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Stellar Restaurant & Bar

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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
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2 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 7278
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Whanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This was a fantastic event that raised a significant amount of money to go towards sending our boys to Jamboree in Blenheim in December. Thanks to Pete Ellicott, the amount of organising for us was minimal. All we had to do was sell tickets and collect spot prizes and auction items. We had around 90 people attend and because of... More 

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Thank AdieDavies
Whanganui, New Zealand
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

My husband and I recently visited for lunch while the service was fine our waitress never told us of specials or came and asked if we required anything else like we noticed the other waitress did. I had the venison salad which I enjoyed the plum sauce and blue cheese was barely there.Husband had the open chicken sandwich, he was... More 

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Thank jillyjon
Wellington New Zealand
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117 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

i enjoyed my snapper on beans - fresh fish with skin on, beans given some zing with capers and spices; and the service was competent. A reliable place to solve your hunger but not more than that.

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Thank Thorndon
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

A lovely meal in a cosy setting. Food was divine. A cold night so the fire in he centre of the restaurant was nice. Service and attention was good. Very casual atmosphere.

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Thank Jeanne N
Steyning, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Stella have really given back to the community here - they supply a fully decked out room and professional quiz on a friday night for the community to use. I have been a guest to a few of these nights, and have just organised and run a quiz night for my childrens primary school. Stella provide a large function room,... More 

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Thank Sarah C
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We had a fundraiser for our PTA and Pete was a great help. He made it an effortless event so we all had a great time and raised a very good amount of money. Thank you Pete and Stellar for the great evening, atmosphere, and entertainment.

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Thank Jacki C
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I dined at this restaurant this evening and wanted to say thanks to the staff for looking after me so well. This restaurant has a movie dinner package of main course, dessert, coffee and movie voucher for $50. This is the package I enjoyed this evening. I am currently in Whanganui on business and opportunities to fill in an evening... More 

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Thank WellingtonChris10
Otaki, New Zealand
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Good place to have a get together. Plenty of choice for all tastes and pockets. My wife and I had the fish which was great apart from some rather tasteless potatoes. Apart from that a good place for a group to dine.

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Thank RandBOtaki
Whanganui, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We held a Rotary fund raising with Stellar on Friday 20th May,was a great success. Pete the Quiz Master was on great form. We raised more money for the Fiji Relief Effort than we expected,food was good and service from the staff excellent. Tony,Rotary North WAnganui.

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Thank sales416
Whanganui, New Zealand
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Good pub food (to suit average tastes) and great atmosphere. Could do with one or two extra staff on to handle workload. Would be good if the restaurant had more options around gluten free, dairy free, vegan food but probably not realistic for a Kiwi pub and the average customer appetite for meat, dairy and deep-fried food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?