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“Hmmm... service is not that great but coffee and meals are ok” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Jollie Jacks Cafe & Bar
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Hmmm... service is not that great but coffee and meals are ok”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2012

We were appalled at the service by the waitress. The food is average and the coffee's are good.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Colleen4154
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    Food
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fairly average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2012

I liked the interior of Jollie Jacks and there was plenty of seating options, but the service could have been more pleasant. I would have to go back a few times to comment fully on the food. The soup was good and the ribs were good, yet I feel that traditional deserts like rhubarb and custard need to be served simply in a bowl and not a tea cup. The custard in a little jug was minimal and I presuming that's because you were also served ice cream and cream. The ice cream was on the plate and soon melted into a soup of icecream, which was dissappointing.

Visited January 2012
Helpful?
Thank Vicky C
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australia
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160 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“whole family happy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2012

great food and generous servings.
good kids menu.
and above all speedy attentive service.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Jenny E
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Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2012

Fantastic food,huge portions but quality was there, yummy yummy yummy will def be back :)

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank RussellBaldwin
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Family friendly place to eat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2011

We stayed in Hanmer Springs with 2 toddlers and Jollie Jacks was recommended to us by our accomodation as a family firednly place to eat. This was definitiely the case. A large group arrived at the same time as us, but they ensured that we were given a quiet table and our orders were placed & served before the main group, which was fantastic.

Visited August 2011
Helpful?
Thank Paul K
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