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Reviews & Comments


  • After 40 years we decided to return to Owen River Tavern where I proposed to her all those years ago.  What a great place, the memories flooding back - Lovely place.
    — Ted & Cherie, Taupo Bay

    Cherie and Ted at Owen River Tavern
  • Mt. Owen, 1875m, is a pleasant prospect from the beer garden on a summer’s day, the sort of day that poor Thomas Brunner might have welcomed for drying clothes and equipment and mourning his loyal and, in the end, sacrificial Rover…
    — DON DONOVAN

  • Feel like home here. Thank you for the family like hospitality.
    — JB, Malaysia

  • Ed & Lee had a great diner here. Hospitality is the best. If we ever come back to NZ, we will be coming back to this place.
    — Geweidis

    Geweidis
  • Warm hospitality in cold weather of KiwiLand.
    — KS, Pahong, Malaysia

  • Thank you so much for the wonderful unit, we will tell all our friends how fabulous and friendly you are. Thank you again.
    — Paul & Anne B. - Christchurch

  • Hahaha Menu of the day Black Bean with Pork & rice, what can I say.... I can't breathe anymore.
    — Marita

  • We had a lovely stay at the Owen River Tavern & Motels. The fried rice with black bean beef is a wonderful dish from the Mighty kiwi food.
    — James C., Singapore

  • What a cool little pub in a beautiful place. Lovely.
    — Jenny and Jared R, Mount Mounganui

    Jenny and Jared R.