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Freemans Dining Room

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47 London Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
+64 3-328 7517
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (43 reviews)
“tortellini” (6 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
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 weeks ago

Freemans is finally open on the week-end for brunch from 11. Called in on a busy Saturday market day for Brunch. I had coffee - perfectly made. A friend tea - made properly with boiling water. The third friend a long brown - or more...More

Thank ChrizBee59
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Had a plesent evening in freemans with the family, had the tortellini pasta which was A1 and and my partner had the salmon with risotto. . It was a Wednesday evening so there was a reasonable deal on the pasta and pizza dishes . We...More

Thank Bairbesfeathers
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great dinner at Freemans in Lyttleton. Music on the deck, courteous attention to service and the best pizza ever. Loved the warm spinach and bacon side salad. They even have gluten-free options.

Thank KarenMTravel
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Had some time to kill before my flight home and didn't feel like firing up the computer. Drove to Lyttleton instead and landed here at Happy Hour which runs between 3pm to 5pm. Nice wine list. Reasonably priced. Have bar snacks available including pizzas before...More

Thank Terrybelle1966
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Our meals had flavour combinations that worked perfectly and were expertly executed. We had fish in a lemon and caper sauce, which was outstanding. We also had a simple pizza, which was one of the best we have had in NZ. It was also very...More

Thank Somerfield2015
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Usually busy, good atmosphere, helpful staff, very good food. Worth a visit. Reasonably priced too. I will return.

Thank Stroma217
Reviewed 10 December 2017 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 17 November 2017 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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 November 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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 3-328 7517
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Neighbourhood eatery in the heart of Lyttelton specialising in authentic Italian pizzas and hand made pasta alongside great hospitality. Great views of Lyttelton from our heated and covered deck.
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