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The Running Bull

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1 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wrong name on last entry :) edited

Jess Skidmore. Wrong name on last entry :) edited is JessPink86. Oops. Really enjoyed this place on our NZ cruise, glad to have visited Christchurch and help support their re-build.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
JessPink86
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Adelaide, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Adelaide, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Jess Skidmore. Wrong name on last entry :) edited is JessPink86. Oops. Really enjoyed this place on our NZ cruise, glad to have visited Christchurch and help support their re-build.

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Scrumptious food. Although not a huge menu selection, we all enjoyed our choices. The restaurant manager was friendly and jovial and didn't shy at a bit of humourous bantering which made for a light hearted enjoyable night. The wait staff were great, very on the ball with service commendable given they were very busy. 3rd time there and will return... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I went there with my partner and son for a wee lunch date, and I really enjoyed the experience! Pizzas are great (according to the little one he even had the best pizza in the house!!), sizes are manageable and overall great experience with great, helpful, polite staff! Definitely would go again!

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Tampa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We split a Margherita Pizza and a mixed green salad and that was enough for two people. The food was good and the beer selection ample. Our server was friendly and efficient.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Love this little place. Its quiet, open and inviting. The staff were lovely, prompt and helpful. Thankyou for making our lunch date with an old friend memorable and thoroughly enjoyed. Meals were delicious, well presented, well cooked, fantastic value for money.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The food is good and represents value for money. If you like a bit of quiet with your meal this is probably not the place for you.

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Rolleston, New Zealand
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35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We had a great experience on Friday night great service nice venue excellent food Duo of beef eye fillet & cheek excellent , fish & Chips great, Special Caesar salad ordered by one with steak rather than chicken no problems thank you, and eye fillet meal all excellent no faults found with service food or venue Top Marks

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Bolton ,England
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Ate here during recent stay in Christchurch and enjoyed the food from their excellent "pub" menu. The food was served quickly, despite the place being quite full, we booked just to be on the safe side.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We were a party of 8 including 2 kids. The staff were great with the kids even though they were busy. My daughter wanted her name on the board for eating a steak (kids portion) & our waitress kindly wrote her name on some paper to add to the plaque for a photo opportunity. Food is always tasty, portions are... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Love the food here, service is great, only one dislike. They won't let you eat the restaurant meals in the bar area or in the outdoor booths. If you've been there before you'll know that there's bugger all separating the two areas, some plants. When your there with 10 workmates who are all having a beer, you can't order a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Riccarton Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

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