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50 Bistro

) #87 of 777 Restaurants in Christchurch ₹₹₹₹ European, ,
50 Park Terrace, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
+64 3-371 0250
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“macaroons” (5 reviews)
“tomato salad” (2 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹₹₹
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LOCATION
50 Park Terrace, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

50 Bistro is one of the best restaurants in NZ. The food quality is top notch and the service is outstanding. It is an excellent venue, warm and quiet. Try it, you won't regret it.

Thank Rhys C
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rhys C Thank you for your kind words following your recent visit to 50 Bistro. We are thrilled you enjoyed your entire dining experience with us and thank you for your recommendation to others. Kind regards Bruce Garrett General Manager

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

50 Bistro is a top quality restaurant located in The George in Christchurch The menu is not extensive at all which is unfortunate but what is on offer ( I ate there twice during my stay) was of excellent quality. I can see many love...More

Thank coll612
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear coll612 We are thrilled you chose to dine in 50 Bistro on more than one occasion whilst staying with us recently. It is particularly pleasing to hear your appreciation for our offering – both at dinner and breakfast. Thank you for your recommendation to...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Have been here several times and went over the weekend to celebrate my wifes birthday. Not a big menu and prices are very expensive. The one issue I had was that we wanted to change a side order that came with one main for one...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

It has been years since I last visited 50 Bistro and then we went twice in 2 weeks. Once with family and then with friends. The menu is not large but the quality of the food is superb. The service is quite good too. I...More

Thank Channon R
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Dear Channon R We are delighted to hear you returned to experience 50 Bistro not once, but twice, in a matter of weeks. We are also very pleased to hear you particularly enjoyed the salmon & tuna tartar dish and the overall quality of your...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

The food was very good, fresh and generous but we did not get to try the beer as they forgot our order. Service needs to improve a little.More

Thank bruceurban
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Dear bruceurban While we are pleased you enjoyed the quality of your meal during your recent visit to 50 Bistro we are very sorry to hear of the service issue you experienced. We have since held internal discussions to address this and do apologise for...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

we went here for dinner a few nights ago with my grandma and my granddad. we all shared the bread for a starter. then they gave me my tomato salad. that was nice and yummy. then I ordered a steak that was nice and it...More

Thank pool999
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Ventured for Sunday lunch arriving 12-30pm. I have eaten here several times before as I like the restaurant layout and the food has always been very good. We were promptly greeted and were seated and offered water. When it came to ordering the nice sounding...More

Thank TheSnakebite
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Dear TheSnakebite It is always a pleasure to welcome back returning guests to 50 Bistro and while we are pleased to hear you enjoyed the soup from our menu and the service you received we are very sorry and disappointed that other aspects of your...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

There's the choice of ordering a main as well as the buffet part. The buffet section offers hot food, such as bacon, eggs, sausage and hash browns. There's also the standard breads and jams. The mains were served quickly and service was excellent.

Thank IW98
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Have been here a few times and the food is always great and the service is fantastic. I can't fault it and would highly recommend it.More

Thank Jarradallen
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Dear Jarradallen It is always a pleasure to welcome back guests returning to dine with us and we are thrilled to hear that once again your most recent experience was consistent with previous ones and met all your expectations. Thank you for your recommendation and...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

It was the run-up to Christmas, but even so, for a hotel restaurant, it was very busy, so booking might be an idea. The dining room (Bistro 50) is very light and airy, although a lack of soft furnishings made it quite noisy. The food...More

Thank Neil C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 40
Cuisine
European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Park Terrace, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-371 0250
  • E-mail
Description
Relaxed dining with inspired bistro fare 50 Bistro offers inspired bistro food with modern flavours, excellent wines and a great bar. The menu offers a large variety of dishes featuring classic’s twisted with our own 50 flair.

Executive Chef, Darren Conole, leads the kitchen team designing seasonal menus using the best local produce. The stylish interior flows out to a generous outdoor area, complete with fire tables that reflect the warm hues of the orange onyx wall inside, making 50 Bistro the perfect place to meet any time of the day for coffee, cocktails and bar snacks or a meal. With windows overlooking Hagley Park, breakfast in 50 Bistro is the ideal spot to start any day.

Lunchtime brings with it a buzzy vibe offering great versatility and value with a selection of light meals and salads in addition to entrées and grills and desserts. Evenings bring heartier comfort dishes and a warm ambience, perfect for relaxing with friends.
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