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Rutland Arms

) #4 of 63 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 5 days ago

Good all round family pub atmosphere with very good selection of craft beers on tap. Food very good although a little pricey for a family

Thank Snowy1951
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Nice and cozy inside services was average menu could have more to select from.May go back to try again,

Thank elainec0x
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We have visited the Rutland arms twice, once for lunch the food and service was very good. We also had dinner it was a cold night, once we walked in the atmosphere and the burning fire was so welcoming. The service was very friendly the...More

Thank sandier57
Reviewed 8 June 2017

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 27 May 2017 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

1  Thank plod999uk
Reviewed 25 May 2017

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 27 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
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, 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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