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Rutland Arms

48-52 Ridgway Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-347 7677
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shanks” (7 reviews)
“mash” (5 reviews)
“garlic bread” (2 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 1 week ago

They have a good range of imported and craft beers on tap, and are happy to give you a small tasting glass to try one. There's an outdoor courtyard which is nice on a sunny day, although the staff don't police the "No smoking" rules...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife has the salmon, son the burger and me steak. Delicious feed, great beer and real pub feel. Has to wait for about 50 mins but the place was packed. Just has to drink beer :-)

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go for a drink, a meal or simply a coffee. Licensed Restaurant with A la Carte or cabinet food with your coffee. Lovely place to hang out with family and friends.

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to go for a good old fashioned pub meal Great atmosphere especially pleasant if you get a booth. Guinness on tap. Oldies love it

Thank DKM52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with friends ribs were good enjoyed the beer tasting tray. Service was great.. great place to eat great English pub feel.

Thank Tallandshort2014
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Service was extra polite and efficient. Food was tasty and way better than an average pub meal. Well worth asking for local suggestions from moteliers. Been to most towns many times but eating out changes more than sights or places to stay. Would definitely return....More

Thank Rachael G
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Went there for lunch and had my main meal for the day - Lamb shanks served on mash and with vegetables. Great food and good atmosphere.

Thank Trixie5748
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I went here for an early dinner. I was seated immediately even though I did not have a reservation. If you are into craft beer , this is the place to go to. They have around 20 beers on tap ! The food was also...More

Thank stephenf545
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Had the beef cheeks which were yum and I ate the lot. However I dont think they are worth $33.00. The presentation was very basic and the mash was reheated and felt like it may have been made yesterday. It is good honest pub grub...More

Thank Jaja69_12
Reviewed 14 August 2017

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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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