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Freemans Dining Room Restaurant

47 London Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
+64 3-328 7517
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
2 days ago
“Excellent pasta”
5 days ago
“Yummy yummy.”
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 London Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fresh pasta daily made, very thin pizza with real tomato, very good entrees and the best fish pie I've ever taste.

Thank Andres H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here a few months ago out on the deck. The food is fab and the wait staff were great. The sun was pouring onto the deck and the views great. See you again

Thank tophat64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in at Freemans for dinner recently (a Saturday night), where we had booked several months earlier. On arrival we found that our indoor table for two was in a line of other tables for two. The tables were so close that it was actually...More

Thank TeamBagpipe
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Mothers Day lunch for 4, excellent food, twist on originals, roast of day perfect offering for elder family members, corned beef hash tasty served in a modern way, yummy zucchini fries, had heard from others these were not to be missed & they definitely delivered...More

Thank Finnyfoo2014
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lovely restaurant in picturesque Lyttelton. The dining room is not very large and is very popular so I suggest you book in advance. The menu isn't huge but there is plenty of choice for all tastes. The staff are very attentive and pleasant and service...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Just arrived in Christchurch and we thought we'd explore further afield. Lyttleton is an interesting working port and Freemans has a good view from the outside deck. The service was slow but pleasant... the waitress apologised they were short staffed. Shared starter of grilled squid...More

Thank Brasser T
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I visited here with my family who were over from the UK after seeing it was highly rated here on Tripadvisor. The place is quite a small restaurant at the front but there is a nice bar area out the back with great views and...More

Thank Terran N
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Great place to eat and share food. Freeman's zucchini fries are legendary - super tasty and super light - great for sharing with friends. The warmed olives are another regular item we get to share as well. Pizzas are thin crusted and great also.

Thank annieb107
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly quick service tonight as they are fully booked and turning people away. Valentine's Day. All meals delicious and the service banter pleasant. Many thanks for a great meal

Thank assetsltd
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We managed to get a table with a partial view of the harbour, under an umbrella to shelter us from the sun, but not all tables are that good. The food and service however are faultless! We had zucchini fries to share (enough for 2!)...More

Thank Andrew000000001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
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 3-328 7517
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