to the Horse and Jockey Inn where we have created an atmosphere for you to have an enjoyable experience.

We are open for lunch and dinner every day from 11am till late, with Gluten Free and Vegetarian options available.         

Bookings are recommended.

The Horse and Jockey Inn is perfect for meeting friends and family while enjoying lunch or dinner, casual bar snack, or a drink after work in our lovely spacious garden bar.  Free Wifi in main areas.

We cater for larger groups to celebrate e.g. birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, we can do private functions, with a formal or casual menu, platters,  or buffet.  (conditions apply)   Contact our Manager to discuss your needs.

Our accommodation on the second floor has 15 rooms, from single through to a family room. You will find our prices very affordable with tea and coffee making facilities on site.  We are right in the centre of Matamata,  within walking distance to catch the bus to the Hobbiton Movie set.  Accommodation check in time is from 2.00pm to 9.00pm,  Check out time is 10am. Rooms can be booked through

Vaccine Passport is required for Accommodation
Anyone wanting to stay must have a current vaccine passport which will be verified at check-in.