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Pattersons Restaurant & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, , Gluten Free Options
449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-358 8129
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal. The wine / beer selection is above average and the service staff was excellent, attentive, and incredibly kind. The food was pretty good. The Kumara wedges are good but a little soggy and the Bakewell tart, though delicious, was just a...More

Thank MTmaven
Reviewed 1 week ago

A family gathering for dinner was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Time in the lounge prior to dinner was quiet enough to catch up on family news and the service was top class. Moving into the restaurant at our convenience was seamless and our table was...More

Thank RossB795
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’m normally wary of hotel dining rooms as they seem to think they have a captive audience and don’t need to try very hard. But Pattersons isn’t like this ..... It is run by a very enthusiastic owner who is passionate about what his restaurant...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Hotel dining rooms have a difficult choice to make: are they there to cater for their guests most of whom probably don't want a gourmet meal, or should they aim to lift their game above the ordinary to model excellence in cuisine and service. Pattersons...More

Thank JohnSB3
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

fabulous place to stay and so handy great room, excellent service, lovely atmosphere and delicious food will definitely stay again

Thank Jos M
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Have eaten dinner here for the last 4 nights. Plenty of variety. Food has been really good. From pizza to steak, fish and pasta. Great service. Restaurant has usually been almost full yet there has not been a large wait for meals. Breakfast has been...More

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We arrived late and were very tired. The room service arrived promptly and hot. They even remembered the extras that we ordered. The food was prepared just right! Catching the TranzAlpine very early the next morning made us hurried. However, the restaurant staff was extremely...More

1  Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 1 September 2017

As a hotel guest, we were thinking to eat in Christchurch but instead chose to go back to the Commodore Hotel for dinner. Had a delicious Akaroa salmon meal, fresh ingredients and nice presentation. My work colleague had the lamb special of the night. Lots...More

Thank canadiankye
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Excellent food and service, during our stay... attentive staff, good wine and great atmosphere. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank mbridgie
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My first night here, the chef accommodated my special requests: I wanted pan-fried fish, not battered and a smaller portion of the chips. It was delicious. On night 2 I had the special for blue cod - my favourite fish. -It was Masterchef design and...More

Thank Finona68
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21 November 2017|
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Response from MichaelPattersonGM | Property representative |
Hi Yaiyaicat, Apologies for the delay in getting back to you. Yes, we can definitely make the reservation for you. If you kindly let us know of the name under which the booking is made at the Commodore Hotel we will... More
21 November 2017|
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Response from Finona68 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they will be but just ask the hotel directly. They are always extremely helpful.
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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