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Red Lion Inn

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45 Anzac Parade | Durie Hill, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-348 4080
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“burgers” (8 reviews)
“angus steak” (2 reviews)
“mash” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Contemporary, Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
45 Anzac Parade | Durie Hill, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the Red Lion on 2 occasions recently - both times I was impressed with the quality, taste and presentation of the food. The chef took great care with his food, it was delicious and every bit as good as top restaurants in...More

Thank bevm100
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Our party of 8 ordered various delectable dishes in the restaurant section. My Angus steak with courgettes and mushrooms was beautifully presented and prepared - Praise to the chef! All the other dishes were also faultless and portion sizes were delightfully larger than expected. However,...More

Thank BraemarInnKeeper
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We visited as a large group, which they seated us upstairs in our own area which worked very well. We have full meal & food was surprisingly good. Very positive feedback from group. Service was a little slow & patchy which dropped them down from...More

Thank GrahamAK
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We went there for our anniversary lunch.The steak was better than the most expensive steak-house in Palmerston North.We the only customers mid-week in the bar and our service was really top notch.My wife managed to extract $50 out of the pokies.While this was happening I...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Had a really nice meal here with my girlfriend. The food was very good as was the wine. Wasn't too expensive and our server was very friendly. Was a little bit cold in there but I've kind of got used to that in New Zealand!

Thank James W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Lovely place for a catch up with friends or a stop off on your way through to other places. Fire is great inside on a cold winters day or sit out in the atrium and catch the sunny rays and watch the river and the...More

Thank sidneyland
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great service and great food at reasonable prices. The servings were enormous and one of us took home a doggy bag !!

Thank peggyfittes
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Received a warm welcome , nice selection on the menue I was with two friends and we all enjoyed our choice of food. Great atmosphere and value for money, I would recommend this venue, also has parking.

Thank sandier57
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The burgers are ok, the drinks fine, the staff excellent. Plenty of room, good for a corporate event or just friends.

Thank Geridog1
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Visited with a group of eight. Everyone enjoyed there meals. Angus steak was excellent Other meals are all well priced. Staff friendly and welcoming

Thank Roger B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, Contemporary, Pub, New Zealand
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Anzac Parade | Durie Hill, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-348 4080
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We are the heart of hospitality in Wanganui, established in 1935. We cater for all with fine dining, cafe, function rooms, cabinet food, craft beer and a sports bar. We have it all! Come down and check us out!
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