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Rose and Crown Olde English Pub

) #68 of 158 Restaurants in Palmerston North $$ - $$$ , British,
743 Main St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
+64 6-355 3660
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  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“nachos” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
743 Main St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
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Reviewed December 14, 2014

I was looking forward to lunch here but sadly, walked away disappointed and mad at NZ hospitality. I was with colleagues for a work lunch and ordered the steak sandwich (and upped the order from suggestion from the barman to include an egg). My workmates...More

2  Thank HeWhoEats
Reviewed December 1, 2014

Visited with a group of friends for a laid back Sunday lunch, fantastic service from friendly bar staff. Meals were really good value for money, some pubs in Palmy (example being the Speight's Ale House) charge gourmet restaurant prices for plain pub food, these guys...More

Thank JohnMilnerNZ
Reviewed November 29, 2014

A group of us ranging from mid 30's through to late 60's went for drinks and dinner mid-week at about 4pm. There were no more than 6 other patrons in the pub at any time; The tables were small, fine for drinking but not eating...More

2  Thank DHC2-Man
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food was OK, we were tired and just needed to eat after a long day on the road. Convenient location across the road from our motel.

Thank miriama h
Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

We have been numerous times. The interior has a great "Old English" pub look/feel to it. Always buzzing with happy looking clientele. Usually the food is good (other meals coming out looked amazing), however the nachos I ordered recently were not. It tasted like it...More

Thank Regina P
Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

We had lunch here and found the food was very good The atmosphere was nice and the staff were friendly and service was prompt Good value and we will definitely go back when we are in the area

Thank stegeb
Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Not impressed with the bar tender who it seemed we were imposing with our custom, won't be back here in fact I'll pay for a taxi to town to dine at the other Irish bar even though my motel is right across the road. Really...More

2  Thank hbbloke
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Visited the Rose and Crown with a group of eight people. The food and excellent service from the staff was well worth the visit. Menu is very good and covers a wide variety of food and price ranges. A very pleasant place to meet up...More

Thank ClassicKiwi
Reviewed May 14, 2014

I loved the pub & atmosphere & it was perfect for family dinner & capping celebration. There is plenty to choose from on the menu!

Thank Sophia T
Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

themed after an old fashioned english pub, it is a nice change to regular resturants and bars. Pricing is good, but as a regular visitor the menu could do with a refresh or some more variety. overall good old fashioned meals.

Thank Shane N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
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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