We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Robbies Bar & Bistro

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
360 West Street, Ashburton, New Zealand
Today
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 70 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quite Good

Enjoyed a pleasant wine and the atmosphere was good. The staff were pleasant and helpful. The meal was about average and very suitable for if you are just wanting to get something to eat at reasonable value which is what I required at the time.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
rodine1984nzl
,
Ashburton, New Zealand
Add Photo Write a Review

70 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We ordered off the bar menu and got a meal that was better than we have had at other places great value for your money

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ashburton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Enjoyed a pleasant wine and the atmosphere was good. The staff were pleasant and helpful. The meal was about average and very suitable for if you are just wanting to get something to eat at reasonable value which is what I required at the time.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ashburton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I went here two years ago and it was great but last year I went here again and it was honestly the worst food I had ever been served at any restaurant in my life. I refused to pay for my food. It was disgusting. I told them their chef should be ashamed to send that out of the kitchen

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bournemouth
Level Contributor
169 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Willing staff, ok food - nothing bad about it. With a reasonable menu it's a safe enough bet if you're not looking for anything special

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

the beer was nice and the food real good the staff real friendly and the garden bar was great the furniture in the garden bar was quite unique

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warminster, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Food was ok, but not a lot of choice on the menu. Quite expensive for what you got. Good sized dining area. Polite staff.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Stopped in to our old stomping ground the night before we flew home. Same awesome atmosphere apart from kelly the new bar maid. Swore at my partner after he paid our tab. This is not on and no reflection on most of the other bar/wait/kitchen staff. Not a good thing to do I understand customer service gets hard at times... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Stopped at Robbies as a spur of the moment decision. The interior is welcoming with old school decorating and a gas fire which goes disown a treat on cold days. The staff were extremely friendly and the meals were good standard pub fare.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Timaru, New Zealand
Level Contributor
46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stopped on way to Timaru not having booked but got good servicing and a average \ above average feed at a reasonable charge. Noisey but in a happy atmosphere sense. I would go back.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ashburton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We decided to go out for tea as a last minute decision.. this was the first restaurant we visited and were greeted by friendly staff, wasnt a problem that we hadnt booked and they let us pick a table. Restaurant was busy but we ordered and had our meal in no time. Service was excellent, didnt get to the bar... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Robbies Bar & Bistro also viewed

Ashburton, Canterbury Region
Ashburton, Canterbury Region
 
Ashburton, Canterbury Region
 

Been to Robbies Bar & Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Robbies Bar & Bistro

Address: 360 West Street, Ashburton, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Ashburton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: European, Pub

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 360 West Street, Ashburton, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Ashburton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Robbies Bar & Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?