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Fox & Ferret Public Ale House

$$ - $$$, ,
20 Marshland Rd | Shirley, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-385 9955
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“burgers” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (6 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 Marshland Rd | Shirley, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch with my daughter on a flying visit from Melbourne. We both had B.L.T on sour dough bread, served with fries. Meal was delicious. Staff were super friendly checking on us regularly. Very impressed.

Thank CathJMitchell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When our steaks were delived I questioned that they had them around the right way and they were sure 200g for the person next to me and me 300g rump. As we began to eat I realised my steak was small and his was much...More

Thank peter j
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Stone Grill Wednesday is what we call it. Been back for the last 4 weeks in a row. Fantastic price of only $22.50 for ANY Stone Grill! Great team and service. Cook it how you like it. So you cannot complain to the chef lol!...More

Thank Brent M
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2017

Awesome to hear. Thanks for the feedback Brent!

Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We had a meal we had a platter it was very nice the atmosphere was relaxed and it's lovely to sit outside in the sun watching the day go by a great we place to visit it's at the palms mall so u can pop...More

Thank Sandra H
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Great to hear, thanks for your feedback Sandra!

Reviewed July 12, 2017

The kids and I popped into the Fox and Ferret in Shirley on a cold Saturday afternoon for lunch. The kids ordered the ribs and burger and I had the BLT. Despite it being the middle of winter the fresh ingredients were, well fresh, and...More

Thank ChChsurfer
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017

Thanks very much for your feedback, great to hear!

Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. It was dinner time but they still did a lunch time pie for me which was scrumptious. Great ambience. Friendly and helpful staff. Will definitely go there again next time we're in Christchurch.

Thank pie_is_epic
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017

Thanks for your review, we're so glad you had a great experience!

Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my husband and it was yum, service was great, staff very friendly. Atmosphere was really cool.

Thank Toni D
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2017

Awesome to hear, thanks for the review Toni

Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Today a group of 7 had lunch at The Fox and Ferret at The Palms Christchurch. All meals looked delicious and overall good value. We were in the side room which can be booked for private functions. A cosy room and not noisy even though...More

Thank vive131
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2017

Thanks for your feedback, we're so glad you had a great experience!

Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Went in for lunch & ended up spending the afternoon in there. The place had a great atmosphere filtered through by the brilliant staff....working there was an old northern Irish guy entertained us showing us his little muscles but all the staff in general were...More

Thank 158darrenf
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2017

Thanks for your review, we're so glad you had an awesome time and really appreciate you taking the time to post your feedback

Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Went with a small group who had all been before. The menu had good choices for all dietry needs. The meals were a generous size and good value for money. Beer batter fish and chips was cooked very well and served with a salad. The...More

Thank OllyGirlCanterbury
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2017

Thanks very much for your review, we are pleased to hear you had a great time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $22
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Marshland Rd | Shirley, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-385 9955
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Description
Occupying a sun drenched spot at The Palms Mall in Shirley, the Fox & Ferret is a modern gastro pub offering a wide selection of mouth watering light & main meals to suit all tastes, including the world famous Stonegrill menu and legendary sharing platters. We pride ourselves on offering some of the finest local and imported ales and head down on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday night for live music and entertainment.
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