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Robbies Bar & Bistro

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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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360 West Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
6433077032
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09:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 23:00
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner last night in a large group which was ok. Menu wasn't huge but service was fine. Breakfast this morning was shocking waited an hour for food..waitress didn't know what she was doing... others arrived after us yet got their breakfasts before us. Order came out wrong. Certainly won't be going back for breakfast. Understand why the place was... More 

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Hamilton
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We met up with our South Island friends and family for dinner. Party of 9. Our table had been reserved and was ready when we arrived. We were promptly offered the menus and drinks were served immediately. Friendly pleasant staff, good food. Would recommend..

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Thank Sheila M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We have been to this restaurant 3 times over about 6 years. Each time we are hoping that it has got better - and always because all the other local restaurants were booked out. Last night we had ribs - they got returned to the kitchen (something we never do as my partner pretty much eats anything). They were revolting.... More 

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Thank kelly l
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Went here during business on a Solo visit. The food was just alright, very filling. I had the sea food chowder to start it was OK a bit watery however. For the main I had the roast, it came with way too much gravy, if I had known I would of had it on the side. Some of the roast... More 

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Thank Ewen M
Ashburton
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We used to eat here often but not anymore. The sight of the chef putting hot chips on plates (not ours thank goodness) with his hands did it ! After our meal we waited for the waitress to come and collect our plates so we could order dessert......we were still waiting 20 mins later. Didn't order dessert, just paid and... More 

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Thank VirginiaAshburton
Invercargill, New Zealand
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124 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Went for dinner here during an overnight stop in Ashburton. We found the service to be less than impressive and the meal was a long time in arriving. Hubby enjoyed his Lamb Shank but my Pork Roulade with pumpkin puree, green beans served with a cider and mustard sauce was truly awful! The beans were hard, the pork (what there... More 

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Thank Hottees
Christchurch, New Zealand
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This was a planned visit. Walk across the train tracks from my accommodation. Great looking building. Tidy courtyard area - with pine trees with fairy lights which came on after dark - made it magical. Too open for a winters night. Brr. My first impression - OMG. I walked in via the entrance off State Highway 1. Through one door... More 

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Thank johnboydunedin
Mandeville
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Good value for money, plenty of menu choices and pleasant warm surroundings for a stop while travelling.

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Thank Maeva S
Ashburton, New Zealand
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99 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

In the past I disliked this place and was never going to visit again. I have since been several times and it's not so bad. It's not fine dining at all. The venue can be noisey. The staff are usually lovely and very helpful. There is a large selection of food and I must say what I have had recently... More 

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Thank Rosemary73
Christchurch, New Zealand
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We went to lunch and were not disappointed. The service was excellent, the meal was tasty and of good portion size. It filled up while we were there but there was plenty of room between tables and it did not get too noisy. With drinks, two mains and coffee it was still below $65 for two. We will definitely go... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 West Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Ashburton
  • Phone Number: 6433077032

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?