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Stellar Restaurant & Bar

2 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 7278
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (24 reviews)
“thai salad” (5 reviews)
“filo pastry” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stellar's is a good local pub with a good menu - especially the pizza varieties that they have. A warm winter's fire is a welcome sight. The pub also has craft beer available which is very good. Small meeting rooms are also a bonus.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was average felt rushed out and they mucked up the bill too. They put a group of us in a function room with no atmo when restaurant was empty. Food was heavily overpriced for well below average food in flavour and presentation. My entree...More

Thank annemorganwebster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner last night with family found bar service slow and bad. One of us ordered a curry when asked what the curry was we were told butter chicken but when it came out it was potato curry. Meals were cold. Wouldn't go back here...More

Thank Tallandshort2014
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Met a few friends here, had an amazing venison burger which I'd be happy to go back for any day! Service was slow but only seemed to be one person working. Restaurant was warm and clean. Mains looked a little pricey and my friends meal...More

Thank kaylahow
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice and creamy mouthwatering cornbeef pasta. So yum. This my second day back for this special.

Thank 327aaron
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a meal here before going to the cinema. The service was friendly. We appreciated a table near the open heater on a cold evening. The menu was very diverse and offered something for everyone including GF. There is a bar at one end...More

Thank youngmerinda
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This was not a first visit to Stellar and a cursory glance at the menu showed the usual sorts of things one comes to expect in a pub-restaurant: pizzas, burgers, salads along with a range of main courses across a variety of different meats. We...More

Thank Erasmus16
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Headed here on a Tuesday evening for a light meal as it is somewhere we haven't been before. Ordered a Wedges and Nachos as bar snacks with some drinks. It was reasonably priced. Rather tasty. Service was super. Really liked the ladies who helped us!...More

Thank SilicoJack
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Nice central location, friendly staff good choice on menu, we choose the pizza and really enjoyed it. Even the chef introduced themselves to see how we were enjoying our meal. Nice pub food.

Thank sandier57
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Went to stellar last night for dinner and I order the 300g scotch with fries and salad which was cooked to perfection it's always an out standing steak when we come here. Staff are awesome we will be back again

1  Thank blaze125
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Karen W
2 April 2016|
Response from Peter E | 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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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