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“Hidden gem”
Review of One Good Horse

One Good Horse
Ranked #286 of 1,103 Restaurants in Christchurch
Price range: $11 - $21
Cuisines: Bar, New Zealand
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The restaurant, One Good Horse, has a feel reminiscent of the by-gone era of early 1900's horse racing days. Its early 20th century-infused decor holds an echo of the times when prosperity and the great horses had people flocking to the races; taking their chances on the big names and champions like Phar Lap, Seabiscuit and Cardigan Bay.
Reviewed December 20, 2012

I had heard so many fantastic things about this place from so many people that we thought we'd give it a try. Friendly, and incredibly busy,with good, tasty food. Prices were good. Although the place was packed out, service was slick and friendly and never felt rushed.

We all had main and dessert and as we were a fairly large group, got to sample a good range of dishes. High quality ingredients, unpretentious dishes and plenty of choice. Their house coleslaw is divine.

Plenty of parking, my only complaint would be that the background music was slightly too loud!

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Thank Fenchurch40
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

We have been here three times since it was refurbished (and the refurbishment is amaazing - that alone is well worth a look!) about 3 months ago. Once with the family, once for dinner with friends and again drinks with the girls. The staff are fantastic - they really make the place and are friendly and very efficient. The meals are delicious, beautifully presented fresh food, and so reasonable in price. They even have a placemat that you can draw your version of "One Good Horse" and they are displayed around the place. There is a lovely outdoor seating area, and at night have the most amazing outdoor fires. They are fantastic! Its a very cool place. A great local night out for anyone in Chch East. Well done guys, 5 star from us!!

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Thank Kim H
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

Bad food and hardly any of it for good restaurant prices. I had groper for $31 and my wife had common fish and chips. Hers was better than mine and it was only average. Mine was overcooked and was the size of a salmon entree in most pretentious haute couture places who overcharge and under deliver. It was simply the worst meal I had in 2012 and we eat out daily!Avoid at all costs or try the basics before giving them $30+ for a disappointment.

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Thank Krieg13
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