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Mossburn Railway Hotel

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, Pizza,
16 York Street, Mossburn 9747, New Zealand
+64 3-248 6399
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Homely and great Food”
Mar 28, 2018
“Country fare”
Closed Now
Bar, Pizza, Pub, New Zealand
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
16 York Street, Mossburn 9747, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service and food very good We were more than happy and would recommend The battered blue cod was well worth it .Only wish I had ordered two pieces😊

Thank WalterGreen2022
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Nice family restaurant with big country servings. Go for the steak. The burger has a lot of mayonaise.

Thank pauljilltaylor
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I have stayed here before and brought my wife this trip so she could see it. It is a rustic, spartan place, but very quaint. It is NOT flashy, but it is clean and the staff is very friendly. The bar/restaurant is attached and serves...More

Thank NZfan02
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Wheels & Wheels. See review. Had two meals at Railway Hotel. Enjoyed the food, wine and atmosphere. Just wish the Railway was still running ( with steam trains).

Thank Hamish_MacGlen
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Busy place. Huge dining area. Meals arrived fast from the Bistro. We ate there twice. Pity it doesnt serve breakfast to its guests as rooms dont have cooking facilities. Not even a fridge.More

1  Thank OVERSZ
Thomas L, Owner at Mossburn Railway Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Hi Thanks for the review. Its good to hear that you got served quickly. As for the breakfast and the fridge, I can only assume that I (or my staff) forgot to show you the breakfast lounge. My apologies for that. We include a free...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Mossburn is only a small township but this pub appears to be the beating heart. It attracts the locals for a quiet ale and a decent meal and visitors are warmly welcomed. The newly opened Wheels & Reels accommodation across the road provides quiet, clean...More

Thank SheFitandFabulous
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Went to this hotel for a quick meal. The battered blue cod and chips were cooked perfectly - over the last few years Stewart Island ranked best ever for this but the cooking here was equal to that. There was an average salad served with...More

Thank pcm55
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We stayed here one night in March 2016. Arriving cold and tired after a long day in the bike saddle (we were riding the Tour Aotearoa), a roaring fire greeted us alongside a hearty, yummy and really well cooked meal. This was one of the...More

Thank cyt79
Thomas L, Owner at Mossburn Railway Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2016

Thank you for the great review. It was a pleasure to meet all of you. I hope the Kennet brothers continue with this event. See you next year.

Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

It may not be five star but the staff are friendly the shower is a hot the Wi-Fi is strong the food is good and the beds are comfortable. Tom goes out of his way to make this pub overnighter a great stop.if you are...More

Thank altillett
Thomas L, Owner at Mossburn Railway Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2016

We are glad you enjoyed your evening with us. The non sterile touristy label is great. Just what we want our guest to experience.

Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights at the Railway Hotel. Meals were wonderful and the hosts made you feel very welcome. Menu has basic choices but every one very tasty. In our group of eight, everyone loved their meal without exception.

Thank Wayne P
Thomas L, Owner at Mossburn Railway Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2016

Thanks for you kind words. We hope to see you return next year for more biking.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Bar, Pizza, Pub, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 York Street, Mossburn 9747, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Mossburn
  • Phone Number: +64 3-248 6399
  • E-mail
We offer a range of food from a bowl of chips to huge mixed grill meal. We offer great pizzas on a Wednesday and Thursday.
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