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Cave Rock Sumner Bar

11 Marriner Street, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
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23 Aug 2016
“First negative review from me”
3 May 2016
“Cold and uninviting”
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Bar, Cafe, International, Grill
11 Marriner Street, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped off for a pizza and beer. The cold beer was great but thats all... After ordered the pizza I went to use bathroom. 1st was covered with water?? All over the floor... Headed for next one!! Just as bad...no toilet paper, no paper towels...and...More

Thank LeighR625
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

The building has been rebuilt since the old Thirsty Mariner was condemned, but it is a sterile and cold place. There was a limited selection of wine and beer at average prices. A selection of pub food is available. Ribeye steak was nicely cooked but...More

Thank AbaddoNZ
Reviewed 26 January 2016

This place is not fine dining! It is essentially a bar that does food. That said, the bar is pleasant enough, cricket on TV and a collection of local habitués with pleasant, prompt service. There is outside seating - on this particular occasion, only for...More

Thank suemissb
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We called casually to look at menu. Very reasonably priced. We had 2 starters, 2 mains, a beer and Cental Otago Pinot for $65 dollars. We waited for the food wondering what it would be like for these prices. It was fantastic. Delicious soup that...More

Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 18 May 2015

We visited here during our trip to Sumner in November 2014. They serve the most amazing food. I had fish cakes and wasabi mayonnaise, and my mum had pate on toast with truffle and bread. One of the best eateries in Sumner! Very close to...More

Thank Lynda I
Reviewed 5 May 2015

My partner and I went to Cave Rock(the old Thirsty Marriner) as part of the meal deal movie deal with the Hollywood Theatre. Meal was good and the staff were friendly. It was a great way to get us up and out on a Tuesday...More

Thank pam255118
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Went here with a grabone voucher and the family. The place is really nice, apparently just been done up. The food was very nice, hubby's had lambs liver, son had the all day breakfast and I had the surf and turf, all eaten and nothing...More

Thank Moonie2011
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

So we got a "grab one" deal and thought it was another restaurant around the corner and realized they had similar names but that was ok until we walked in!.... There were 3 tables with people and at least 3 dirty tables we wanted to...More

2  Thank RobiUSA
Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

$17.50 for a "beef" burger isn't bad if it's decent. Chips were poor, burger average... What a shame... Used to be a great spot post biking. My wife had a BLT which was average. Won't be going back for food. Beer was ok!

1  Thank stannas
Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

This restaurant and bar, has had a makeover from being the Thirsty Mariner and it is 100% better. Brighter beach colors and theme throughout and fantastic staff who seem like a family. Good food and great drink prices too. Pool tables and plenty of outdoor...More

Thank Samantha R
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Bar, Cafe, International, Grill
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Marriner Street, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 326-6202
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