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Pattersons Restaurant & Bar

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449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
(03) 358 8129
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Dining options: Dinner, 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
Great Food

Menu selection fantastic and nightly specials to select from. Choose from pasta, fish and chips (had these at least twice) to Canterbury lamb and tasty Salmon. Deserts were just like Mum used to make.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Phil K
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Menu selection fantastic and nightly specials to select from. Choose from pasta, fish and chips (had these at least twice) to Canterbury lamb and tasty Salmon. Deserts were just like Mum used to make.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Had the Chowder, smoked chicken pasta and fish of the day. While the other 2 were not bad, the pasta really went down wrong and I was having nasty burps for the next 4 hours. So hits and misses.... Atmosphere was not bad and staff were friendly and helpful.

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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Good reviews can often set expectations high but we were not disappointed with much. Soup, steak and fish all well presented and cooked to our liking. It was a little noisy and the staff were a little on the over attentive side but all round it was a great night.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Good service, setting a little busy to be intimate. Helpful staff and I could see senior staff keeping an eye on the younger (probably part time casual) staff.

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Selction and choice is the only problem you will have here. The ffod is delicous and the drinks are cold. Just the way you like it.

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Chelmsford
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We booked this hotel on our last evening in NZ on way to Hawaii. We are well travelled and stayed in many airport hotel but none like this. The restaurant is about the best anywhere small menu but excellent. The people in the restaurant were locals not travellers if you ever get the chance stay and eat here. The chef... More 

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Temuka, New Zealand
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103 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Good service, lovely hot meals and not to expensive. Relaxing even when very busy to enjoy fine wine and food

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new zealand
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105 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We really enjoyed sitting outside in the sun on comfy chairs while having excellent bar service, then we had dinner which was great with fantastic service ! The ambiance of both the outside bar and inside is top notch. Breakfast was good too although the service let it down with breakfast , there was no comparison to the afternoon and... More 

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great service in the bar. Set up a small tab quickly. Breakfast next morning very good quality with many choices. Could have done with warm plates which is an issue I have from the way I've been brought up but there you go! Hot food of any sort served on cold plates isn't inviting. Hotels just don't seem to get... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The service at this restaurant is second to none. There is a great choice of food and our meals were fresh, hot and totally delicious.

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Address: 449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 358 8129
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch

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  • Address: 449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: (03) 358 8129

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