Cuisine: Public House
Price Point: Mains from $20 - $35+

Fancy a relaxing evening of great food and heartwarming service? Look no further than this little gem, located in the heart of Cromwell.

Family-friendly and welcoming to all, Five Stags has fast become a hot spot for a cold beer, glass of wine and tasty bite to eat. Furnished in the style of a hunting lodge, with rough-hewn timbers, rich colours and historic artefacts decorating the walls, there are plenty of stories of the local area to be discovered!

Thanks to its unique location, their kitchen has a wealth of New Zealand’s finest produce and game at its doorstep. All your pub favourites can be found and more, from wild boar, crispy pork belly and stunning steaks, to healthy buddha bowls packed with nutrients. There are also plenty of gluten-free and vegetarian dishes to enjoy.

Sit back and relax at this charming restaurant and bar in Cromwell, and enjoy Otago food at its best. Located on Barry Avenue, just off State Highway.

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Five Stags Cromwell
6 Barry Avenue
Cromwell

Open Hours:
Everyday 11am - 10:30pm

Phone: 03 445 3648
Website: thegate.nz

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Five Stags Cromwell
Location: Cromwell
Cuisine: Public House
Mains: $20 - $35+

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Trudy Nicholson

Wonderful food enjoyable atmosphere Very helpful service A real treat for our grandchildren

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Fallon Bain-Gordon

Food was great, would definitely go back again.

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This was our first "First Table" experience and we were very happy with everything. Thanks, it's a great idea!

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Had a lovely meal with great staff will be going again thank you

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Sheree Marrah

We have dined here a few times and on this visit the service was much better than previously experienced. The kids pizza was huge much to our sons delight. An enjoyable meal!

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Helen Hayman

Great meal portions and really great pub meal very quick with service and lovely air conditioned great atmosphere thanks

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Lu Hunter

Pretty good experience. Food tasted good. Liked the calamari salad. Although we were hoping to get the famous pork belly dish but we were told the dish wasn't available that day. Ordered beers twice. First time we had to urge it to be sent to the table. Second beer just never came to us. I suppose it's Friday so too busy for the stuff.

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Catherine Forsyth

Lovely evening. Very good service from our waitress Emily. Food was yummy and plenty of it.

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Britta Christensen

Great meals, lovely sitting outside enjoying the sun.

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Great dining experience, friendly helpful waitress, will be returning!

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Very good service and food cooked as requested

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Jackie Hamilton

Lovely ambience, good quality meat cuts, and the staff were friendly and attentive.

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Tim Errington

Absolutely fabulous. The venue is spacious and welcoming and the location is very convenient with plenty of parking. The food arrived promptly and was just outstanding, very good quality and huge portions. We will definitely be returning to this great spot, really enjoyed the evening.

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A great night out, food was delicious and halving the bill at the end of the night was the cherry on top - after dessert of course!

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Chantelle Tou

We had an excellent time at the Five Stags in Cromwell. We got to sit in the small hunting lodge style hut which was cool. The food was amazing!

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Good service. Tasty food - big portions

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great meal and service great

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Nicola McKendry

The staff were great.

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Rebecca McLeod

Great food and service. Thanks!

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A most enjoyable experience. Great food and well presented. Very well looked after with top quality service. We will look forward to another visit soon.

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Food and service were excellent. Menu catered for everyone. Definitely go again after a period of not going cos of these reasons.

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Helen Smith

We had more than just a pub selection of food beutifully plated. The staff were very friendly for a busy evening. The only problum we had was that we were in the bar area & the base sound on the music was enough to give you a headache & made it difficult at times to talk.

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Filo Behari

Hearty food and awesome service. Thankyou George and Valigi for looking after us! Stella on tap went really well with our lunch :)

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Gina Reidy

Excellent

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christine mortimer

great food very friendly staff thank you for a lovely meal

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Lovely wait staff, great food and an excellent seletion to choose from. Wasn't expecting a whole pizza off the kids menu so that was an added bonus. The pork belly bites were amazing and highly recommend. We will back

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Kyile Murdoch

The first table experience was amazing we have a lot of kids so to be able to all dine together and have the choice of anything on the menu was a real treat for the whole family. We will definitely be back in the future, thank you for having us.

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Susan Walsh

Had a lovely dining experience thanks to friendly staff

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Lulette De Jesus

We always enjoy dinning at Five Stags. Big portion and great food. Will come back definitely as regular customer.

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Suzy Blair

Great main & desert will be back!

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Jaime Moore

Great food and large portions. Our waitress was superb.

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What a great experience. When we arrived for our meal we were greeted in a courteous and friendly manner and ushered to our reserved table. There was no pressure to place our order straight away and the suggestions made by the waitress were extremely helpful. The meal was professionally prepared and presented. We were treated with the upmost respect and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

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Shell Gray

We had a fabulous First Table dining experience at the Five Sags last night; flawless service, great drinks selection, amazing mains perfectly prepared and served, great atmosphere to top it all off.

Highly recommended.

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Great place to dine. Staff very attentive though they were busy the night we went, big servings which is great for a Southern Man. An enjoyable evening.

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The guy who served us was quiet but lovely and the food was superb! Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch and can’t wait to dine there again!

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Quin Burnside

My wife and I had a great night out for her birthday. The service is excellent, there was a small technical hiccup with our reservation but the quick thinking staff resolved it in minutes. The food came out quickly and was perfectly cooked, the pork belly starter was the best I've ever had. Will definitely be coming back.

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Lulette De Jesus

We always come to Five Stags for good food. Staff are friendly and happy I discovered First Table.

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From the moment we arrived till we left I couldn't fault the food or the service, the waitress was knowledgeable and everything went smoothly and we had an awesome meal, the serving size was good as well. Would definitely recommend. .

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Jacky Friend

The food and service was excellent as always, we will definitely be back soon!

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We had a great time at five stags. Food was good and big servings. We couldn't finish our mains! And the pudding was delicious! Service was awesome! We will be back

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Bridget Taylor

Friendly service, great atmosphere and generous portion sizes

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Jenna Chapman

Fantastic evening. Certainly value for money

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Mark Smith

Really nice food and great friendly service. Offered tasting of two Pinot Noirs so we could choose which one to have with our meal.

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We had a fabulous lunch at five stags, food was delicious and great service! I’m looking forward to booking again and bringing the whole family next time!

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We have been on several occasions and meals are always good with good friendly service.

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We chose to dine locally to celebrate our anniversary and weren’t disappointed. We ordered starters and mains each which were delicious and generous portions. In fact we couldn’t finish the sweet potato on flatbread starter as wanted to leave room for mains. Monkfish main had plenty of flavour (had to ask for spoon for the soup base) and my roast butternut and freekeh salad was delicious. I couldn’t finish it and was glad to be able to take it home in a doggy bag. Great value and would definitely go back again.

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Warm and inviting. Waitress was attentive, good to make us aware there would be a large group beside us. Food was tasty, generous portions.
Nice atmosphere. Will definitely be back.

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Julie Mulholland

Beautiful meal. Thankyou.

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A great venue overall. Helpful staff, good food, pleasant setting.

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Found the service and food excellent. Comprehensive menu that covered most dietary requirements. Would go again.

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