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Red Stag Restaurant

53 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
+64 3-685 8058
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, International, Gluten Free Options
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53 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

My husband and I had an excellent meal at the Red Stag Restaurant. We both ordered the filet of beef and it was perfectly cooked. Our meal came with seasonal vegetables and a potato. Wish we could have had dessert as the dessert menu looked...More

Thank wwjd1947
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

WE were staying for one night up the road, on the way to Christchurch and had heard good things about this restaurant so booked a couple of days in advance. WE are so glad we did because it was great! A couple of glasses of...More

Thank accidentaltourist_8
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Delicious food in a very warm and pleasant setting. Verandah setting overlooking the garden a great place to enjoy a meal. We chose local items - Mt Cook salmon and venison, both served with seasonal vegetables. Menu has a good range of choices and the...More

Thank DandCDoha
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We were well looked after in a laid back, spacious and beautiful setting. Ideal for a very good meal after a day of tramping. Definitely one of a kind. Left feeling very satisfied and happy. Will definitely return

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

It became quite late due to an unscheduled visit to Mt Cook and the Tasman Glacier. The owner of the restaurant was very welcoming and prepared a very hearty meal for us. We were able to relax, take in the atmosphere and engage in conversation...More

Thank tuckerfamily11
Reviewed 27 January 2017

What a great start to our New Zealand trip! We took the advice of our motel owner and made the short walk to the Red Stag, and discovered that we would walk miles to get there again! We were greeted warmly. The food was delightful...More

Thank lad1949
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful, prefessionally run place. A warm friendly greeting with 5* fabulous food that would not be out of place on Masterchef. I'm so thankful we came across the Red Stag and highly recommend it

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The original Red Stag building here in historic Fairlie dates back to the late 1800s. Much warm hospitality here plus comfortable dining, friendly service and great food. Generous portions of rib-eye, venison and chicken salad were very tasty and cooked perfectly. Good choice of wines...More

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 19 January 2017

A great restaurant in an old building. Food is fantastic with an interesting menu. Service is very good. Good wine list as well.

Thank XMOS69
Reviewed 16 January 2017

had to go late as fully booked earlier which suited us was full wine very good food ok but nothing extrodinary . pleasant gardens and walk back to motel . like fairlie very much quiet little town good coffeee shop as well

Thank alfie08
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Adam B
10 August 2016|
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Response from Clare F | Reviewed this property |
Hi Adam, They have the most fabulous food and I'm sure if you let them know they would do something special. We have eaten there several times and always had a great meal. However I can recommend the dessert with the Fairy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Fairlie
  • Phone Number: +64 3-685 8058
A La Carte dining in a relaxing environment in our sunny conservatory or in our elegant dining room.
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