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Rose and Crown Olde English Pub

743 Main St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
+64 6-355 3660
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“guinness stew” (2 reviews)
“nachos” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
743 Main St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

The old pub hasn't changes after years been over seas, i think that is a good thing .We walk in and it was like we haven't been away , the meals are still great as ever and the beer is still cold.This is a great...More

Thank timeinthesun63
Reviewed 13 August 2017

A spontaneous decision for we two couples to grab a drink and a meal. It had been a while since we were last there, there's a lot of competition in Palmy. This place since day one has been uniquely different with it's English pub decor...More

Thank MerlinBlaise
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Ordered the satay chicken burger ($17+). What arrived was inedible and just plain disgusting. The burger bun looked like it was cut in half, the chicken was in tiny pieces and so over-cooked, burnt rubber tastes better! The satay sauce drowned the entire plate including...More

Thank McV007
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I so wanted to write a good review! I lived in Palmerston North and this was my local for a number of years. I moved away three years ago, and with such fond memories, on a recent trip to Palmerston North we decided to go...More

Thank KezzaPea
Reviewed 3 July 2017

A friend and I stopped for a Friday drink and wedges. It was warm and cozy. Old fashioned but I think thats kind of neat. The fire was on and there was ample seating when we arrived (before 5pm). You can tell this would be...More

Thank kiwikessler
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I always stop by the Rose and Crown when I am in the mood for gluten free nachos. Not quiet the Tex-Mex that I grew up with but passably good and reliable.

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome steak. I had the 500g and it was cooked perfectly. Wife had the Curry which she said was awesome. Friendly smiling staff and awesome atmosphere. Will be coming back for sure!

Thank KirkJ87
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The folks at the Rose n Crown always treat us like part of the family. Awesome crew that are always up for a chat and a laugh and the food is always on point for a hearty pub grub

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Ideal setting for a group of friends catching up over dinner with its friendly atmosphere & staff. All meals were beautifully cooked & presented & the house wine impressed. One of our group had a birthday & Stuart went the extra mile presenting her share...More

Thank kiwiprobins
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This place is always busy but somehow i never feel rushed or hurried. Great food, cosy atmosphere and good staff

Thank lanceandange
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, 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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