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The White Swan Restaurant

109 Main St, Greytown 5953, New Zealand
+64 6-304 8894
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
109 Main St, Greytown 5953, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a great seafood curry. Beautifully made but the plate was cold so I had to eat in a hurry. I think the chef was having some emotions at the time as the waitress kept apologising . But a fun place to eat.

Thank Ewa J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to treat ourselves and stay at the White Swan as it has always looked awesome when we have passed it. I booked 2 rooms 1 for us and 1 for our friends. We had a couple of drinks and then we went out....More

1  Thank Lynn M
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We called the restaurant to let them know we would be 15 minutes late. Our call was greeted with a "well the restaurant is empty and we want to close early". (It should be noted this was at only 7.15pm on a Friday)…..our booking was...More

1  Thank K H
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Good food and friendly service in a beautifully restored old railway building. A really nice atmosphere with great food. I had perfectly moist delicious chicken with a perfect little citrus tart. I will be back!

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed June 6, 2018

We stopped by for coffee one rather bleak Saturday morning but the welcome was warm and the coffee was good. On previous visits we have sat in the sunshine on the deck at the front but this time the weather was not very conducive for...More

Thank Jojo3533
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Free bubbles for the Mothers was a very nice touch. Food was excellent and the staff very friendly. Lunch service was busy but we did not have to wait long for the food. Waiter service could have been better. Perhaps a bit more training as...More

Thank Milly_Molly_Mandy63
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Guy in the wine tasting room was so rude! Made us sit in a lounge area then ignored us for 20 minutes. We asked when a table would be available and was rudely told the restaurant is full and the bar is busy so not...More

1  Thank Jenney V
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We walked up and down the Main Street looking at all the cafes and restaurants before deciding on the White Swan. Excellent service and great food.

Thank Ann B
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Good meal, quite overpriced for the size of the dish though. Service was average. We expected fine dining and service to match however the service was a little rough around the edges.

1  Thank TogetherForever1
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

The white swan is a beautiful restaurant with such potential. The setting and price of food hints at much better service than what was received. The atmosphere that the very causal wait staff create is that of a typical pub. We were treated like a...More

Thank Stacey G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Main St, Greytown 5953, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Greytown
  • Phone Number: +64 6-304 8894
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