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Murphy's Bistro

79 Main North Road, Woodend, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Woodend
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
new zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

As Stillwater it is a No Go area. The Staff were excellent but were let down by the very poor food. They will have to pull their socks up.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We popped in for a mid week meal recently and were surprised to find that Murphys has been renamed as The Stillwater Inn. Very disappointing the new owners were not honouring the Entertainment book deal but we decided to stay. The staff were friendly and polite but struggling with the new menu. Half the branding was new but staff uniforms,menu... More

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New Zealand
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Lunch with a group of friends recently was a lovely event and the food was very tasty. I had small fish and chips which was enough for me personally but others may have likened it to a child's dinner. It should be bigger than child's dinner but less than a regular size but this could be hard to get the... More

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Christchurch
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Worst service iv ever had waited 80mins for two main meals that were order within 5 mins of arriving. After 80mins we went to pay for our two drinks and garlic bread starter that took 30mins to arrive , we were asked why we wernt having our mains . After explaining that we have waited 80mins and the waitress told... More

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Queanbeyan, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Good service! The pork roast and the steak were yum! Good wine list. A decent walk from the Pegasus Gateway motel.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A crowd of friends went for an evening meal recently and we were quite disappointed. The staff are friendly and helpful but unfortunately one young waitress was especially overzealous at clearing the plates as a couple were still finishing their mouthfuls and the knives and forks collected and plates gone! The steaks were chewy and the chicken and roasts average,... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

First visit to Murphys very impressed with friendly service and great food chicken was very nice atmosphere pleasant plenty of room easy parking and good price will be going back as I have been told they have scummy desserts.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

been to this restaurant a few times food is always very good and staff very friendly would recomend it to anyone ,also it is reasonabley priced.

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This bistro doesn't pretend to be anything other than what it is : a great little country pub/cafe. It serves excellent roasts which are very cheap and have perfectly cooked vegetables - which are changed regularly depending on the season. The staff are really friendly and welcoming and try very hard to make your experience a good one. If there... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Pub food at restaurant prices very average the wife ordered the fish platter and everything was deep fried there was no alternative salad dressings and the drinks were expensive, The service was good but there were only 3 tables occupied. I think this place suffers from a lack of competition and is trying to pass itself of as something it... More

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Additional Information about Murphy's Bistro

Address: 79 Main North Road, Woodend, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Woodend
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Tuesday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Wednesday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Thursday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Friday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Saturday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Cuisine: Dessert

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