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5 Conical Hill Road | Unit 1, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
03 315 5037
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Outdoor seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food

Went on a quiet Tuesday night. Most the main meals are fairly expensive but you get what you pay for. The meals are large and filling. I had the lamb and it was delicious. The restaurant is very well set out and has a nice romantic setting. The service was fast and friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
bradbrad42
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Christchurch, New Zealand
via mobile
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went on a quiet Tuesday night. Most the main meals are fairly expensive but you get what you pay for. The meals are large and filling. I had the lamb and it was delicious. The restaurant is very well set out and has a nice romantic setting. The service was fast and friendly.

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

On our recent visit we dined twice at What Ever. Breakfast was superb, quite a wait, they were very busy and we were warned, but as we had all day, breakfast was worth the wait. We returned for dinner that evening, it was so mouth watering. The venison was succulent and flavoursome with seasonal vegetables and the chicken breast was... More 

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South Canterbury, NZ
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This was a great place to dine. We went one night for dinner (which we had found it the first night). Great customer service. The meals are great value for money. Everything is clean and beautiful.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

"Fantastic Restaurant" Visited Hanmer Springs early March on our three week trip from the U.K. Had an evening meal in this restaurant. Steve was a great host and nothing was to much trouble for him. The food was fantastic. My wife was still talking about her lamb meal on the plane home. Wish i was back there now.

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Absolutely recommend Whatever! The staff were so lovely and the food great!!! Unfortunately they didn't do breakfast on weekdays otherwise we would have been back for breakfast!

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Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We visited Hammer Springs last October for my husbands birthday. What Ever Restaurant made that occasion even more special. They were great. Super friendly and very helpful with everything and the service was one of the best we ever had. Steve even got the whole restaurant singing Happy Birthday when they brought out the cake :) . Fantastic place. Would... More 

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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201 reviews 201 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Unfortunately when we went there we weren't overly hungry so ordered starter/entree sized meals. What we got was good as was the service, there were several things on their main menu that I would have been really keen to try appetite permitting. A defenite must go back if we are ever in Hanmer again

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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

we had a big group booking which was meant to be for celebrating a few people's birthdays at once. things were arranged more than a month before via phone and they had assured us everything would go smoothly.group size was about 15+ people which is why we had rang and asked to see if they could cater for us. upon... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The Crocodide spring rolls are a must and the Pork Belly is to die for Excellent service and the host was really friendly and made sure you felt real comfortable and was real good with the kids

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Nelson, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were there three times in one weekend. Late dinner which was beautifully presented and tasty. Lovely to sit outside on a warm evening. It was also a great place to catch up for a drink the next afternoon and lunch the following day with a larger group. The hosts were always very friendly and welcoming too. Thank you.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Conical Hill Road | Unit 1, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: 03 315 5037

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 31
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

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