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Diggers Restaurant, RSA

1 Chapel Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 9-403 7773
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Ranked #2 of 18 Restaurants in Russell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $18
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Dining options: Reservations
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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English first
Russell, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Slow Roast Pork and sticky date pudding .... fantastic value, delicious and friendly service. We were a group of 8 and everyone enjoyed their meal.

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London, UK
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Amongst the various restaurants in Russell, this one stands out. Ok, you have to become a temporary member for the evening which takes one minute and drinks are served separately from the food, but you can not beat the place for value and friendliness. The food was excellent, both mains (steak and fish and chips) and desert and the chef... More 

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Grimsby, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Average food , priced right , beer & wine on the money, overall good value. Welcoming atmosphere. Nice facility with indoor & outdoor dining.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We arrived rather later for lunch and they went out of their way to accommodate us. The toasties we had were delicious and service prompted. Thank you.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

You can't beat the RSA restaurant for value, quality food and friendly staff. We perused menus at the main restaurants in Paihia before deciding to go to this one. Why pay double, have a long wait and expensive bills when this great place is so handy. We highly recommend it

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Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This place is just a little away from the waterfront so you will have to ask directions but the staff are just the best, the food is reasonably priced. Great roast deals and lovely deserts. The serve freshly caught fish every day

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Kaikohe, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We had a group outing to this restaurant. The food was excellent and the chef couldn't do enough for us.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Greeted by an English chef! We enjoyed 2 evenings home from home. Adequate size portions not too rich very good value for money. Don't be put off by having to sign in!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

4 of us went to for dinner. Was absolutely amazing. Great service and friendly too. Would recommend it to anyone. It was so good we went back again the next night.

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Highly recommended. Nice food, very reasonable price. Good service. Chef came out for a chat with us. Will definitely come again

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Additional Information about Diggers Restaurant, RSA

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 4 - 18

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