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Caroline's Boathouse Bar & Eatery Restaurant

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) #2 of 65 Restaurants in Whanganui $$ - $$$ , European,
181 Somme Parade, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-281 3377
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
“scallops” (6 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
181 Somme Parade, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yes we are lucky to have such a simple place to dine and entertain. Excellent staff, attentive and friendly, food to match, just spot on.

Thank Geridog1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second visit to Caroline's Boat Shed and every thing about this place is perfect great food and service all staff made you feel welcome. When giving order one meal was Gluten and dairy free the young waitress was more then happy to...More

Thank elainec0x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic meal with superb service. My Angus Rump steak was well cooked with great pepper sauce and tender veges. The lady had a burger that was top notch and the wee fella had crumbed snapper and chips. The service is what nailed...More

Thank GuySmithNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff and service, nice ambience, good menu selection and good food. Left knowing we would go back.

Thank john752016
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner alone while here on business. Very friendly staff made me feel very comfortable and welcome. Food was tasty and well-priced. Not exceptional - just basic but good. I would go back for sure. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Went for breakfast had the buffet , it was ok but would not have it again. Went for dinner had a Seafood dish it was cooked and presented well I thought for $29 there could have been a more seafood and less chips. Dessert not...More

Thank 910sdg
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

My family & i all met up at Caroline's for a suprise birthday for our mum. Huge venue, plenty of room for kids to move about, great staff & service! Food was awesome & most importantly-mum had an awesome time! The atmosphere is nice a...More

Thank NaomiBogileka
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Awesome meals, great service. Kids meals were really big, great value for $6 each. Busy night but they accommodated us with 3 little kids. Cold glasses for beer - always a plus. Will be back next time we visit whanganui

Thank alicecow
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Our kids really enjoyed their meals. For the grown ups: our mains were good. Great chicken salad and fish burger. Dessert was beyond disappointing. What was listed as a chocolate layer cake with homemade chocolate sauce was little more than a hunk of packet mix...More

Thank Chocbee
Reviewed 28 March 2017

From the moment we stepped in here we were welcomed by the staff. Large space but intimate little places and lovely view. Nice outdoor seating too. Oh, the food. That was great too. We had the seafood platter and scallop meal. Fresh and yummy. Thanks...More

Thank tripsta00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Somme Parade, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-281 3377
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