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The Brickhouse Restaurant

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72 St Hill Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
063484945
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Wanganui New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the place to go for Real Good Old style, walk off the street "tucka". A group of around 20 people and myself attended a small function lunch. No booking just walked in off the street. What a surprise the Menu catered for everyone. The value for money was great, the service was good and nothing seemed to be... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very popular and busy but the food is very average and old fashioned - meat was very overcooked and vegetables were bland and smothered in cheese sauce. Very much like eating in a canteen. Lots of people say it's good value - it's certainly on the cheaper side but the quality isn't great so have to disagree with the 'value'... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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158 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We discovered this restaurant by chance, opposite the Opera House, but not on the main street. Food had to be ordered at the counter and paid for, and the meals would be served to the table. The service was quick and the staff were friendly. We had a roast beef special and a hot pawns salad. Both meals were plentiful... More 

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Thank feipo
Whanganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Meals (although basic, but a good range to choose from) were of excellent quality and a very good price and with quick service by well mannered staff. Bar staff were happy and gave good service.

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Thank Robin M
Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Huge meals, good menu. We had a lovely meal here. I had lamb shanks off the specials board and my hubby had the schnitzel. Both with vegetables. We couldn't eat it all there was so much food. The only thing that let it down slightly was it wasn't warm inside the place. Needs to be heated a bit more. Staff... More 

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Thank Wiitchypoo
Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Good value meal very well prepared in a historic building bit old fashioned now but I would go back so I would recommend for a good meal that is about value and taste and not worried about flare and presentation

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Thank CraigTatts
Whanganui, New Zealand
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

If you want a lot of food for not much money then the Brickhouse is the place to go. if you are looking for refined dining, then this is not your place. My meal came with all three carbs - rice, chips and potato and plenty of other veges aside. We certainly did not go hungry. The alcohol was very... More 

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Thank Shannon R
Whanganui, New Zealand
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Very bland meal but a good size portion. And price is definitely an attraction. The older people like eating here.

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Thank jennyav2015
Canberra, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

I found the food to be tasteless and very underwhelming. Our entree of chicken nibbles had clearly been cooked earlier and reheated to luke warm. We had maple glazed pork and pork roast for dinner, both were overcooked and tasteless. We were very disappointed. The only positive was the staff were friendly.

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Thank Sam M
Auckland
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

This place is in an older building with lots of character. Ordering is done near the entrance at the counter, then a table to be found. We ordered the grilled haloumi salad and fish & chips (photos provided), both of which were delicious. This was our 2nd visit to the establishment and quality was consistent. The battered fish was piping... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
International, British
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 St Hill Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: 063484945

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?