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“Best value in Russell”
Review of Diggers Restaurant

Diggers Restaurant
Ranked #15 of 26 Restaurants in Russell
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.
Reviewed March 31, 2013

Diggers is in the centre of the beautiful little village of Russell. By far its the best value in the town; with honest, well cooked, generous portions served with that small town genuine friendliness that is getting rarer and rarer. It's true the furnishings are not up to much unless you are a military history buff, but that didn't stop us returning regularly. Highly recommended.

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3  Thank badddriva
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Reviewed March 22, 2013

We were travelling back from the far North to Orcland and stopped off at Paihia, grabbed a ferry, and shot over to Russell for lunch.

This place surprised me. It has all the estoreric charm of a Freemasons Lodge with the modern features like a massive outdoor area.

The food surprised me. RSA's are normally known for their fish and chips, steak and chips, pie and chips, sausage and chips, and chips and chips.

There was great variety at a reasonable price and it was fresh and tasty.

Go there. Sign in. Dine in. Have a few beers in the garden. Get the locals to tell you their stories.

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2  Thank Atomic T
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Reviewed March 2, 2013

If you are a food snob this is not the place for you. We loved it and I have eaten at some of the best restaurants in the world. The food was basic but very well cooked and well presented given this is a RSL club. The staff were brilliant, very friendly and totally on top of what was going on. You can either sit inside or on benches in a semi outside environment. Value for money could not be bettered.

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2  Thank LordHow
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Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food here our table got a good mix of food everyone was happy. Service was a little slow but you could see they were busy and a lot of locals seemed to eat here so was good to see we came to the right place. The history in the buildig was great to learn heaps about the men and women who served this country for freedom.

Thanks Diggers keep it up in the kitchen and on the field.

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2  Thank Antarcticsailor
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great food at really reasonable prices, alcohol is also really cheap. Definately recommend a visit to anyone who is in Russell

2  Thank as4185
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