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Rose and Crown Olde English Pub

743 Main St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
+64 6-355 3660
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“nachos” (4 reviews)
“rump steak” (2 reviews)
“pepper sauce” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
743 Main St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

The rose and crown is also known as Palmys real local (as seen in the cinema ads) and it definitely has that warm and cozy atmosphere for when you want a chill lunch or dinner with friends and family. The kitchens closed between 2-5:30 so...More

Thank Kylie S
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Green bugs in the salad crawling around in four meals of the people. Unhelpful staff did not give a refund nor caares Staff did not give a care about people who are Gluten Free. Offered one out of four people of our group free drinks...More

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Traditional old English pub. Good food delivered quickly despite the fact they were very busy. Worth a visit

Thank Joanne P
Reviewed January 13, 2018

We had a friend staying and so decided to try this local pub. Friendly service and surprisingly busy for a Monday evening. We shared the mussel starter, it was yum. My husband and I had the fish burger each. The bun was crunchy and the...More

Thank Gypsywillow
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

I’m an old customer returned. Loved the ambience, friendly staff and coziness of this old English pub which was as good as ever. My wife and I had the Fish and Chips dinner and it lived up to our expectations- batter crispy and well cooked,...More

Thank Denny4033
Reviewed September 1, 2017

The old pub hasn't changes after years been over seas, i think that is a good thing .We walk in and it was like we haven't been away , the meals are still great as ever and the beer is still cold.This is a great...More

Thank timeinthesun63
Reviewed August 13, 2017

A spontaneous decision for we two couples to grab a drink and a meal. It had been a while since we were last there, there's a lot of competition in Palmy. This place since day one has been uniquely different with it's English pub decor...More

Thank MerlinBlaise
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Ordered the satay chicken burger ($17+). What arrived was inedible and just plain disgusting. The burger bun looked like it was cut in half, the chicken was in tiny pieces and so over-cooked, burnt rubber tastes better! The satay sauce drowned the entire plate including...More

Thank McV007
Reviewed July 17, 2017

I so wanted to write a good review! I lived in Palmerston North and this was my local for a number of years. I moved away three years ago, and with such fond memories, on a recent trip to Palmerston North we decided to go...More

Thank KezzaPea
Reviewed July 3, 2017

A friend and I stopped for a Friday drink and wedges. It was warm and cozy. Old fashioned but I think thats kind of neat. The fire was on and there was ample seating when we arrived (before 5pm). You can tell this would be...More

Thank kiwikessler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 743 Main St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-355 3660
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