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Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar

3/478 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
+64 3-352 3232
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (36 reviews)
“mini desserts” (27 reviews)
“granita” (18 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
3/478 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 867 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The service at the beginning was a little bit slow with being greeted and seated. The ferrero rocher mocktails was amazing! We ordered a chicken and beef souvlaki platter. The portions are huge with 3 I guess 'portions of meet' as there were 3 chicken...More

Thank ChristchurchEats
CostasTaverna, Guest Relations Manager at Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you so much for the great review. We're so happy to hear you enjoyed all your courses on your night out with us, and we look forward to serving you again some time soon :-)

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

LOVE LOVE LOVE Costas Taverna! I am always eating here every chance that I can, the food is super amazing and the staff are so lovely! The dishes are decent portions and super yummy! Love eating here! Fully recommend!

Thank Rebbeca H
CostasTaverna, Guest Relations Manager at Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rebecca, thank you so much for the lovely words. Receiving such great comments from our regular guests really is the best reward for us. We look forward to having you over with us again soon :-)

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I've dined here a few times and the food is always delicious, with friendly service. This is Greek food at its best. The menu is large and varied with many options for all, and the portions sizes are great and filling (have often had to...More

Thank Cally C
CostasTaverna, Guest Relations Manager at Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hi Cally, thank you so much for the great review. We're so happy to hear you've always enjoyed the food and the service at Costas Taverna, and we look forward to having you back with us soon :-)

Reviewed 19 October 2017

The food is awesome. I had the chicken lemonata and it was absolutely divine. The service is great but, dare I say it, it was a bit over cooked. Don't get me wrong, I applaud attentive customer service but this was too full on. We...More

Thank suze65
CostasTaverna, Guest Relations Manager at Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We're glad to hear you really enjoyed the food and we appreciate you bringing the issue with the service to our attention. We'll look into it and do our best to avoid...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Went here for a saturday night dinner. Ample parking abd a short drive from the city. The place was packed but staff were attentive.the flaming cheese dish is good to look at but was very salty for my plallete. Lamb shanks and the chicken we...More

Thank getmevarun
CostasTaverna, Guest Relations Manager at Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you so much for leaving us a review here. We're really happy to hear you enjoyed your mains and we hope to earn full marks on your next visit with us :-)

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

So I am a regular customer at this restaurant. Happy to say this restaurant has never let me down. Even when they are always busy the food has never been compromised and it’s always same quality. The drinks they serve are awesome and the sides...More

Thank Sammy S
CostasTaverna, Guest Relations Manager at Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hi Sammy, thank you so much for your kind words, we couldn't be happier to hear we've never let you down. We look forward to serving you again some time soon :-)

Reviewed 11 October 2017

this place never fails to impress, the ingredients are always fresh and taste delicious. i love the mini desserts, they're great after a main as i can never fit in a full dessert after!

Thank a_little_asian
CostasTaverna, Guest Relations Manager at Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hi there, thank you so much for the lovely review. We're so happy to hear we're a favourite of yours, and we look forward to having you back with us soon. And yes, that's exactly the idea behind the mini desserts :-)

Reviewed 9 October 2017

Took 5 business colleagues for dinner last night on a cold wet misearable night Place was warm, and very soon became packed with diners. Staff are very welcoming and know their stuff. Very happy and proud of their food and Restaurant. Reasonable pricing for the...More

Thank RossandJan
Reviewed 3 October 2017

this was a little noisy but it is a smallish restaurant with tables quite close together. But once you see and eat the food all is forgiven, the service is amazing as are the staff, nothing is too much trouble and I look forward to...More

Thank marlenef4
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is the third time we've been for a variety of occasions. The staff has always been friendly, the food great and it's a buzzing environment. I recommend the lamb or chicken salata. Filling and delicious

Thank kiwimaz
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ashleigh h
30 May 2017|
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Response from dorinab407 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply - am on holiday but no they don't do takeaways
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Young Sil B
1 March 2017|
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Response from CostasTaverna | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we can cater for a group of 18 guests - you would need to be at two tables of 9 right next to each other. We do also have vegetarian options, which are available to view on our website. These include, but... More
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Swallow73
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
Hi here is the information I got back from Costas today for you They are open from 5pm - you need to book check out there website for costas cranford st christchurch and you can book online. Thanks very much for your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 21
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 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
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/478 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 3232
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Description
Costas Taverna is a place to celebrate the simple joys in life... family, friends, conversation and great food.
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