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Pattersons Restaurant & Bar

449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
(03) 358 8129
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Ranked #50 of 524 restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 30, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Shanghai, China
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
33 helpful votes 33 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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Pacific Palisades, CA
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145 reviews 145 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Although the food was very tasty and the menu had good variety, it can get quite loud. The service was also rather slow for dinner and breakfast.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Two lunches and one evening meal....it was faultless. From the atmosphere, to the food, to the service..........everything was superb. A very full restaurant (and I mean FULL) was handled with care and attention. The staff gave 100% to customers on one of their busiest nights ever. Fully recommend.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Fish and chips and pizza are great. Can't go wrong with anything on the menu though. Great service. Eat in the restaurant, in the bar, or out on the patio.

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