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1 Chapel Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7773
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Come and enjoy relaxed dining in the warm, friendly environment of the...
Come and enjoy relaxed dining in the warm, friendly environment of the local Russell RSA. We serve good, wholesome food at very reasonable prices. Dine in the Restaurant or outside in the covered courtyard. A childrens menu is available and there's even a toy box to keep the little ones amused too.
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  • 33
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent family restaurant

Great food and great service for a good price, Lovely warm and welcoming. Thank you for a lovely meal!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Anika W
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great food and great service for a good price, Lovely warm and welcoming. Thank you for a lovely meal!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We popped in undecided whether to have dinner or not. We're glad we did. Pork belly, oysters, chips and smoked fish pie. The club was very friendly and had lots of interesting memorabilia. It's a small cosy club and we felt right at home. It happened to be quiz nite so an added bonus. Will definitely be back

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Two couples enjoyed home cooked meals for dinner here. The restaurant team advised they had recently taken over and their offerings were good value and filling. The only drawback in the RSA is not accepting credit cards at the bar or in the restaurant. Good luck with your new venture

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Russell, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good home cooked menu enjoyed by all.Recently under new management.Music in the background clashed with those watching tv but otherwise very friendly staff.

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This place is a little gem. Not only was the food some of the best I ate while in NZ , it was also the best value for money. If you only eat at one place in Russell, eat here.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We were very weary travellers when we arrived for dinner; we chose Diggers on the strength of previous reviews, but did wonder if the food would be good as it seemed there was new kitchen staff. We needn't have worried. This is no five star affair, but if you are looking for friendly service, and simple, honest, comforting food in... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Good value for money food with big serves.Nothing fancy but great tasting home cooked meals.Service was quick and with a smile

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great food, great service! Up in Russell for Paihia half marathon, after a lovely afternoon in Russell we dined at Diggers Restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Just had dinner tonight what a wonderful place lovely meal and great smiling hosts thank you.Best smoked fish pie since my mums.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We were visiting Paihia the night the Kiwis played the Aussies in the cricket finals. The Cricket wasn't what we ordered, but the meal certainly was. I would recommend the Mussel Pot any day

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Address: 1 Chapel Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-403 7773
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
Average Prices: USD 3 - 16

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  • Address: 1 Chapel Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
  • Phone Number: +64 9-403 7773

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 16

Description

Come and enjoy relaxed dining in the warm, friendly environment of the local Russell RSA. We serve good, wholesome food at very reasonable prices. Dine in the Restaurant or outside in the covered courtyard. A childrens menu is available and there's even a toy box to keep the little ones amused too.

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