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50 Bistro

) #83 of 771 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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RATINGS
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LOCATION
50 Park Terrace, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
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21 - 30 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 6 November 2016

we had a lovely 3 course dinner in the Bistro which was part of our room package. The food was excellent, the steak we perfectly cooked, the asparagus was crisp and fresh, the waitress was charming. We will definelty eat at the Bistro the next...More

Thank Kay W
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2016

Dear Kay W Thank you for your positive review following your recent dining experience in 50 Bistro. We are especially pleased you enjoyed the dishes you chose and the service you received from your waitress. We have also taken your comments on board regarding the...More

Reviewed 28 September 2016

During my stay at the George I had dinner and breakfast here. The restaurant has a nice and warm atmosphere and the service was good. The food was absolutely delicious and well presented! The angus beef sirloin was deliciously moist, tender and flavorful and cooked...More

Thank Julia B
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

Dear Julia B We are delighted you enjoyed both breakfast and dinner in 50 Bistro during your recent stay with us. It is especially pleasing to hear your appreciation not only of the ambience in the restaurant and the service you received but also for...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The service is impeccable, the menu offers a wide range of choices. For me Scallop entree and a steak main, with cheese for after Scallops were perfect Steak cooked to perfection, duck fat chips crisp and dancing with flavour, beer aisle sauce a great balance...More

Thank GrumpyCabbage
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Dear GrumpyCabbage We are thrilled your recent dining experience in 50 Bistro was such an enjoyable one. It is excellent to hear that all the dishes you chose were to your satisfaction and also that the service you received left a positive impression on you....More

Reviewed 26 August 2016

This was a mystery breakfast taken to by friends. The best breakfast ever. smoked fish cakes with a poached egg on top. The best. Good coffee too.More

Thank 76jana
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Dear 76jana It is very pleasing to receive your positive feedback following your recent breakfast in 50 Bistro. We are thrilled that you have rated the experience as your best breakfast ever and we hope we might have another opportunity to welcome you back on...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I took my partner on a surprise date for his birthday. Unfortunately we were running late after our massage. We were booked into cooking with gas for dinner and when I phoned to say we were running late and would be 20 minutes later than...More

Thank Petal215
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Dear Petal215 We are thrilled to hear your recent dining experience in 50 Bistro, on what was a special occasion, turned into such an eventful one for you following your earlier disappointment in the evening. It is wonderful to hear that the service you received,...More

Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stayed at the George and could not decide where to eat. We went for 50 Bistro and were not disappointed. Everything was top class. Great staff, delicious well cooked food, lovely wine and a nicely decorated, spotlessly clean restaurant. So glad we made the...More

Thank EricEssex2014
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Dear EricEssex2014 We are delighted you chose to dine in-house in 50 Bistro whilst staying with us last month and to hear of your satisfaction regarding this choice. It is very pleasing to hear the entire experience, from the service you received, the ambience in...More

Reviewed 8 August 2016

We were here for breakfast. We had both a la carte food and from the buffet. Started with the groper mash, it was ok, nothing special. The hot buffet foods looked like they had been sitting around for hours, and tasted like it. The continental...More

Thank classicchch
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Dear classicchch We are pleased to receive your positive comment regarding the service you received at breakfast recently, however we are very sorry that your overall experience did not meet with your satisfaction. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Nice dining area, with a pleasant outlook. We were there as a group for lunch. the service was good and the food very tasty. There was a special which included a soup and a choice from the light meals. I chose the lamb shank. Well...More

Thank philippagoile
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Dear philippagoile We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent dining experience in 50 Bistro. Our ‘Nifty 50’ menu is a particular favourite for our lunch guests and we are pleased to hear your appreciation of your meals, the service and value you received....More

Reviewed 25 July 2016

Waitress was shy and difficult to communicate with and didn't seem to understand simple requests which made it difficult to resolve things. None of our meals had sauce which was very strange and dry. Groper was as dry as a bone with a dry crumble,...More

Thank AngeO67
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Dear Ange067 Thank you for taking the time to post this review. Although you found the environment pleasant we are very sorry to hear that your recent visit to 50 Bistro did not meet your expectations in terms of the quality of your meals and...More

Reviewed 12 July 2016

Amazing food, and excellent service. Came out feeling entirely satisfied. The starters were amazing as were the desserts.

Thank Alsipan
TheGeorgeGM, General Manager at 50 Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Dear Alsipan We are delighted your recent dining experience in 50 Bistro was an enjoyable one and that both the food and the service met with your satisfaction. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Kind regards Bruce Garrett General Manager

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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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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