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Robbie's Bar & Bistro

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134 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6141
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 am - 1:00 am

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fast food large pub restaurant

I don't like giving bad reviews to food establishments because we could have just hit them on a bad night. Not our normal type of eating place. However on the night empty plates had been left on the tables and they seemed to be very short staffed. Food was Ok but thats all I can say.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
GeordiefromSheffield
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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63 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I don't like giving bad reviews to food establishments because we could have just hit them on a bad night. Not our normal type of eating place. However on the night empty plates had been left on the tables and they seemed to be very short staffed. Food was Ok but thats all I can say.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Meal was delicious - had chicken and bacon stack. Very tasty and generous portion. Atmosphere was warm and cosy - playing the cricket which was important to husband!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Good food, quickly and well served in a pleasant ambience at reasonable cost. Quite position and friendly owners.

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Takaka, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Enjoyed meal, good size and taste and had a friendly host, what more could you want :-) Would return again.

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Christchurch
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

very pleasant staff. food was very good even though I had a so called mild curry which was a little hotter than I thought it might have been

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Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I visited with my parents and sister after a day on the water fishing. We were able to bring in the fish we caught and a couple of crayfish. The head chef came out to greet us and discuss how we wanted the catch cooked. The results were impressive - 10 plates of food and about 7 different cooking styles,... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Good prices and choice. Pub type seating - lovely staff. Liked range of specials and deals. Easy walking distance from our motel Aspen Court but good parking.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The team at Robbies couldn't do enough to make us feel relaxed and at home. We were really impressed with the standard of what is 'just' a pub meal - the Mexican Chicken Wrap stood out for me. Would definitely recommend this as a well-priced tasty meal out :)

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Sheffield
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Tasty food, good beer on tap... friendly staff. Locals were very welcoming and chatted about what to do and see in the area

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Close to where we were staying so walked in for dinner. We ordered the chicken as an entree & ham steak as a main. Hoped to share but they came out separate. Delicious food. Great menu selection. We were also hoping to have a cheesecake for dessert but we waited 20 minutes for our table to be cleared so decided... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 134 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6141

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:30 am - 1:00 am

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