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5 Conical Hill Road | Unit 1, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
03 315 5037
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $31
Cuisines: European
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Went for dinner on a "quiet" Hanmer night, seemed to be only 2 staff working in the whole place but a second waitress appeared not long after we arrived, which was lucky. Waited a long time for drinks and the wait staff didn't appear to be well trained. I ordered the "customers favourite" which was supposedly twice cooked pork belly... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We have been in Hanmer a good few months now and decided to try the food at this establishment. I had the spicy rice balls that was a delicious dish and you got a nice portion size. My partner went for the fillet steak and said it was the best fillet he has had in a long time, since we've... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We had a yummy meal and the service was excellent and the waitresses were always attentive to our needs.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We wandered past "WhatEver" on a Saturday night and it was packed so decided to come nice and early on Sunday night. As it turned out the Sunday night was quiet and we had our choice of tables. We started with the crocodile and prawn spring rolls which were delicious and just a little bit different. The boss had pork... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you are heading off to Hanmer in North Canterbury, make sure you take a meal at Whatever. Very casual dining, great service, food is beautiful and the management is super friendly. We have been for dinner last couple of weekends and both were superb. Have been there before and always happy to go back.

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Christchurch New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal on a Sunday night a few weeks ago. The restaurant was quiet and the service was very good. The owner who served us was very knowledgeable regarding the steak and the wines. The food was lovely and we enjoyed our evening.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Hosts Steve and Jill made us very welcome. The menu was varied the meals well presented and big enough for the appetite of a hungry tourist. Friendly attentive staff completed a very pleasant dining experience.

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Decided on this restaurant because of the name. When we walked up to the place, we thought it was dead. But inside it was packed! Lucky we had booked! Unfortunately it was pretty noisy inside, so not a great place for a chilled out conversation. Our waiter was a gentleman, super friendly and helpful. Kept checking with the cooks to... More

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We went on a long weekend and obvoiusly they were very short staffed as most of the tables were in disarray, we cleared our own table. The man who served us was nice, we felt a bit sorry for him as he was racing around doing everything.. The food we had was average, the high point was the salad it... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Friendly service, very accommodating to my vegetarian need even thought the menu was initially not so. staff were very friendly and up beat. yummy food, fast table service, good selection of beers and wines. over all good experience!

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Address: 5 Conical Hill Road | Unit 1, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 315 5037
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
Average Prices: USD 15 - 31
Cuisine: European

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