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Liffiton Castle Restaurant

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26 Liffiton Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 7864
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Dining here reminded me of the story of the child saying to his teacher: "I don't think I deserve 1/10 for this assignment." The teacher is said to have replied, "Nor do, I but it's the lowest mark I can give!" To gain this kind of rating from me requires great effort. Let's begin with the decor. It is very... More 

2 Thank Erasmus16
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Something straight out of the Eighties, all the foods of my childhood. Environment was no something you see everyday either but overall a good experience,

Thank Wendy J
Wanganui New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

There were 40 people at the Mid-year Christmas Dinner. The place was laid out as it would be for Christmas; there was even Christmas Pudding. The food selection was wonderful and catered for all taste buds. The cost per head was reasonable and the ambience was great. Not too noisy and at this time of the year the place was... More 

Thank Dilance
Whanganui, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Awesome place to visit. The meal was also awesome. The atmosphere and music along with the decore was pleasent

Thank Carol R
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch years ago. Still the same food, has not changed. Wasted my money here. Only thing I liked was the chilled water. Won't be back.

Thank Mike D
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We arrived with a large party of adylts and smalls. We were recieved and seated by the owner. He expalined the menu and points of interest. ( viewing window atthe rear). From then on we had what I would say an exceptional time. From the start to the end of our meal. The choices of food. Salads, hot meats, vegetables,... More 

Thank cw1Perth
Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

My family and I eat at Lifiton castle on average twice a year. It's a tradition and it never disappoints. A buffet selection of meats, vegetables ( summer and winter) and gorgeous puddings. My kids love it here. The staff is friendly and it's quirky decor ( think 70s , faux castle and wood wall paper) adds to the charm.

1 Thank Madinky
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

Arrived & old man not in a hurry wth a wine menu. Table of 8 arrived after my table of 2 & were briefed on buffet + offered water etc. We were forgotten. Kids putting hands in dessert while parents dined. Outdated furniture.

1 Thank Totnem
Whanganui, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2014

Great meal as there was plenty of choice the Hosts were friendly and helpful Nice environment. The outdoor extension is awesome.. thankyou

Thank Di N
Horsham, Australia
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014

My grandparents have always talked about "Liffiton Castle" as one of their favourite places to eat, so thought I would take them there, since I was visiting from Australia. The owner worked at the front and was very friendly and made us feel very welcome. We went there for a lunch, and it wasn't very busy, but there were a... More 

2 Thank ErinL83

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  • Address: 26 Liffiton Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 7864

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?