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Red Lion Inn

$$ - $$$, ,
45 Anzac Parade | Durie Hill, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-348 4080
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“angus steak” (3 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Contemporary, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Anzac Parade | Durie Hill, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Booked downstairs for Christmas Party. Good choice of 4 food dishes (arranged beforehand), all meals excellent. Upstairs dining area is good with a lovely view of river. Parking behind the Inn available. Always great value

Thank 746gillian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the area for one night and we were recommended to go there for a bite to eat. Did not disappoint. Prompt service, friendly staff and nice food with a reasonable price. Would definitely recommend coming here. Also would recommend the venison it was...More

Thank Robee121uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed this place and the food, when it arrived, was good, but it was odd getting a few meals delivered to the table then waiting ages for the next few, and one of us did not get a meal until everyone else had finished...More

Thank fussy c
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Great bar snacks menu (alternate options to deep fried stuff), friendly bar staff and well organized quiz night through a professional quiz master. Tessa especially made it stress free in the lead up and on the night - nothing was a problem and great comms.

Thank Sherpa815237
Reviewed 30 August 2018

we went for lunch,..great location ( is some road works out the front at present). menu was varied, allergies easily catered for, portions were huge and produce very fresh... pricing was reasonable given the size of the meals...staff were professional and attentive,,, disable access also...More

Thank MeganH3111
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

4 Girls out to lunch. What we chose off the menu. - French toast: thick slice of bread layered in egg with slithers of crunchy bacon, banana and topped with maple syrup. Drippingly goood - Seafood chowder: various seafood with potatoe in a dreamy creamy...More

Thank viqtorius1
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

A nice place to pop in if nowhere else to go. Possibly needs a bit of ambience as we were only ones on restaurant and was very quiet and echoey. Well priced drinks and big bowl of value chips though!

1  Thank Sherpa749398
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Impromptu outing mid week for dinner. Polite and casual service. Beautiful building. The food was fantastic. Huge steak, delicious fries and eggs cooked perfectly. Will be back for more

Thank affalon
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Went here one evening recently with a group. we arrived quite early - only one other was there. We ordered drinks but I never got mine until they gave out all the other drinks after everyone had arrived. I had to ask, "where is my...More

Thank fussy c
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Booked the upstairs dining room for a dinner for a committee with which I'm involved. Very pleasant setting with a wonderful view of the Whanganui River, which looked wonderful that night. it took a wee while to get all our guests organised -it was a...More

Thank ADC5022
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Contemporary, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, 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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