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Robbies Timaru Bar & Bistro

198 Hilton Highway, Timaru 8601, New Zealand
03 6887486
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Ranked #26 of 42 restaurants in Timaru
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 8, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Gore
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Large facility, with restaurant, party room, pokies, pub. An arounder this place. Meal was very satisfactory but the waitress was new and was very friendly and professional. North of Timaru, 24hr dairy and fuel all handy at this site so ideal for families. Great family experience.

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Moeraki, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

A great Pub meal, simple food well served and plenty of it. So much in fact that we did not quite eat it all. Friendly, efficient staff. Place exceptionally clean. A great place for families or oldies with good parking close to main highway.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We love Robbies for its hearty and simple food and great service. Have had meals there a few times and never were disappointed.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

As far as a pub meal goes its fine. My partner had steak and fries,I had a poor attempt at Thai beef. Service was good, and the place is clean and tidy. Sports groups are well suited as it caters for them well.

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Timaru, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Not much atmosphere, but a good place to take the kids. Well priced, basic food, but it tastes good.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

price wise and taste wise can't fault the brekky menu however kitchen staff need to warm the plates prior to serving and check food temperatures are hot not lukewarm. lunch menu bit pricey - but taste fantastic.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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116 reviews 116 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Went for lunch with a couple of others, i had the chowder which was very tasty but lukewarm, so spoilt it, the guys said there meal was only just ok. Service was quick, but no real genuine friendleness here.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We decided to take the family out for dinner whilst holidaying around the south island, we came here because we saw a menu at the motel we were staying at and thought it sounded good. The service was terrible, our waitress forgot half our orders and then when questioned tried to blame someone else. The food when it finally arrived... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

we were invited to Robbies and our hosts were very nice. the food was also very nice Robbies it self was very disappointing. No pleasant atmosphere. No Music, service a little slow and felt that the waitresses were very somberly dressed. no style,no colour no nothing, matched Robbies all together. Dissappointed as this is a new robbies No Senic view... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Went for a workday lunch, meal was yummy, but quite small. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Nice atmoshere there.

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