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Red Stag Restaurant

53 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
+64 3-685 8058
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“venison” (25 reviews)
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European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
53 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had dinner at the red stag restaurant great meals and caters for children. Zeke the dog looks after the kids while you can relax in the beautifully renovated restaurant

Thank Harves7840
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My partner and I were visiting Lake Tekapo and were staying in Fairlie. There weren't many options for dinner out, but we decided on Red Stag. It was a week day and we were two of three diners that night around 6pm. I ordered the...More

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Food was not good as it was tough and roast potatoes tasted like they were wormed in microwave. On the up side there was a beautiful log fire and restaurant was very cosy.

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We are from Rotorua and we're travelling to Tekapo to a Wedding in July 2017 it was about 7.45pm and we were tired and hungry so found this restaurant So glad we stopped as it was excellent, very warm ( there was snow everywhere )...More

Thank rotconcut
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A lovely day - Thank you The food was great as was the service. We'll be back! Lovely warm fire. Made to feel very welcome. A great place to meet with family and friends. Actually had our wedding breakfast there coming up 29 years ago...More

Thank Lilian C
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Visited as a party of four on a weekday evening. Even though there was no one else there that time, the hosts were gracious and the food was delivered promptly. The portion sizes were huge and the Camembert wedges were a delight, as was the...More

Thank frontfootcoverdrive
Reviewed 29 May 2017

On our way through from Tekapo to Christchurch my husband and I stopped off because we needed a rest and food. The Seafood Chowder was so fresh and delicious. My husband had the Salmon and said it was very tender and flavorful.

Thank maggieh825
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Small , cozy , and excellente cuisine for a very affordable price . Wine list very appropriate quality / priced !! We loved the place and would go back anytime .... We were so tired , we booked the upstair room which was clean and...More

Thank Mariette M
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to Red Stag in Fairlie in April 2017 and it was a very good experience. We found the environment calm, welcoming and warm, with a typical decoration. The Location is very close to Fairlie town, a great place to stop...More

Thank Joana O
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Came here for dinner and drinks and we loved it! The building is beautiful and cozy and the owners were awesome. We also loved being greeted and entertained by the dogs! Awesome meal. Would highly recommend!

Thank Tim B
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Adam B
10 August 2016|
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Response from Clare F | Reviewed this property |
Hi Adam, They have the most fabulous food and I'm sure if you let them know they would do something special. We have eaten there several times and always had a great meal. However I can recommend the dessert with the Fairy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Fairlie
  • Phone Number: +64 3-685 8058
A La Carte dining in a relaxing environment in our sunny conservatory or in our elegant dining room.
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