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5 Conical Hill Road | Unit 1, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5037
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely AMAZING service and food!! We will be back :) Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Dessert was too die for! Slightly hidden off the main road so glad we found it, has ended our night on a high.

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Thank melissakY4819XZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Wicked Little place. Service was out standing, waiter went above and beyond. Very nice relaxed vibe. Food was perfect, our table had pasta, lamb, pork and steak - All were superb! They were served fast and hot, not a single complaint around the table. Keep it up guys! We will be revisiting on our next hamner trip.

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1 Thank Matthew K
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

We popped in for dinner on a cold night and were quite disappointed. The food was ok but nothing more and the fish and chips were dry.

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Thank travelbug88nz
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

What a beautiful meal and the staff were so attentive. Meals were served quite quickly and after 2 hours and birthday song for my partner we left full and happy. Recommend highly!

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1 Thank Vianzy
Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

A lovely place to visit. Staff are very friendly service was great and food was good too. We will go back next time we are in Hanmer.

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Thank Garanirae
Mosgiel, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, good food (bacon eggs and toast), big mugs and comfy tall seats. Nice people, in a little alleyway so away from the main traffic and hidden so not too many people.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here, everyone enjoyed. They had a high chair for our 2 year old and a kids menu which was fab. The waitstaff were really accommodating. The food came out nice and hot, which is something so many restaurants fail at. All meals were lovely, would definitely recommend.

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Thank Ajaywar08
Rangiora, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

We have been here on previous trips and usually like to try out places we haven't been to before - but having had a couple of less than successful meals we d coded to go back to this place based on prior good experiences- and so glad we did! I had the venison and my husband had the lamb -... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a light brunch and coffees and it was great. Felt really welcome - the place was cosy and busy. Really attentive service and nice bunch. Thanks!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

We spent the weekend in Hanmer and thought we would 'chance it' with dinner and not make any bookings.... probably not the best plan, but it worked out in our favour as it meant we ended up at Whatever! and we walked away with full tums, and pleasantly happy with the service and cheery nature of the restaurant. They're not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $27
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: +64 3-315 5037

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?