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Freemans Dining Room

47 London Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
+64 27 655 9828
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (41 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 London Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dined here before for lunch. Awesome outdoor area, covered & uncovered, with views of the harbour. 1st time we visited we had 3 pizza’s shared lunch for two for $50 - bloody fantastic way to having a lunch but not a big ‘over eaten’ lunch....More

Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Early dinner - Fresh pasta was excellent. Restaurant clean and has character we sat inside. Staff very welcoming and clearly interested in ensuring you had a good experience. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I love to go there about once a month on a Sunday afternoon to listen to some world class music. The musician "in residence", Carmel Courtney, can play and sing anything and make it her own. She is simply amazing. She is...More

Thank Sansan63
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The quailty of the food it next level. The staff are amazing. The setting is great and the perfect place to just sit and relax and enjoy the company of who you are with

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This place has a relaxed, friendly Kiwi atmosphere, frequented more by locals than tourists. The food is good and it has outdoor dining with views of the Lyttleton Harbor.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a rushed coffee and a bite and were impressed by the friendly service and speedy delivery of our order. Delicious Eccles cakes and great coffee. Thanks!

Thank 0jacquiew
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We come here often and what I love about Freemans is that they have everything covered - from dining inside & their wonderful menu (I can't go past the pasta dishes), or delicious thin crust pizzas on the deck if you want something more casual....More

Thank molly048
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Just had surprise dinner here and felt very welcome by attentive waitress/owner? And once I took in the menu realised there were lots of options. I enjoyed a Pinot Gris I had not tried before and had lovely feta and spinach cannelloni and my partner...More

Thank lifetolive2014
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I have been here many times now and the service and food is always amazing! its now my go to place when we have visitors staying. Their pasta is just the best! and I can never go past the zucchini fries.

Thank Ange B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Arrived with no booking not a problem was the greeting at the door, service was great, the pasta just so soft and melted in your mouth full of flavor, excellent size.

Thank Sue C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 London Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Lyttelton
  • Phone Number: +64 27 655 9828
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