Food & Drinks - Tussock Bar & Restaurant Mt. Ruapehu Hotel

Chateau Tongariro Hotel

Alpine-themed tavern with hearty fare and pool table

Tussock Bar & Restaurant

Tussock dishes out pizza, burgers and classic mountain fare from a tavern and pool room in Whakapapa Village, a short walk from Chateau Tongariro. Relax with an open fireplace, live sports TV and a spacious outdoor deck for soaking up the evening sunset over Mount Ngauruhoe. Evening socialising and dancing make it one of the best Whakapapa bars.

Browse through our current menu here.

Browse through our Tussock weekly specials here.

Opening hours


For the winter season Tussock Bar & Restaurant will be open from 3pm til late.

Please note that these hours are seasonal and subject to change.