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88-96 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8050, New Zealand
+64 3-355 3096
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Ranked #5 of 564 Restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $32
Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: St Germain was opened in September 2008 by French brothers Frederic and Vincent. Born and raised in Brittany, the brothers aim to provide you a real French dining experience using local products in an elegant and cosy atmosphere. St Germain's diversity makes it the perfect place to enjoy food and wine, whether you would like to share a fabulous meal with friends, for a romantic dinner, or when dining with a larger group. We can cater for all.
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

It's been over a year since we've been here so we were looking forward to visiting again and we weren't disappointed. I think we should have perhaps had a glass of wine before being seated as our wine orders were a bit slow in coming however I was pleased to see a good selection and we ordered a bottle of... More

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Tauranga
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A return visit to this lovely quaint, French restaurant. Loved it...the food was superb , service impeccable. French style throughout with the food, hosts all makes for a special and enjoyable evening. More a fine dining atmosphere and experience .

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was a special treat to mark a significant milestone and we had a lovely evening. The service was impeccable, the food was delicious and the wine matches were superb.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely degustation with beautifully matched wine. Our host was convivial and knowledgeable. Perfect for a romantic dinner for two.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were late in booking and had to dine earlier than we wanted at 6.30, however, it did mean we received prompt attention and the atmosphere was quieter and more conducive to conversation which suited our mood. The food was enjoyable and the sauces were beautiful. We both enjoyed the experience and would visit again when in Christchurch.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

So nice to find a genuine French restaurant in the Christchurch suburbs. Lovely food, good service, nice atmosphere.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Went out to St Germain for our anniversary and once again, it was a great night out. the service, the food and presentation were fantastic. Great selection of wine by the glass. We started with 2 entrees of goat cheese tart and scallops with crayfish bisque, follow by one beef on croute de sel and a duck a l'orange. My... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Great food and fantastic service. Would definitely recommend. We have been many times in the past and St Germain is a sure bet is that the food and service is amazing.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had a wonderful evening at St Germain. The food was excellent, the service was equally fantastic. We opted for the 5 course food and wine match degustation menu. Every morsel was delicious and all courses were explained. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening, have told many friends also as we are locals and will most certainly be back but next... More

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Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Cosy and sincere restaurant setting. We were greeted by Frederic and shown to a lovely corner by the window. Food was delicious and prepared with a lot of effort and detail. Each dish was served and explained with the way it was done and Frederic was very helpful to pair it with the best wine my husband couldn't forget throughout... More

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Additional Information about St Germain

Address: 88-96 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8050, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-355 3096
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 32
Cuisine: French

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