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Lone Star

Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-352 6653
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (22 reviews)
“dixie chicken” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Steakhouse, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 180 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there tonight for dinner, ordered nachos and they ended up being stone cold. I already had waited about 25 minutes for them to be cooked and served so was disappointed with the result. Sent them back to be reheated.

Thank Caitlin M
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Awkward to get to at the moment if you don't know where the enterance is. Nice layout - seems like a lot of smaller spaces rather than one big area. The food was well cooked and presented. Good value for the portion size and quality....More

Thank Wayne K
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review Wayne! We are in the midst of a mall redevelopment, but we will be open from 11am right through the construction and the end result looks like it will be fantastic, hopefully you can make it back when it's...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

I had lamb shoulder and hubby had venison, both delicious and reasonably priced. We had a coupon for a free loaf of bread (which they actually put on the bill but we just left the coupon with the bill). Watch out for that bread, it...More

Thank Barbara A
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words Barbara! The Stand by your Lamb is a stand out dish, we are so happy you enjoyed it. We hope you have a safe trip home!

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Enjoyed eating in this place after a long day of flying into Christchurch from Sydney and when the food came out the portions were really big and satisfying. Only dropped two stars because although there was staff aplenty when we were there none of them...More

Thank Gareth T
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Hi Gareth, thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meals. I would just like to assure you that guests seated in our restaurant will always take priority over UberEats etc. We have dedicated staff on each night who take...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

Arrived to the Lone Star after watching a fab movie. Welcomed by staff and nothing was a problem. Meals pondered, chosen and ordered. The special LAMborgini looked great on the special card and was ordered by one of us - at $39 it better be...More

Thank Airportguesthouse
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi there, thank you for your review. It's disappointing to hear your lamb was uncooked, it should have been medium rare, but we are so glad that the staff handled it swiftly and with care for you. Thank you for dining with us and we...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

On 21st feb my wife and I called in for lunch, as we have several times in the past. We ordered drinks at the bar and meals from the table, the same young lady did all the service for us and she was very pleasant...More

Thank Murray K
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for your review! I will pass you kind comments onto Andrea who looked after you on the 21st. Have a safe trip home and we hope to see you next time you're in Christchurch

Reviewed 15 February 2018

We went here last night after being at the movies. I ordered the squid and my husband had the ribs (6). The squid was perfect, and my husband enjoyed his ribs. The ower was friendly and very hands on, he went around making sure everyone...More

Thank shelleyverheul
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for your review! We are stoked to hear to enjoyed your evening with us. James, the owner, is a wonderful host and we all hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We've eaten as a family many, many times before at Lone Star, so decided to grab a meal there as it's next the the movie theatre we were going to. It was disappointing that there wasn't a good seating choice (upstairs was closed) and we...More

Thank Gavin H
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Hi Gavin, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I do hope these issues were addressed at the time you dined with our manager on duty. Our upstairs restaurant is only open upstairs in the evenings unless bookings require otherwise. We are...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Recommended by our B&B Host who is a friend of the Lone Star owner. The food is good! And I can recommend the Dixy Chicken! The owner joined us and we had a great conversations on places he visited throughout the world, as he is...More

Thank Robbert v
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you for your review Robbert! Our owner, James, loves to chat with our guests. We are stoked you enjoyed our famous Dixie Chicken. Have a wonderful stay in New Zealand

Reviewed 22 December 2017

You can always count on this restaurant : there are plenty of options for all kinds of taste, but I would personally recommend taking the steak menu

Thank Rik G
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 6653
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