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Every bloke or blokess needs a place where they can unwind with a cool beer and good old chin wag with their mates or matesses. Here you’ll find tall tales being told, pool balls being shot, live sport on big screens and hearty food being savoured. And of course it will all be washed down with life’s essentials – icy cold, thirst quenching beer. Above the bar you’ll see cool creations by local sculptor Garry Dunn, all made from bits and pieces he found around the property. On the walls you’ll see Riverhead’s history – stories about the people who lived here way back when. Now it’s up to you to make a few stories of your own.

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Monday Night: Local Pool Night from 7pm. A friendly competition between locals and those who wish they were. $5 to enter, cash prizes for the winners
Tuesdays: 1 kg Rib Platter served with beer battered chips and our own smoked BBQ sauce for only $30
Wednesday: Quiz Night, every week from 7.30pm. It’s free & there are prizes to be won. Get your team together, it’s loads of fun!
Thursdays: Burger & Beer. Any burger with curly fries & a Monteith’s Beer for only $22
Friday Nights are the perfect time to wind down over a few bevvies and the Portage Bar is the perfect place…..we even have free nibbles around 5.30pm AND
Fridays are Cocktail nights…why go all the way to town when it’s right here?

Saturday Nights it’s the BIG games on the BIG screen. Check out our calendar for who’s playing & when. After the sport, we turn the lights down and ramp up the music.

Hey!…one other thing….. we are very proud sponsors of the Western Pioneer Premiers….our local awesome rugby team! Go the WP’s! 


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Our location

Cnr Queen & York, Riverhead, New Zealand
Phone: 09 412 8902 book@theriverhead.co.nz






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