Breakfast: 6am – 10am
Lunch: 11am - 3 pm
Dinner: 6pm - 10pm.
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Governors Eatery + Bar is flooded with natural light from its large, street facing windows and focusses on regional cuisine that highlights the best local produce from the Taranaki region. Featuring indoor and outdoor dining areas, Governors is the perfect place to relax with a meal accompanied by a fine New Zealand wine, a specialty cocktail or refreshing beverage.
Our Governors team would like to invite you to an unprecedented culinary experience and a true New Zealand service from the moment you step into the restaurant or bar.
The entire party of 16 enjoyed the evening. Would return anytime
Awesome stay and lovely food and staff
Probably a little too much enquiry about our meal and maybe more communication needed with kitchen team about who was taking the orders. Beautiful meals and desserts!!
All staff very friendly and helpful 😀
Very bland food. Cooked well but lacking in flavour.
The menu is brief and very meat-heavy. The entrees are quite meagre for the price - $18 for one duck croquette seems a little steep. The mains are also expensive but the serving sizes are more generous. Service is efficient and friendly, although on arriving we stood at the bar to have a drink and were asked somewhat abruptly to move to our table to "get out of the way". The only sparkling wine available "by the glass" is Deutz which is actually served from 200ml bottles. The restaurant is spacious and neutrally decorated. Very comfortable chairs! Overall an enjoyable dining experience which is decidedly unexceptional considering the prices.
The idea of a High Tea was lovely and I looked forward to treating my daughter in laws but the event was not so lovely. Food was good, tea choices great, atmosphere nice but the service was lacking big time. Very disappointed and would not repeat
We were first seated by the lovley large windows but with the sun streaming in it was way too hot. The staff quickly found us a new table but maybe some shade blinds are needed. A lovely selection of teas and eats for an enjoyable high tea.
Great team. Great service Great venue. Definitely coming back. Thank you.
Steak and fish were cooked to perfection.
We came on ’ first table ’ deal so value for money was great. Service was very good, very attentive, even though the waitress brought us someone else's order. She was very apologetic. Food was lovely - the fish was a delicious dish with all the vegetables and sauce compliment. My husband's sirloin was beautiful, he enjoyed it very much. A very pleasant dinner, thank you.
We had a lovely dinner. Service was fantastic and our meal was great. We especially enjoyed the duck croquette entree.
The restaurant is absolutely beautiful and the staff are polite and friendly. Unfortunately, I did not enjoy the food, I had the lamb which was undercooked and cold, I also did not like the rest of the dish. I found the portion size was very small for the price and would definitely not go back.
What a great experience it was, we enjoyed Dining at Governors. The food was amazing the cocktails out of this world, Luke was a good host and the service was great. we will be back for more.
Great food and service. Can get quite noisy in restaurant when busy.
A great place for any occasion. Will happily recommend.
Meal was lovely. Meat cooked to perfection
Attended the high tea on Saturday. The food was lovely. Fresh and tasty. Will definitely come again.
A romantic night out, and we got friendly efficient service and outstanding food, but so it should be for the price. Highly recommended for a special night out.
The steak was amazing unfortunately the bacon crumb really let the steak down as it over powered the flavour of the steak other great meal
Great food and service
Lunch was at best average the fish and chips batter was hard and greasy the fish was very dry probably not very fresh. Disappointing given we had an excellent evening meal there a week ago obviously a different chef and menu
A very limited and expensive lunch menu. Paying almost $40 for a mushroom risotto is excessive. The food took a long time to arrive and portion sizes are small.
Great service from TJ. Beautiful food and very well looked after
Always enjoy dining here. Delicious food and friendly service.