The Riverhead - the Historic Tavern

The Riverhead, one of New Zealand's oldest taverns is the only establishment you can arrive directly to our dock by boat from central Auckland. If coming by road, its only 25 minutes from the city. Enjoy views from our decks or warm up by the fire.

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The Riverhead comprises of The Landing, our licensed restaurant featuring superb gastro-pub food, the Portage Bar, classically kiwi with pool tables & drop down large screen perfect for watching sport.

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The Boat House is our functions venue which will feature live music most Sundays with a relaxed carnival atmosphere and is available for private hire for wedding or business meeting and functions.

The Riverhead is the perfect place for any get-together in a relaxed atmosphere.


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Physical address

The Riverhead - the Historic Tavern, 68 Queen Street, Riverhead, Coatesville, Auckland, 0820, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
11am - late Weekdays, 10am - late Weekends
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
40 min from Airport
Proximity to town:
25 mins by car from Central Auckland

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