Otematata Eatery, Bar & Lodging

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+64 3 438 7899| [email protected]| www.bestdampub.co.nz State Highway 83, Otematata 9412, New Zealand
Point of difference

Being a one-stop shop we have a variety of accommodation options available from recently refurbished apartments to country style pub rooms.
A full restaurant and bar offering a wide range of kiwi cuisine and specialising in Low & Slow Cooked Meats.

Directions from nearest town

If you are cycling from Omarama, don't cross the dam. Come down the hill and the road will lead you along a picturesque lakeside view into Otematata,


Your classic kiwi country pub, with a truck & trailer load more than you might expect!


Otematata Eatery, Bar & Lodging prides itself on delicious meals, a fun and friendly atmosphere and excellent customer service. Experience one of New Zealand's true country style kiwi pubs – this is one dam fine pub that you don't want to miss out on!


About Our Accommodation [About our Digs - Accommodation]


We have the option of freshly appointed apartments with a kitchenette or our kiwI style pub rooms. Either way, we can meet your needs and budget.
We are currently updating each pub room. When we purchased the hotel, every aspect of it required some much-needed love and attention. Over the next 24 months, we'll be improving to create a stunning destination with options for all. Learn about our journey so far. Whilst some of our rooms are very original and in need of being modernised, we can assure you they will be clean, tidy, comfortable and that the showers alone are worth a try - great pressure and always hot!


About our Low & Slow Meat Co [About our Grub – the Low & Slow Meat Co.]


Our Daily Graze
Our very own concept, the Low & Slow Meat Co. restaurant kitchen provides delicious and hearty meals. We locally source the finest cuts of meat and cook them “low and slow” in our genuine Texas Original Pitt BBQ, for up to 8 hours. Our wood-fired meats are rich, succulent, and full of flavour.
If the smokehouse is not for you, we have an amazing range of local and Kiwi food (kai) options you’ll just love. Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements or allergies, our Chef will be happy to assist.

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