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“pizza to the rescue.”

Stellar Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #27 of 90 Restaurants in Whanganui
Cuisines: Bar, Pizza, European, Pub, New Zealand
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Perth, Australia
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172 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“pizza to the rescue.”
Reviewed February 4, 2012

Sunday of a long weekend had the kitchen closing at 8pm. The rescue was the offer of a pizza. Stellar has a number of gourmet pizzas which are tasty & filling. NZ $54 for one large pizza, one small pizza & 2 drinks. Not bad.

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English first
Raglan, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Yummy food”
Reviewed January 26, 2012

Good atmosphere and the food was delicious. Quite good portion so didn't want entre or dessert, altho friend's dessert was huge and yummy too.

Visited January 2012
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Thank Nola E
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Auckland prices but very poor service!”
Reviewed January 14, 2012

Visiting from out of town we had seen menu info in our motel room so decided to try it out...Food was fine..good range of options, we didnt have to wait very long after ordering and it was tasty. We were a bit surprised at the auckland prices for what appeared to be pretty much a pub restaurant. But what really lets this place down is the service - it was shockingly bad...from when we walked in until we left. Walked in off the street - a sign saying wait to be seated...stood for at least 3 minutes whilst staff walked past/around us... Woman came out from kitchen looked (actually it was more like a glare/scowl) at us, fluffed around at till, then glanced up & said can I help you? (No smile, angry tone)
I said we would like some dinner.....do you have a booking? I said no...she sighed, looked at book, grabbed 3 menus walked past and muttered follow me....
Note: if we hadn't been in a hurry (due at concert in 1 hour) we would have walked out at that point. But we sat down. Had a discussion about it - thought maybe she's had a bad day, let's be nice/polite... hoping it would improve. She came brought water & took order - we were deliberately cheerful/smiley which seemed to warm her up a little bit... When food was brought out however we were very surprised the maitre'd was chewing food in his mouth and proceeded to talk whilst chewing food as he handed our meals to us stretching across the table- unbelievable. During meal we ran out of water - looked around - (no wait staff anywhere although at one point I'd counted 3 waiters) my husband went up to bar counter where original waitress was doing something at the till...he waited for her to look up (hef face back to a full scowl) politely asked for another bottle of water...she gave an exasperated sigh, grabbed empty bottle and reached into fridge got another bottle and thumped it down on counter. Husband said thank you but she'd already gone back to papers in front of her. What a shame.... In hindsight given maitre'ds very unprofessional behavior it's easy to see why our waitress would be allowed to carry on the way she did. Definitely wouldn't recommend this place!

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent Cafe.”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

My wife & I were staying in Wanganui & we saw their menu in our Motel Unit & The Owners said Its a great place for a meal & went there & The Service by The Owner & Staff were Very kind Frierndly & very Helpful. The meal was cooked just the way we had asked for it to be cooked. Thoroughly Enjoyable Evening & visit to Sellars. Thank you very much & we will be back one day.

  • Visited February 2011
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Thank Ferrit47
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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Only decent pub in town”
Reviewed January 2, 2012

wish there'd be more live music but this is good enough. rates are comparable to other pubs - about $25 to $30 for a meal plus drinks....

Visited December 2011
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