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Pattersons Restaurant & Bar

) #75 of 771 Restaurants in Christchurch ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, , Gluten Free Options
449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-358 8129
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (6 reviews)
“chicken wrap” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviews (143)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner while staying at the Commodore (Pattersons) being the hotel restaurant. Good menu,well priced with gluten free options. The service was good. Staff really nice.

Thank Missy872013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really tasty and nice chicken risotto. Great and fast service. Nice portion sizes. We got local beer panhead supercharger which was really good too.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The restaurant services the hotel and I ordered room service after a long day. Service was prompt and the food, both dinner and breakfast was delicious and the meals of a good size

Thank Vicky J
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We arrived (without a booking) just after 2 pm - Lunch? - not a problem, from their all day menu. I can highly recommend the Pasta Gamberi. There were too many prawns to count and the linguine was cooked to perfection. Nicely spiced with garlic...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My husband had steak with a starter of Seafood Chowder, he loved it. I had the starter of Seafood chowder loved that then had the Risotto, did not love that, quite gluey and far too much food with the entree portion of Chowder, found out...More

Thank Virginia P
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Our group dined and had breakfast at Pattersons and found it to be adequate. The buffet diner was large in regard to choice and included a cavery. The meal was enjoyable and especially considerate as our arrival was quite delayed on initial indications, and for...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A very enjoyable meal for three people with different requirements. I had a very nice sweet and sour tofu dish while my colleagues enjoyed their fish and chips and their venison. Worth a second visit

Thank Hano59
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Last minute decision to have tea seen as we stayed the night at the hotel....no problems to get a yable for 7 people. Beautiful pork belly & steaks. Generous servings. Kids menu offered a great selection. Family friendly

Thank Pearlklah
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Our several meals at Patterson's Restaurant during a stay at the Commodore Hotel were all very good. Good fish, good lamb, good soup, and good breakfast. I recommend it for any meal.

Thank wearvino
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Meals are massive but kind of stodgy and covered in cream sauce or melted cheese. There wasn't really anything I wanted on the dinner menu. The (3?) salad options didn't appeal & the only truly 'vegetable dish' was the boring looking "side" dish with steamed...More

Thank MoseyAround
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hello, what time does the restaurant close on Tuesday. We are checking into the hotel on tuesday in dec 2nd week night time and wanted to know if this restaurant would be open by then. Also is there a dress code for hotel guests?
29 September 2016|
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Response from MTPatterson |
Dear Sridharae (maybe I should say Texan Reviewer), Our Restaurant, called Pattersons is open right through until 11pm, but we normally reduce the menu from 10:30pm. If you are going to be exceptionally late we can organize... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-358 8129
  • E-mail
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