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St Germain

255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 7008
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (32 reviews)
“cassoulet” (15 reviews)
“snails” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options
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255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I tend to be a budget diner and I expected, when friends suggested dining at a French restaurant, that food would be (predictably) traditional and (comparatively) expensive But still I was impressed with the flavours, presentation, and service at St Germain and left a happy...More

Thank amysmum578
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour amysmum578 Thank you very much for you taking the time to review and we are delighted that you've left as an happy diner but we slightly disappointed with the average rating. Hopefully we will be able to change this rating next time to a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time to St Germain and we weren't sure what to expect. The food was beautifully presented and delicious. We had three courses although next time I would like to try the sampling menu. It was a bit tricky to find it...More

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Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour Eleanor Gray, Thank you very much for your review and we are delighted than you were pleasantly surprised and we look forward to seeing you soon. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to St Germain previously in their old location on Papanui road and it has always been a stand out restaurant but i think the move into town is a great move. We went there for dessert after having dinner at Madam Woo...More

3  Thank David B
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Bonjour David B, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. Glad that you've enjoyed your dessert and look forward to seeing you for Dinner real soon. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 26 June 2017

My husband booked a surprise visit here for my birthday. We were impressed with the new venue, and surprised how many people were there for a Tuesday night. The staff were very friendly and attentive so I could not fault the service. We enjoyed a...More

Thank ptbabe
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Bonjour ptbabe, Thank you very much for your comments and we are thrilled that we've made your evening special. Look forward to seeing you again. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 25 June 2017

This new location is a little hard to find, with the main signage not facing the street address given but is upstairs above madam Woo's. Once again the staff were excellent, very French with great food. The duck and fish of the day were done...More

Thank Wayne R
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Bonjour Wayne R, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us and we are delighted you've enjoyed your evening with us. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary and we were not disappointed. The escargot starter was delightful, the scallops delicious. The beef was cooked perfectly with incredible seasoning and the duck was lovely. And to top it off, we enjoyed a scrumptious salted caramel...More

Thank Easan A
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Bonsoir Easan A, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening. Loo forward to seeing again. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 5 June 2017

I dined with 6 others. We chose from the a la carte menu. I had the pork cheek wrapped in cabbage, the beef in a salt crust and the 3 ways with hazelnut dessert. Each course was excellent. However, the bread presented with the starter...More

Thank Gordon M
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Good afternoon Gordon M, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St germain. We are delighted that you've enjoyed and very surprise about the bread being awful. I'll definitely will have a look at it as we never had any problem with...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

We had a great night at St Germain, decided to celebrate our anniversary somewhere special and it did not disappoint. Friendly service, nice atmosphere, perfect window seat and food to die for. I was particular interested in the cassoulet as it is a favourite dish...More

Thank Steven D
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Bonjour Steven D, Thank you very much for reviewing St Germain and we are thrilled that we made it special for you. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Four courses and none of them was any special. If I should rate it as best it could be a less under average. Reason for only rate one star was the service. A bit strange waiter but most of all we ordered Escargots (Stuffed mushroom,...More

Thank Peter L
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Bonjour Peter L, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain. I'll not comment on it and let people decide about your review. But it definitely looked like you've had a bad day last Sunday as your were quite rude from...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

St Germain excels in every aspect. The food was superb, the scallop entree was one the best dishes I've ever tasted in my life! There is an adequate selection on the menu, and everything we tried was delicious and almost impossible to imagine any better....More

Thank johnascroft
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Bonjour Johnascroft, Thank you very very much for your review and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening with us. We are working on better signage. Look forward to seeing you again. Merci Frederic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 30
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 7008
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Description
St Germain was opened in September 2008 by French brothers Frederic and Vincent. Born and raised in Brittany, the brothers aim to provide you a real French dining experience using local products in an elegant and cosy atmosphere.

St Germain's diversity makes it the perfect place to enjoy food and wine, whether you would like to share a fabulous meal with friends, for a romantic dinner, or when dining with a larger group. We can cater for all.
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