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Rotherhams of Riccarton - CLOSED

42 Rotherham St, Riccarton, New Zealand
(03) 341 5142
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English first
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

A formal but very welcoming and warm environment. Service is the best of the best - nothing is a problem. The offer was made to alter dishes to the tastes of our 2 teenage daughters if required. There is an elegance about the place and the people, yet their manner and interaction with their dining clients is relaxed, natural and... More 

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New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I booked from Auckland for my Dad and daughter at the last minute for her Christchurch nursing graduation. Rotherhams was fully booked but squeezed them in after I pleaded. They had a really wonderful evening and my Dad who is a 78 year old, hard to please Aucklander said it was the best meal he has ever eaten! My daughter... More 

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Canterbury, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

We have been to Rotherham's several times and are always impressed by the food and service. Tucked away near a big mall (Riccarton/Westield), the restaurant looks very unassuming from the outside but inside the ambience is just right. Booking is recommended, particularly now the number of fine dining venues in Christchurch is low due to the earthquakes. The chef and... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

A beautiful meal with outstanding service. We were farewelled at the door by the waitress, a really nice touch. The lemon tart was devine with the creamy Deep South ice cream. Yum!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

I have wanted an excuse to dine in this restaurant for the three years we have lived in Christchurch. It completely lived up to my expectations. Now I am looking for a new excuse to return, there were other menu options I would love to try.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

My husband arranged surprise birthday dinner for me and 5 other relatives..and what a night. He had organised with the chef for a special menu, and he was completely blown away by the chef Martin's attention to details and every effort to (successfully!) make this a memorable occasion. I gather that lengthy discussions about the menu to be offered to... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

We really enjoyed our meal at Rotherhams. We were greeted at the door by the owner / chef Martin and shown to our table. We were presented with an extensive Wine Menu ( 17 pages ! ), and then the Main Menu - there is a choice of a 5 -course Degustation Menu ( $110.00 ) or the A La... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

I haven't been to Rotherhams for years but, post eqnz, options are limited and so decided to give it another go. We (myself and wife) arrived for the early sitting at 6.15 (had to vacate by 8.15) and it was already half full in the small dining area. It's an intimate restaurant but that adds to the occasion. The service... More 

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UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

I rarely write reviews but this restaurant stands out. The whole occasion was a huge disappointment. The service, when the restaurant decided you wanted it was pretentious, but when you wanted it, was non existant. For instance, a glass of wine ordered as the main course arrived barely made it to the table before the food had been consumed, despite... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

This was recommended in a welcome pack I received as a "special" place to go...but it was very old fashioned,rather pretentious and not worth the money - rather dark and gloomy ambience and poor/amateur service - I suspect the people who think this is very special need to get out and see the world a little more and learn about... More 

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Additional Information about Rotherhams of Riccarton

Address: 42 Rotherham St, Riccarton, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 341 5142
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Riccarton

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