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Freemans Dining Room Restaurant

47 London Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
+64 27 655 9828
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (41 reviews)
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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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Have been here many times to sit on deck and listen to jazz on a Sunday afternoon. Always thoroughly enjoyed all aspects. My first time dining on a cold Christchurch evening. A warm welcome and atmosphere... Enjoyed a lovely pinot noir, knowledgeable sincere service and...More

Thank BBIs4
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant the lady running the place aami i think made us feel so welcome. Really enjoyable lunch in nice atmosphere 66nzd for a massive bruschetta platter a large pizza and a couple of drinks. Highly recommend

Thank Mattwilcra
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I love this place. Lovely staff. Great atmosphere. Wonderful food. Our once a week treat. We love freemans 😉😉😉😉

Thank Caro8880
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The food at Freemans is known to locals as being of a high standard. Couple this with their wonderful deck dining area boasting port and harbour views and you have two compelling reasons to visit historic Lyttelton for palate-pleasing wine and stomach-satisfying food. If you're...More

Thank Old V
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had dinner booked the same night at the Lyttelton lights festival. Excellent service and the food was delicious. I would rate this higher than the experience we recently had at the Roots restaurant just down the road from freemans. Very relaxed atmosphere and staff...More

Thank 13omm
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a beautifully cooked, quality lunch in a welcoming atmosphere with genuinely warm, delightful staff. Food was outstanding. Can't wait to come back for dinner!

Thank Cherie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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