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Rutland Arms

££ - £££, European,
48-52 Ridgway Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-347 7677
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shanks” (7 reviews)
“mash” (5 reviews)
“fish chips” (2 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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21 - 30 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered off the kids menu because $24 for a lunch main suggested large portions. Just as well! The burger was the perfect size for an adult lunch made with fresh lettuce, tomatoe, onion and a homemade pattie. The fish and chips were also a...More

1  Thank 229PaulineW
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Come to Rutland Arms when I feel like getting that British Pub experience and a nice pint. Lots of different beers on tap including many local craft beers. This place never disappoints me.

Thank Peter v
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here and assumed it was just out of the cabinet which was veey little variety. Felt like i was lining up at a rest home. Service was shocking, 1 lady was doing everything so we had a big wait to. Overall a bit...More

Thank Taylor S
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Whether we're out for dessert, drinks, or a meal, my husband and I will often settle on the Rutland Arms. With three dining spaces -- an enclosed inner courtyard, traditional pub area with booth seats and fireplace, or small side room -- it's suitable for...More

1  Thank C_and_S2017
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My family (including in-laws) were here on New Year's eve for dinner. Service was friendly but inconsistent. The food was very good and the environment charming. The decor, like the street, is old colonial with lots of exposed beams, etched glasses and old mirrors. The...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Christmas Eve. 80th birthday to celebrate. Chose The Rutland as the venue and it delivered. Good food. Good service. Will go again.

Thank j0hn0nh0liday
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were a family group of 4 on a Wednesday night. We were surprised at how busy it was. We got a nice table by the window in a booth. Good service by the waitress and not too long a wait for the meals. My...More

1  Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great service. Craft beer was lovely. Sirloin steak was perfect and well price at $30. Lovely meal and will come again next time we are passing through.

Thank johndnz
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful old pub with good food. The bar looked great and had an excellent range of beers. Menu pretty comprehensive for the type of food and everything was cooked well at a reasonable price. Well worth a visit

Thank Akkadian
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Meal was very well put together, Belly Pork on a bed of mash with a few assorted vegetables. Nice touch with a little crackling on the top and a good selection of beers. Food arrived hot and on time, although the portion size could heave...More

Thank Richard B
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Restaurant Details

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