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Fusion Restaurant Cafe & Bar

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64 The Bay Hill | Timaru Central, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
(03) 688 8550
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Consistently good food and service

Fusion has been a favorite for lunch and dinners in the past and on this trip went for coffee mid-morning. Good friendly service,good coffee. Warm with good clean toilet facilities. Will be number one stop in future

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
John B
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Blenheim, New Zealand
via mobile
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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74 reviews 74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fusion has been a favorite for lunch and dinners in the past and on this trip went for coffee mid-morning. Good friendly service,good coffee. Warm with good clean toilet facilities. Will be number one stop in future

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Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I visited on a week night, solo, on work trip. Friendly service with good recommendations re the portion size. Nice to have a main (duck) which had enough tasty vegetables to warrant a full meal without having to order additional vegetables. Dukkah sprinkles added nice texture and taste to the meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I visited fusion a couple of weekends ago and had the chefs addition meal, and it was yummy. Awesome customer service and very friendly. Definitely be coming back and spreading the word of the high level of service and mouth watering food . You guys rock, keep up the good work . :)

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

On a trip from Christchurch to Dunedin with my two-week-old grandson and his parents we stopped for lunch above beautiful Caroline Bay in Timaru. Seeking a place to feed the baby comfortably and with a clean toilet area plus changing table, Fusion was right there and ticked all the boxes! The fish of the day was superbly baked and was... More 

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My expectations were high considering we had heard that it was "the place to go" in Timaru. We were completely underwelmed. Absolutely nothing interesting on the menu. Small menu, small portions, big pricetag. Service was good. Seriously, with only about 5 or 6 mains you would expect more. We won't go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

OK so I love this restaurant and I always stick to ordering the same dish .... simply because I love it. A bit of a shock to see the menu had changed ... but pushed me to order differently and I wasn't disappointed. Beautiful food. Only comment I would make and it is totally a picky one is change the... More 

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Essex,UK
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105 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Dropped in tonight without a booking. The restaurant is very clean and modern. Greeted by a smiling waitress who helped us with drinks choices (we're not New Zealanders so don't know the beers and wines that well) and also the dinner choice. We has a superb salmon starter with fish of the day and hand-cut chips, with drinks, served promptly... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We drive through Timaru a number of times every year. This cafe without fail provides excellent coffee and food, be it a lunch stop on the way through, or dinner. Staff always friendly and helpful, particularly in dealing with my wife's food allergies, gluten and fish. Our go to place in Timaru

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

We all had the fish of the day and it was really very good. Well cooked, very good accompaniments and good service. The coffee was very good but the choice of cakes and biscuits a bit disappointing. All very much the same as every other cafe. This would be really improved with some trendy stand out options. They need a... More 

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Cromwell, New Zealand
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Looking for somewhere to eat so looked up TA. This seemed to have a good rating so tried it out. I had the duck and with trimmings and wife the salmon (as usual). They were both very well presented and tasty. Staff were very helpful and friendly. toilets very clean. A lovely view thrown in if outside or on a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 64 The Bay Hill | Timaru Central, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: (03) 688 8550

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Fusion

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