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USSCo Bar & Bistro

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16 Childers Road, Gisborne 3801, New Zealand
(06) 868 3246
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic - delicious meals

Will go back - the duck was succulent and I was impressed by the portion size. Lovely service by our very friendly wait staff who ensure a relaxed dining experience. I also enjoyed the brulee - also a good selection of local wines

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Mel M
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Gisborne, New Zealand
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Gisborne, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Will go back - the duck was succulent and I was impressed by the portion size. Lovely service by our very friendly wait staff who ensure a relaxed dining experience. I also enjoyed the brulee - also a good selection of local wines

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I was here recently with a group. They offered a menu at $65 per head which I thought was good value. The food was plentiful and tasty - well-cooked, not too conventional but also not weird. The desserts were a bit of a let-down after the rest of the meal but perfectly acceptable. There was also a really good choice... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Popped in here as staying round corner. Welcoming and friendly service. Lovely building. Good menu. Food is excellent and in good quantities, so you don't leave feeling hungry. Would definitely come here again.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a really nice place to dine. You have a limited choice of options and can be sure that everything is prepared fresh. The Oysters were to die for, the fish of the day simply stunning, there is a great variety of wine and other beverages and really wonderful, knowledgable and friendly staff - Thank you, Simon!

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Came in for dinner, the food was great fresh oysters, amazing mains with perfectly cooked and great service. only downside was i feel like our side of vegetables was a lit bit under cooked. However, to me the highlight was the bartender who made by amaretto special coffee, he did a text book perfect job, it was truly my highlight... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Went here with friends, service was good, food was beautiful and served in an appropriate time frame, the atmosphere was busy but not too loud. Great meal, will be back.

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Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We have dined here a few times now and can't fault this restaurant. Staff very focused food exquisite and ambience lovely.

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Dined twice at this restaurant whilst staying in Gisborne & both meals were magnificent. The staff are always very attentive & the menu is a little bit different. Service is very good &, all in all, the whole experience x 2 was faultless. Both meals were the best we had during the month we stayed in Gisborne. Thanks guys!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This place was recommended by the hotel, and rated highly on trip advisor, so we thought we'd give it ago. We arrived, and seated ourselves, only to wait 10 minutes for a menu, I went to grab them myself but was told to take a seat. The waiter was then very keen to take our order. Too keen as he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The quality of food at USSCO is consistently great. The ingredients are fresh and the combination of ingredients makes the food so interesting and tasty. The menu offers something for everyone from vegetarian to local seafood. Don't dine in Gisborne without experiencing USSCO cuisine.

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Address: 16 Childers Road, Gisborne 3801, New Zealand
Phone Number: (06) 868 3246
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne

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  • Address: 16 Childers Road, Gisborne 3801, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: (06) 868 3246

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