We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Certificate of Excellence
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
5 Conical Hill Road | Unit 1, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

304 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 302: English reviews
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

3x adults plus child for dinner. Great selection of meals, some a little more off piste but still excellent and very tasty. Nothing bizarre or likely to turn a stomach, just great food cooked well. We sampled fish & chips (Teraki), fried rice balls, soba noodles, beef and chicken kebabs, calamari, knickerbocker glory, bread and butter pudding, creme caramel. $153... More 

Thank antoniosk
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to try this restaurant for the first time this year, after trying just about every other place in Hanmer over previous years. Will definitely be back! Service was exceptional. Food was very good and reasonably priced for the good quality that we received. The Pork-3-ways was very tasty and well presented! Thanks.

Thank nzjamie
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, excellent service and kid-friendly. We had a lovely meal which was brought out promptly (important with a toddler!). Very impressed. Didn't book, but got there at 6. By 7 it was getting busy.

Thank HayleyWhite85
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in for dinner on a Friday night, it was quite quiet that night (which was not normal) got great service, atmosphere was great, we both choose the fish of the day with chips and salad, really nice god size meals which we could comfortably eat.

Thank 89angel2016
Blenheim, New Zealand
Level Contributor
139 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rolled up here with no booking for dinner on our first night in Hanmer and were greeted like regulars, with old school personalised service, warm and friendly but not overbearing. Dinner was delicious - especially the venison which was perfectly prepared - and we also enjoyed a shared desert. A small hard working team here by the looks, and... More 

Thank Coastfans
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a late evening meal on a very frosty night. It was very cosy with friendly staff. The menu was a little limited but it was nearly closing time to be fair.

Thank paulwM7189YO
Timaru, New Zealand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic menu with a delicious selection of dishes catering for a variety of different tastes. Great service too and the best meal we had in Hanmer Springs.

Thank fernweh_kiwi
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
163 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here on Saturday night - last minute decision and no booking so were lucky to be accommodated in a corner table in the bar area, but still received the same smiling personalised and efficient service. Menu was great, and delivered as promised. (Pate de fois gras to die for, and Venison was on point!) Restaurant emptied out by the... More 

Thank Nelcums
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just what your looking for. Friendly service and good food. Seafood chowder in a bread bowl! Yum And the stout on tap was crisp, cold and in a tall glass.

Thank Doug J
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Service was amazing restaurant was warm an looks great delicious staff were amazing 10/10 thanks heaps welcome as soon as we stepped in was seated at our table staff very very helpful will definitely be back 110%

1 Thank R6369KRchrisw

Travelers who viewed WhatEver! also viewed

Hanmer Springs, Canterbury Region
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury Region
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury Region
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury Region

Been to WhatEver!? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $28
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Conical Hill Road | Unit 1, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: 6433155037

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of WhatEver! and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from WhatEver! staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?