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Oaks Restaurant Cafe & Bar

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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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122 Liverpool Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 8309
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
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134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined there while on holidays with another couple and struggled to find a place to dine on a Sunday night in Whanganui The service was great and the meals we had were all good and well presented I had venison which was well cooked and it matched the Syrah we chose perfectly The wine list is a bit on... More 

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Thank Robin K
Wanganui
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is an upmarket restaurant that offers three different options, buffet,an A la carte and in House menu to please every body,the chef is on his game and staff are friendly, i go from time to time but i refer all my new guests there when asked where to go to eat,

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1 Thank SienaWanganui
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We went here for dinner a few weeks ago. Everything was great, especially the food and presentation. The steak was perfectly cooked. Excellent. Highly recommend it.

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Thank Loretta404
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Catered for me having coeliac and needing gluten free wihtout me feeling like an alien. Quick and easy. Friendly staff

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Thank Sarah L
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was almost booked out but they made sure we got a table. We had the ginger dumplings, venison, and the seafood platter which were all outstanding. We would highly recommend all dishes!

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Thank Cass S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Service good food great . Lots of selection. Would recommend to all my friends . Pleasant friendly staff with a can do attitude

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Thank baylinet
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

A very nice restaurant. Excellent and very friend;y service coupled with really nice food made for most enjoyable evening. Moderate pricing,especially of drinks a bonus

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Thank oldgold2014
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

This no frills place is fairly basic. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Food is pretty average hotel food but it came freshly cooked, was hot and was quite tasty. We did not have dessert.

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Thank Peter H
Whanganui, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Great atmosphere, great selection of food (especially the steaks and desserts), and fast/efficient/friendly service. Love it there :)

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Thank Phil2721
Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

Had a really beautiful dinner here last night. Great service, good atmosphere, and delicious food. Well done to the whole team at The Oaks!

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Thank Jane B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 Liverpool Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 8309
Description
Our Cafe and Bar are open 7 days a week from 4:30pm, with meals starting at 5pm until 9:30pm. The Cafe has a Ala Carte Menu comprising of Entrees, Bar Snacks, a Cafe Menu and a Main Menu. Our Menu has a full range of foods, with Gluten Free Options, Nut Free Options and Vegetarian Options.Our Restaurant is open 2 nights a week, on Friday we have our a la carte menu available from 6:00pm until 9:30pm and every Saturday night we have a Seafood Smorgasbord available from 6:30pm until 9:30pm. The a la carte menu includes Entrees, a Cafe Menu and a Main Menu. Our Menu has a full range of foods available, with Gluten Free Options, Nut Free Options and Vegetarian Options.The Oaks has a fully licensed bar which is easily accessible from The Oaks Cafe and Restaurant. It has a full range of red and white wines from throughout New Zealand and Australia. We have famous New Zealand beers on tap along with well known international beer. Our bar area has seating to accommodate groups of people for socializing.

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