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Red Stag Restaurant

53 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
+64 3-685 8058
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“venison” (25 reviews)
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European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
53 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
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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
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We checked into our motel last Wednesday, and walked down to this restaurant. The garden was lovely, so we took a room by the window. I ordered the MT Cook salmon, which was cooked to perfection, my husband had mushroom pasta which he said was...More

Thank dianeka2
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My partner Claire and I dined here on the recommendation of our B&B hosts We were 'squeezed in' early evening (which suited us) as the mid to later evening was booked fully and we could see why The food was wonderfully presented and tasty and...More

Thank theoriginalbubster
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Good service, great ambience and good menu options... Came here for dinner There is an inhouse dog :)

Thank Suneesh_anand
Reviewed 13 November 2016

One of the better dining experiences I have had recently.The "Mine Hosts" could not have been better and were so accommodating. The food was wonderful and the service just great!

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived late in the evening, most of the other places around were closed but came down the road and found this place. Lovely good and service. Cool ambience. Definitely recommending to all our friends.

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Group booking for Christchurch car club rallying in the area. Milane could not not have been more pleasant to deal with. Group was complimentary about food served and value for money. Service friendly and tailored to our requirements. Happy people. Cannot ask for more. thanks

Thank Sandra F
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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