Grand Irish Pub
Whanganui Regional Museum
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Pool tables, Jack Daniels, Metallica on the jukebox and local young bucks trying to out-strut each other – just like 1989 minus the...
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Lonely Planet review
Siphoning into NZ’s insatiable (and, it has to be said, annoying) passion for Irish pubs, the Grand Hotel's version is as good a spot as any to elbow down a few pints of Guinness on a misty river afternoon. Good pub meals too.