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Custom Steak House

Strathallan Street, Timaru, New Zealand
+64 3-684 5528
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (53 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“high ceilings” (4 reviews)
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Steakhouse, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Strathallan Street, Timaru, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well established small size restaurant with quality steaks. Good choice for meat lovers. Friendly staff and a quality meat. Well prepared and served. Recommended for families and friends.

Thank alex311327
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

From the outside the Custom Steakhouse looks inviting. It is in the old Customs building. It was a very wet and cold wintry night when we arrived at 6.00 and to our amazement the owner /waiter was only just lighting the fire. We actually kept...More

Thank b_s_hodgson
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Great service. Attentive amd mot over crowding. Friendly and chatty. Lovely meal. Well presented and flavors beautiful. I would highly recommend and will go back.

Thank Angk1812
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

First time here the food was fabulous very tasty indeed, the service was very good to say there was only 1 guy doing it, a great night great meal but the price was steep at the end, dont mind paying for top food and service...More

Thank yourworsenightmare
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

One of the superior quality dining options in Timaru. Steaks are all cooked to perfection and the fries are a must which are triple cooked in duck fat. Great service and venue to match, highly recommended if you are a steak connoisseur or want to...More

Thank Wand3rlustKiwi
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place to eat the food and service were first class and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal

Thank Plum12
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Been here before in 2016 and had the chef competition special - lamb 2 ways. It was so delicious and creative. Went back again in Dec 2017, service still top notch, food was great except steak was slightly over cooked (asked for medium rare but...More

Thank Beaniebean7
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Looked up trip advisor for a restaurant to go to and chose the custom steak house.We had a lovely meal,both had steaks and were cooked to perfection.They have a good wine list and the waiter had a good knowledge of wine.The service was great and...More

Thank Vaughan D
Reviewed November 8, 2017

If you are looking for somewhere special to celebrate and occasion then this is a good choice. The service isn't fast but the food is great and front of house engaging but not in your space. Great for couples or groups.

Thank jmd632017
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Wow! Arrived with no reservation. It just happened that 3 other groups arrived at exactly the same time. Maitre'd, waiter, wine waiter (all one person) took it in his stride. Service was exemplary. The restaurant had a really comfy ambience which encouraged interaction with other...More

Thank daveanddihall
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strathallan Street, Timaru, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-684 5528
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