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Stellar Restaurant & Bar

2 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 7278
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (51 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
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LOCATION
2 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 289 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always have great service with Sam who works at Stellar. She is quick to seat us and she knows our order off-by-heart. She is instrumental to the restaurant! She is well organised and friendly!

1  Thank GrandTour26071481342
82IanC82, Public Relations Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review GrandTour26071481342 we will pass your thanks onto Sam

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined at this restaurant last night with a large group 23 in total. We had been advised to choose a two or three course menu as it saves time, we chose the 3 course. Arrived at 6.15pm, our meal orders were taken at 7.15pm and...More

1  Thank Patti C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an early dinner on a Friday night on route to a weekend away from Wellington. The place was lively and service was good. There was a good choice - lots of interesting pizzas, burgers, snacks and main meals. All eight of us agreed...More

2  Thank MareeK474
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are delighted your group had a fantastic meal MareeK474 thanks for calling in on route you have to do it again sometime

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We selected Stellar 100% by the outside look of the place. The staff were great, friendly and attentive without being over the top. The food is good quality and quantity. The steak (rare) was cooked to perfection. The beer selection was ok, more craft beer...More

Thank BrendenM65
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit to Stellar BrendenM65 and yes hope to see you back soon

Reviewed 17 September 2018

Visited here recently with a political group event. (Room was way too hot!) Drinks were immediate but a samll pizza ordered took almost an HOUR to arrive, which makes one wonder if it takes that long in the regular restaurant???

Thank Artisteyes
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Had a wonderful meal in a very busy restaurant but with excellent service. Loved the scallops, squid and fish and chips and the men raved about the lamb and burger. Not cheap, but worth every penny. Most places were closed as it was a Monday...More

1  Thank JaneMay
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks for you review JaneMay glad you enjoyed your visdit and the food

Reviewed 12 September 2018

I don't know why I haven't been to this restaurant sooner! Had lunch with a group of friends recently and was really pleased with the experience. The staff are friendly and professional and quickly settled us at our tables. There is a great range of...More

Thank FunForGin
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

We are delighted you enjoyed your recent visit to Stellar Ginny you have to come back again soon. Glad you enjoyed the pork belly it is a very popular dish on the menu.

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Whanganui on Monday evening is very quiet, but the stellar was open and looked inviting. The menu was inviting and the chef could be seen cooking our meals. the food was good and the service attentive nut not intrusive. It filled out later and they...More

Thank mikey1379
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit mikey and thanks for the great review

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

So, after a painful drive from wellington i came here for dinner with family. And in all honesty i gotta say the scotch fillet was absolutely cooked perfectly. I dont usually order steak when eating out, as my idea of medium rare tends to differ...More

1  Thank Mikey S
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

We are delighted you enjoyed your steak Mikey and thanks for your great review much appreciated

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

An overnight stay in Wanganui this week gave me the opportunity to dine in this superb establishment. After trawling the streets looking for somewhere to eat, a security man pointed us to the Vic Hotel (trades as StellarRestaurant) as the best meal you will get...More

1  Thank barrysO8155AR
Ian C, Public Relations Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thanks for the great review barrysO8155AR the Surf'n'Turf is a very popular dish on the menu, glad you enjoyed it

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Karen W
2 April 2016|
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Response from PeterEllicott | Property representative |
Hi Karen, my apologies for the lack of response we have just had a frantic couple of months with an ownership change and staff changes etc, it was never my intention to ignore your response as we value customer feedback be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 7278
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