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Braided Rivers Restaurant & Bar

) #17 of 29 Restaurants in Ashburton $$ - $$$ , ,
246 Burnett Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
+64 3-307 2540
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“panna cotta” (3 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
246 Burnett Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 110 reviews

Reviewed March 2, 2017

I was looking forward to a lovely meal and an evening with good company. Unfortunately this wasn't the case, it took along time to get our meal. I asked for medium to rare steak but it was very rare, so I asked for it to...More

2  Thank Steph_uknz
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Saturday night, did not appear busy when we arrived but seemed quite full after an hour or 2. Breads good, mains good, desserts nothing startling. Waited 20-30 mins for plates to be removed after mains, long waits between orders and getting food and drinks. Wine...More

Thank gomertz
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Had a lovely lunch at Braided Rivers which was well presented and beautifully cooked. Staff were friendly and welcoming.

Thank Tricia D
Management response:Responded February 24, 2017

Thank you so much for your positive review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your experience and that you liked our new menu

Reviewed February 14, 2017

Went for lunch they had an extensive menu the staff were friendly and helpful and the food was great

Thank Denise P
Management response:Responded February 16, 2017

Thank you so much for your review glad you enjoyed your experience with us

Reviewed February 6, 2017

We had the privilege of going for lunch on Sunday at Braided Rivers. The main restaurant had a set menu and was fully booked so we were seated in the bar. The staff advised us that 50 meals were about to be ordered. So we...More

Thank Susan H
Management response:Responded February 16, 2017

Thank you so much for your review glad that you had a great experience

Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I came here after a long drive from Mt Cook. It was a great place to unwind and enjoy a meal. I particularly enjoyed the garlic bread with sweet chili sauce.

Thank jcs621
Management response:Responded February 16, 2017

thank you so much for your review glad to hear you enjoyed your experience

Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal with excellent service. Super happy with everything that night! Will definitely come back.

Thank Nicole W
Management response:Responded February 16, 2017

thank you for your review glad to hear you enjoyed experience with us

Reviewed January 10, 2017

Very friendly staff and owner. Very accommodating letting us choose and eat our starters before we chose our mains. Starters were so good my friend had another starter for mains!

Thank Brenda S
Management response:Responded January 13, 2017

Many thanks for your review Brenda much appreciated Angela

Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent family meal. Ashburton never a culinary capital but this place is probably the only decent place in town to eat.

Thank Struan M
Management response:Responded December 29, 2016

Thank you so much for your review, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this restaurant for an evening dinner. A smaller restaurant but also has a large bar area with entertainment. The restaurant is well supported by local people. The menu leans towards sea foods but includes most of the meat based usuals....More

Thank retep42
Management response:Responded December 29, 2016

thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$11 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 Burnett Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Ashburton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-307 2540
  • E-mail
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