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Turkey Red

$$ - $$$
Bar, New Zealand, Pub
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21 Main Street, Greytown 5712, New Zealand
+64 6-304 9167
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Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

A great range of bar snacks and light meals ideal for lunch/brunch with seating outside and in. A relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Andysafrica11
Rotorua New Zealand
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Genuine, friendly service at Turkey Red. A tasty whitebait fritter as an entrée and then the roast of the day, pork. Not large meals and the whitebait were a little elusive in the fritter but on the whole a good, tasty meal served with a nice glass of Paulonia (spell?) pinot noir and a beer. An older pub with some... More 

Thank ValGee
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Had an evening meal here. They had a live band playing which was mainly country music. Bar staff were friendly and helpful

Thank KathrynDunedin
Auckland, New Zealand
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261 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Turkey Red is on the main street of Greytown and although we had a room at the rear, the all-night noise from the traffic kept us awake. The room was also hot and there was no air conditioning. The atmosphere in the restaurant was welcoming and the food portions were good, but parts of my main course had not been... More 

Thank Deuche
Porirua, New Zealand
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343 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We made the mistake of not asking how long our meal would take when we were on a mission to get to Eketahuna before dark. Waited 40 mins for a very small garlic bread, it was not meant to be a leisurely evening for us. Once we talked to the boss, she arranged for our meal to be cooked straight... More 

Thank walkingholiday
Anthem, Arizona
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

This restaurant is in a small town we stayed, Greytown. It was a cozy atmosphere, great staff and really, really good food. I highly recommend it for a dinner or lunch stop. I'd definitely go back!

Thank Karin M
Wellington, New Zealand
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

Stayed overnight on a Saturday and had dinner in the hotel. The accommodation was very shabby with not very clean shared facilities - no ensuite toilet/bathrooms. There was no TV except for Sky Sport in the bar. Our room was tiny - more a single size, despite having a double bed - and the bed was very uncomfortable. Music from... More 

Thank BigRedDogWgtn
Carterton, New Zealand
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

The food choice was very limited on a Tuesday evening, the place was freezing cold and we were the only ones there. It may have improved since we were there but I could not recommend it after that one visit.

Thank Deeeffbee
Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

Lovely staff. Ordered the fish bites and chips. Three fish bites and chips and although it was nice the meals are small. A serving of salad could have easily made this a better sized meal. This was also a second try at this restaurant and the last time we all went home hungry. Yes, we could have ordered entree and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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291 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

It was as if we had stepped back in time! From friendly welcome to smiling farewell, our overnight stay at Turkey Red was memorable for all the right reasons. Marilla, the owner, is delightful company, so helpful and just lovely. Turkey Red is one of the original hotels in beautiful little Greytown. We climbed the stairs to find our bedroom... More 

Thank Julie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, New Zealand, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Main Street, Greytown 5712, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Greytown
  • Phone Number: +64 6-304 9167

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