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Stellar Restaurant & Bar

2 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 7278
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (43 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
“thai salad” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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31 - 40 of 255 reviews

Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stopped in for a few beers and pizza after the Cementary Circuit event Monday 28 December 2016. First time I had a Boundary Road beer. Pizza was great service excellent. Belief it or not but what I remember most was the size of their...More

Thank russells2468
Reviewed 31 December 2016

$17 for a burger and fries - bacon on the burger was shrivelled and the lettuce was wilted and limp - I took it out. Chicken had no real flavour. Fries were oily. Saved from a 1 star review by friendly server and the pleasant...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Since my last visit to this bar a year ago, it has deteriorated considerably. The menu is all fried food and don't bother going if you don't eat meat as you will not find one option on their menu. Avoid it and bust the Thai...More

Thank Yvonne L
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Wanaganui restaurants were really busy the night we dined and the Rutland Arms couldn't fit us in. Stellar seated the 2 of us at a table for 6 and gave the people behind us a cosy table for 2. The service was punctual. We ordered...More

Thank MelKay4126
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A quiet Tuesday night in Whanganui celebrating a family member's 50th birthday should have been a lot more enjoyable. Stellar was not bust at all so we expected to be looked after well but we're largely left to our own devices. Young staff. Not well...More

Thank j0hn0nh0liday
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy a visit to Stellar.. generally has great food on offer and always a cold bevy. Nice atmosphere and the Whanganui River is straight across the road.

Thank Tessmrhj
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great food, service and vibe. Friendly waiters and clean open kitchen. Whole family enjoyed the lovely dinner.

Thank Gerrie G
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, waitresses were super efficient and friendly, unfortunately five of the six meals were cold and average. Deserts came from countdown?

Thank Geridog1
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Called in on a Tuesday night. Quiz night supposedly. Did not appear very busy. Ordered two main meals. One salad one chicken. Food good when it arrived. However a wait of 55 minutes for two simple meals a bit much. No explanation for delay staff...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I had the pleasure of having a few days in Wanganui and went back to the Stellar Bar and Restaurant for not only lunch but dinner as well. The Chicken Thai salad was suburb and very tasty. For dinner I had the Fish of the...More

Thank suemjonescook
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Karen W
2 April 2016|
Response from Peter E | Property representative |
Hi Karen, my apologies for the lack of response we have just had a frantic couple of months with an ownership change and staff changes etc, it was never my intention to ignore your response as we value customer feedback be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 7278
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