Whanganui's top takeaway spots, as voted by locals

Whanganui, renowned for its rich history and scenic beauty, is also home to an array of culinary delights.

If you’re on the hunt for the best takeaway joints in town, look no further. The community has spoken! We went to our locals on social media* to find out what locals’ favourite takeaway spots were and what they were ordering.

Alma Road Takeaway
Alma Road’s offerings are unparalleled and hold a special place in the hearts of many. Top Pick: Dive into their fish burgers, and you’ll understand the rave.

Durie Hill Fish Shop
Every bite here speaks of tradition and flavour. Their fish and chips are a testament to classic culinary craftsmanship. Top Pick: The classic fish and chips combo is a must-try.

Happy Chinese Takeaways
Another gem in the fish and chips scene, Happy Chinese Takeaways never disappoints. Top Pick: Their chips are rumoured to be the best in New Zealand.

Foxton Fish n Chippery Caravan
Every Wednesday, this caravan becomes the hub for seafood lovers. Top Pick: Their fresh lemon fish is a treat you wouldn’t want to miss.

Delicious North Indian Takeaway
The aromatic allure of North Indian dishes can be felt from a distance. This spot ensures an authentic Indian experience. Top Pick: Relish their butter chicken or korma with a side of cheesy naan.

Bloody Burgers
A place where every burger tells a story. Bloody Burgers is synonymous with freshness and taste. Top Pick: Try any burger on their menu; you’re in for a treat.

SourBros Bakery & Pizzeria
For those who fancy a slice of heaven, SourBros offers sourdough-based pizzas that hit all the right notes. Top Pick: It’s hard to pick one must-have slice at this joint, but the kimchi pizza is a unique fusion for the tastebuds.

@Park Takeaway
Whanganui’s answer to authentic Thai cravings. This spot on Anzac Parade is every Thai food lover’s dream. Top Pick: You really can’t go wrong with any of the dishes, but popular ones on the menu include their red curry and pad thai.

MOMIJI Japanese Restaurant
For the finest sushi and Japanese cuisine, look no further. Momiji promises fresh sushi that will keep you coming back for more. Top Pick: Locals love everything on the menu – try their fresh sashimi or a bento box if you want to try a few things.

Banh Mi Craft Vietnamese Restaurant
Blending tradition with innovation, Banh Mi Craft is a Vietnamese haven. Top Pick: Their Banh mi sandwiches are not just food, they’re an experience for your tastebuds.

Dive into this list and discover your new favourite takeaway spot. Enjoy the feast, fellow food lovers!

*This information was last updated September 2023 

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