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Pattersons Restaurant & Bar

449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
(03) 358 8129
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Ranked #44 of 534 restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 17, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Portland, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Pattersons is a good mix between a bar and restaurant with some out of the way seating as well as larger tables for groups. The staff as very pleasant and obliging. Menu is very nice and varied as well as are the specials. Service is fast, price is up there a bit but then the food is good.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The pancakes were so delicious - I had to have them for breakfast both days.Lunch and dinners were good too.

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Temuka, New Zealand
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Reasonable prices, warm and cosy with super service. We only had desserts as a late night snack, which were great.

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Shanghai, China
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Affordable prices, good menu selection and wine list, I had the fish and it was awesome, probably the best restaurant in Christchurch

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This restaurant is in the Copthorne Commodore Hotel where I stayed. Breakfast was included in my accommodation cost and I had the choice of Continental or full a la carte. The full menu had a number of choices - some which I had not experienced before such as cinnamon banana bread, maple syrup and bacon but very enjoyable. I also... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

"Patterson's" at Copthorne Commodore do a great NZ steak, highly recommended. In winter, warm fireside atmosphere, friendly service

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Caterham, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We ate here during our last night in the south island. Service was good (although they were a bit slow on the drinks orders) and the food was amazing. Its towards the expensive side of things - but not excessively so! Plus as the bar is adjacent to the restaurant, you can always relax with a beer after eating!

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Great service and great food. Everything is fresh and beautifully presented. The venison is very good! Great selection of NZ wines.

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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Good food with good service with a large fire to ward off the cold winter chill. The place is frequented by Antarctic scientists and aircrew during the Antarctic summer so could be good for a few stories.

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Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We read the generally good reviews being posted so decided to try it out. The meal was quite nice for hotel fare. The roast pork special was excellent value. The steak was good beautifully and the wine was a reasonable price. All up no complaints. Best of all it was convenient to where we were staying and the service was... More

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