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The Smoko Room

Having moved from the original site in Leigh, the Sawmill Brewery has been turning out beer from premises just out of Matakana since February 2016. The end of July 2016 we opened the doors to visitors and locals to experience the kind of hospitality Sawmill is about - straight forward and generous.

Opening Hours

Monday - Tuesday

12pm 5pm (last kitchen orders 4.30pm)


12pm - 5pm (last kitchen orders 4.30pm)

friday - saturday

12pm till 10pm (last kitchen orders 8.30pm)


12pm till 5pm (last kitchen orders 4.30pm)


We do not allow dogs anywhere on our premises.
Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.



During the orange light traffic alert level we will remain a predominately walk-in only venue between 12pm - 5.30pm. Just come on in at any time and we will accommodate you on your arrival.

If you're a group of 15 or more people, please see info on group bookings below.


Reservations indoors for the Smoko Room can be made for dinner from 5.30pm onwards for any number of guests. To make a reservation email or call 09 422 6555 (ext. 1).

We don't take reservations for our outdoor area so please come early to secure a table if you'd like to dine outside.


Reservations of 15 or more adults are required to order from one of our 'trust us' set menus. Please get in touch with us to find out more and to reserve a table:

Reservations for groups of 15 or more adults can be made any time throughout the day.


We're humbled by the thought of you wanting us to host your wedding at the Smoko Room. Although we don't cater to wedding ceremonies and receptions, we are the perfect spot to catch up with friends and family the day before or after. Please email to find out how we can help make this an exceptional occasion.


The Great NZ Toastie Takeover

From 13 April till 21 June

The Smoko Room joined the Great NZ Toastie Takeover with McClure's pickles!

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BYO Wine

Thursday Nights in the Smoko Room    

Every Thursday from 5.30pm you can bring your own bottle of wine to enjoy in the Smoko Room

No corkage fee.

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The Happiest of Hours

The Happiest of Hours

Any Sawmill jug and a plate of fried chicken for only $35 at The Smoko Room.

Every Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 3pm - 6pm.

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