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The Monday Room

Tapas
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367 Moorhouse Avenue | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 5262
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lamb = mmm! Service = excellent

The bartender was professional, it was nice watching our drinks being made in front of us and when you see the care that goes into the cocktails you definitely feel you’re getting your value for money. The outdoor fire warmed the whole bar- great considering winter is coming. The band that played... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Yvette M
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The bartender was professional, it was nice watching our drinks being made in front of us and when you see the care that goes into the cocktails you definitely feel you’re getting your value for money. The outdoor fire warmed the whole bar- great considering winter is coming. The band that played was great, although if you want to have... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Monday Room, is definitely a wee gem. The tapas/Japanese style menu is flavoursome, has variety to suit most tastes and is just plain Yum! On the 5 occasions we have lunched there we have always found the wait staff to be very friendly and helpful . The service is great and the atmosphere relaxing. Not a cheap lunch but... More 

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melbourne
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Just called in for a drink after dinner. Great atmosphere with an outdoor area with and open fire. The decorations are entertaining and with a university next door the books on shelves as part of the front of the bar was a great touch. Highly recommended

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

great food with beautiful flavours. Really nice vibe inside with interesting decor. Desert was also very good.

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Christchurch
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great service from a young enthusiastic team. Food is excellent, highlight being the buttercorn springrolls and fried chicken. Well worth a visit

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Newcastle, Australia
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23 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I wanted somewhere special to go for my birthday dinner in Christchurch. Japanese style tapas, a cool interior and excellent cocktails and service made it a really special night. We had several tapas dishes, including the crispy fried chicken, the coleslaw, and a few yakatori skewers (lamb and prawns) and cannot fault any of them. Delicious, well cooked and innovative... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What a great place! Totally lived up to the hype. Delicious food with plenty of new taste sensations for tired taste-buds. Great wine list, excellent service. Definitely a place to go.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I had been to the Monday Room for lunch and late night drinks before. I recently went there with my girl friends for dinner. It was great! We had a small plate and medium plate each. The medium plates are not the main dishes that kiwis think of. Boys probably will be still hungry after a small and medium plate... More 

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New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Japanese tapas! Didn't what to expect but loved it. Excellent food, excellent service, excellent wines. Yes, it is a bit noisy but we didn't find it intrusive. Just a good, bar type atmosphere. Recommended, especially for a meal shared between friends looking to have a bit of craic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Although a stroll from the centre, well worth the visit. Sat inside, while outside with the heaters looked nice as well. Good host, awesome dishes to share. Japanese style tapas, all of them were fun for the tongue!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 367 Moorhouse Avenue | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 5262

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas

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