We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
Reviews (347)
Filter reviews
338 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Traveller rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pizza steak surf and turf fries salad pork belly bar snacks great meal friday night cooked perfectly the main street the river meals wanganui range
Selected filters
Updating list...
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has improved out of sight, the service now comes with a smile and in a timely fashion. The meals were just excellent. Well presented, generous and tasty. Well done new people, this is awesome for a small town like wanganui.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 9 March 2021

My husband and I went there last night on a whim. We did a road trip to Whanganui for fun and a local man suggested this place. I'll admit the service is lacking. The servers were friendly but quite slow. We happened on a steak...night there. I'm a eye filet girl but scotch was on order last night. A big fat 300g piece of beautiful medium-rare perfection for both of us. We asked for sides of fried onions and they were also beautifully seasoned (it's those small things that matter). One of us had rosti and veggies and the other fries and salad. No issues. We would totally go back again. Chef got a $20 tip for a drink after work from us. Super yummy steak! Thank you :)More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 24 February 2021 via mobile

We had a great dinner here & the staff were really helpful & accommodating with options for my coeliac partner. The portions are large the wine portions & prices are really good also. Being able to book first table was a bonus.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 20 February 2021 via mobile

We had a good lunch here a few days ago and both enjoyed. We both had the fish and chips, fish was terakihi, beautifully cooked and lovely flavour. Well worth having a meal here.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 16 February 2021

Went there for lunch trying to find a restaurant over looking the river (nearly impossible). We were not disappointed the service was good and food great with little twists example loaded fries with vietnamese flavours and bacon and blue cheese pizza. Next time we pass...through Wanganui we will be stopping here againMore

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 5 February 2021 via mobile

Prawn cocktail starter was beautiful, though some lettuce was brown. My sloppy Joe burger was o Nice til I discovered raw chicken...so I left it on the plate, i mentioned it to waitress who said she would speak to the chef, meanwhile we went to...pay and again mentioned the raw chicken..she simply said oh that's a shame, no apology or discount....she was very blasé...wouldn't go backMore

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 27 January 2021

“Pork belly with Kimchi slaw”?? “Undressed coleslaw garnishing a bland piece of pork with decidedly tasteless sauces” is more accurate. Disappointing. Service was efficient, but not particularly polite.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 20 January 2021

My wife and I had lunch there, shared a really nice pizza with generous and tasty topping, cooked perfectly. The service was excellent, friendly and prompt. The decor is very relaxing and the place is spotlessly clean. We enjoyed our visit and wished we had...found this place earlier in our visit to Wanganui.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 2 January 2021 via mobile

Average pub meal - limited options for meal out over new year period. Pleased to get table here but disappointing service with waitress who we saw once to take orders with lack of knowledge of menu. Surf and turf well rated but other meals disappointing...particularly pork belly.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 8 December 2020 via mobile

nice steak with seasonal vegetables very nice staff and friendly service with tasty food . easy parking along street

Date of visit: December 2020
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Rutland Arms Inn
132 reviews
.18 km away
The Grand Hotel
201 reviews
.61 km away
Riverview Motel
185 reviews
.85 km away
B-Ks Magnolia Motor Lodge
78 reviews
.99 km away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Japanese Kitchen WA
223 reviews
.34 km away
Rutland Arms
282 reviews
.18 km away
Momiji Japanese Restaurant & Takeaway
58 reviews
.07 km away
Thai Villa Restaurant
120 reviews
.04 km away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics
107 reviews
.38 km away
Kowhai Park
224 reviews
1.30 km away
Durie Hill Elevator
382 reviews
.54 km away
Whanganui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
176 reviews
.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
19 January 2020|
Response from IanCondy | Property representative |
Karen W
2 April 2016|
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
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing