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Custom Steak House

Strathallan Street, Timaru, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 42 Restaurants in Timaru
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I called in here after a long day at work. The dining room is really nice in this historic building. The service was attentive but not over the top. I have the pork belly and rib eye and both of these were very nice washed down with a couple of beers. The good service continued right to the end where... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The entrees are excellent, the steak is sensational, but as dessert addicts my granddaughter and I agree these are the highlights of the meal. We can't wait for the new dessert menu. In fact we rate restaurants on their dessert menus and this place is way out in front. The service is always great; personal, friendly and helpful. This is... More

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a beautiful meal at this place.everything was cooked to perfection.the staff knew what they were talking about in food and alcohol.We were not rushed and felt very special.We would recommend this place for a very special evening out.Well done .

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Timaru
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I love the custom steak house so much. The food, Service and atmosphere is amazing. If you want to go somewhere a little bit special, then this is the place to go. I highly recommend The Duck & Steak. Dessert: Time for chocolate is to die for. Can't wait for my next visit.

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Waimate, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We had a lovely evening in this beautiful building. The staff were exceptional. Nothing was any bother. The food was tasty and beautifully cooked. When my plate arrived it was obvious that time and effort had been put into making my meal look and taste great. It wasn't a simple meat and three vegetables. I felt like I was treated... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I'm a local and I have eaten here frequently. This is not your usual steakhouse! The meat is exquisite, beautifully tender and perfectly cooked. You can't go wrong with any side you choose and the wide range of sauces to accompany your steak are all delicious. (Yes, I've tried them all!) If you have any room left for dessert, choose... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

So I entered in on a Monday night 3 big tables and I , I was first table to arrive , I ordered a pork belly to start witch is the reson my vote is not excellent it tasted as if was in the microwave to long but all was for giving when I got my steak not to much... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Imposing building. Got the impression they were a little short staffed. Wandered up to the front door and there was no one at the front desk. However, it only took a moment for a person to appear...This was the Maitre D', Waiter and Bar man - all in one. He was definitely under pressure. Nice guy. Apologetic. Very friendly and... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The food was excellent. Steak was cooked to perfection and served exactly as ordered. The extras, such as fried eggs is a little confusing and not what you would expect at a fine dining restaurant. No steak knives though. I would have thought they were mandatory at a steak house, without having to ask. The restaurant was pretty much booked... More

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Tauranga
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Ok, so I went on a Thursday night - not the busiest of the week. The venue is great - a historic building, high ceilings and historic detail. But only three of the twelve tables were taken. The one waiter was efficient and knowledgable. Small point, but when I immediately ordered a beer, I was not offered the wine list... More

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Address: Strathallan Street, Timaru, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
Cuisine: European

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