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Rutland Arms

) #4 of 65 Restaurants in Whanganui ££ - £££ , European,
48-52 Ridgway Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-347 7677
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good50%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fillet steak” (2 reviews)
“ribs” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
48-52 Ridgway Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed sticky pork ribs. Service was prompt but we did not like it when some staff would reach across to collect plates. Thought wooden dining chairs were a bit hard. Overall a good general dining experience.

Thank jana_kiwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last night with my wife and friends. They have just introduced a new menu with some excellent choices. I opted for a deep fried prawn starter that was a good size portion and full of flavour. As a main I chose the sirloin...More

Thank plod999uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bar offers a variety of meals from bar snacks to main meals so great for all appetites. Very obliging staff.

Thank Colliecatz
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We were passing through Whanganui/Wanganui on a recent trip to NZ and looking for somewhere to have dinner. My wife asked a shop assistant in a local bookstore and they recommended the Rutland Arms. We made a booking and were glad we did as when...More

Thank fordc268
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We popped in for lunch midweek and ordered from the cabinet. The meal consisted of meat and rice only, no salad. And the rice had obviously been sitting for a while as it was rather hard in places. But the beers were great - rather...More

Thank nin132
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Must be something in the water. Last time I was there I wasn't impressed at all. However this time around great service and great food to back it up.

Thank Fray G
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We ate here during our Open Studios weekend and had a very nice meal here. Great selection of craft beers in real pint glasses for a change! The eye fillet was cooked to my taste and the unusual beetroot risotto with it was delicious, although...More

Thank GillyONZ
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The service at lunch time is almost non-existent........queue all the way out the door for the one person serving. Shame because the food is good and reasonably priced. I have been there for dinner and the service is much better.

Thank peggyfittes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I had the Rutlands Big Breakfast Bacon sausage mushrooms hashbrown tomato scambled eggs what more could you ask for.

Thank aytosdairy
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We had a great evening. Staff couldn't have been friendlier nor more helpful. Food was excellent (perfect pub food), wide choice of beers, cheerful atmosphere. Recommended.

Thank sjsauckland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48-52 Ridgway Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-347 7677
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