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“Country dining” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Stables Cafe & Bar

Stables Cafe & Bar
253 Beaconsfield Road, Timaru, New Zealand
+64 3-684 5617
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Ranked #25 of 49 Restaurants in Timaru
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Timaru
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Country dining”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

I have been here a a couple of times for lunch and a few times for coffee. The menu is good and is fairly priced. It's great to sit outside on a hot day, can get a bit cool in winter though. Looking forward to my next visit

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
“Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

A great place to go have lunch. service is good and food is lovely beer battered fish is great highly recommend if looking for a family outing or just lunch with friends would highly recommend going here.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Katikati, New Zealand
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49 restaurant reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Consistently good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We have been here for lunch several times. There are outside tables in the garden and plenty of tables inside in the atmospheric old stables building. This family run cafe serves freshly made, well cooked food and good coffee. They have an adequate wine list. Though they are usually busy, the staff are always smilingly cheerful and helpful. I love to see the miniature horses, Alpacas and donkeys in their paddock adjacent to the restaurant. A great place to take kids. We will be back next time we visit Timaru.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Country Dining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

We went for lunch. While not extensive the menu catered for our tastes. The food was well cooked and presented, the coffee was great. The surroundings are lovely - there are not too many places where you can eat in what feels like a farmyard, complete with hens clucking and roosters crowing!

Visited November 2012
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Timaru, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“French chateau feel”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

I love to sit outside on a summer day.You feel you are a million miles away in a small french village instead of Timaru.The service is a bit slow and the staff are pleasant enough.It is cold inside in the winter despite the fire.A great place to go in the summer

Visited September 2012
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