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Stellar Restaurant & Bar

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2 Victoria Ave, Wanganui 5001, New Zealand
(06) 345-7278
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice

Very nice meal. Didn't have to wait too long. Really good value for money. Actually been there twice in the last couple of weeks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Hayden L
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Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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106 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Very generous bread and dips - we had a mushroom and spinach dip that was divine (and we don't like mushrooms). lovely dinner and dessert to die for - banana and chocolate fudge in filo pastry. It rocked! Friendly staff also made it a great evening.

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Wanganui, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I would like to take the time to thank Peter and the team at Stellar for hosting our fundraising quiz night. We had a great night and all of our contestants had a ball too. We managed to raise $814.00 for our charity, Leukemia & Blood Cancer Foundation, which is greatly appreciated. I recommend to anyone who is interested in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service Excellent food Great family meal out. Even had a very stroppy 5 yr old with us and our waitress dealt with her amazing.

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Hastings, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you have plenty of time to waste then come here for lunch, 45 minutes to receive chips, garlic bread and a BLT - the table beside us came in 30 mins after us and were served there burger and steak meals before us - food was average along with the service considering there were only customers seated at the... More 

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Peter E, General Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

We are extremely sorry that the service was not up to it's usual standard on the day that you visited us, please find a voucher that we have sent you in your facebook messages, feel free to use this at any time that you like. we are very proud of the positive reviews that we get on this site as... More 

Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very nice meal. Didn't have to wait too long. Really good value for money. Actually been there twice in the last couple of weeks.

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Peter E, General Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

thanks for your review Hayden we really appreciate that you've taken the time to post it on trip advisor and we can't wait to have you back again!! More 

Minneapolis
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Average says it. We had pizzas and they were average. The atmosphere was . . . Average. Nice location on Main Street downtown.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Our waitress was Michaela (sorry if the spelling is wrong) and she was great - lovely personality and really helpful. I had the twice cooked pork belly and apart from the fact that there wasn't enough crackling it was great. The vegetables were cooked just right, still slightly crisp. The ice cream sundae was a bit disappointing; just ice cream... More 

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Peter E, General Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi Phillipa, thankyou for your wonderful review, We are well aware that Mikayla is a fantastic waitress and that she does a wonderful job dealing with our customers, we are glad that you enjoyed your experience. the next time you come in let us know you'd like extra crackling and we'll be sure to make that happen for you. More 

Wanganui, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Smoked Salmon pizza here is divine. Occasionally venturing out for dinner in our home town with pizza on our minds, stellar has again been our choice to dine. Friendly staff and great company.

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Peter E, General Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi there, thankyou for taking the time to write a review, also great to see some local input on the page aswell it let's us know we are looking after our customers that are closest to home, we are stoked that you enjoyed your outing and will be looking forward to the next time you are in our establishment :) More 

Wellington
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Went here for a quick meal based on Tripadvisor comments and this restaurant was outstanding. Great selection of beers and nicely served. Shanks and the Chicken great value for money and delightful. Jen the waitress was as good as you will have anywhere in the world. She showed that NZ does have a service level to be admired, efficient, friendly,asked... More 

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Peter E, General Manager at Stellar Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Hi there Guys, thankyou for taking the time to write a review on trip advisor for us especially one that recognises one of our staff doing a wonderful job, Jen has received a small bonus in recognition for her service as a result of this review. We believe it is good to recognise great service in order to encourage all... More 

Killarney, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Went for dinner here on 23 dec 2014 it was after 8 30 and the staff were very accommodating great food and pleasant staff enjoyed the night

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  • Address: 2 Victoria Ave, Wanganui 5001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Wanganui
  • Phone Number: (06) 345-7278

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