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The Brewer's Apprentice

$$ - $$$, ,
334 Church Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
+64 6-358 8888
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (16 reviews)
“casual bar” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
334 Church Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our early dinner. Great menu with a lot of choices from shared plates, tasting plates and good range of mains. We both had the roasted chicken breast and it was beautifully presented and it was a huge piece of chicken but still...More

Thank Tongariro-Suites
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I only give 5 stars when I go to a higher end restaurant with exceptional food. This place surprised me for dinner. It was very good. It was good service and great food. The restaurant looked a bit avg but it suprpassed my expectations ....More

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A regular for the locals - this is a well established bar that has a nice outdoor area with a fireplace for good days - and a warm toasty indoor area for wet days

Thank Jeanette161
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

A Sunday night special - we called in for a quick drink - and found a kids night and adult drinks on every second Sunday. Great idea, good atmosphere- even though it wasn't why we went there - we used the side room which suited...More

Thank Jadedog
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

A good casual bar, plenty big enough for big crowds, but cozy spots for smaller parties. We were there when there was live entertainment early in the evening which was nice setting the night off, and stayed until late when things livened up with dancing....More

Thank pan123969
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We went to the Brewer's Apprentice as part of the Jazz fest as our friend was singing that night. The acoustics were awkward upon entering. We had reservations and our table was waiting for us in a quiet corner where we could hear the music...More

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

On our first night working near palmerston north, our local contact recommended we head here for a couple of beers and some good food. I was pleasantly impressed. There's the full selection of montieths beer on tap. Something for everyone. Meals were generously portioned and...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here with NZ work colleagues. Pretty good meal , steaks cooked well, and the $15 500gm Rump steak special is exceptionally good value. Good service with live music makes a pleasurable night out.

Thank DaveFromDevonport
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We went after an early show and it was a little quiet on the night we went. The wait staff were efficient and the food arrived quite quickly after ordering. A good selection on both the drinks and food menus. All in our group enjoyed...More

Thank Katl0vr
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Very popular Palmerston North eating house with a great selection of beers and wines. If you are looking for a good plateful of food from Fish and Chip to a good Steak then this is the place to go

Thank Malcolm S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 Church Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-358 8888
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