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Stables Cafe & Bar

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253 Beaconsfield Road, Timaru 7972, New Zealand
+64 3-684 5617
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09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Glenavy, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

went to the one in ashburton for my brothers birthday realy nice place for the family lovly food and drinks

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Thank nicolereid2013
Timaru, New Zealand
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105 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as family, 3 generations, the food options were not great but the prices were not over the top, quality was ok and quantity fine. We were disappointed with the lack of animals for the kids to interact with.

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Thank Gabz_10
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126 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only problem with the place is that GPS tells you that you are there when it is another 100m down the road. Great place though and the steak with either the mushroom or the garlic was beautiful. The chips were a highlight and would go back for them alone. Took a while to be served as it was busy but... More 

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Thank 422iana
Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been here several times over the years and this restaurant consistently maintains its high standard. Just love the rustic 'stables' brick interior, and there's outdoor tables for those fine days. I had excellent corn and spinach fritters with cold smoked salmon and husband chose the omelet with salmon. Both dishes came with a tasty garden fresh salad (wish salads... More 

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Thank josied1
Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meals were great and large, service was friendly and excellent. Lovely seeing the farm animals close by and being able to pat the donkeys a bonus.

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Thank Tawaite
Timaru, New Zealand
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is always of a high standard. Service is friendly and efficient. Love the country situation of The Stables. You can pat the donkeys, talk to the birds or watch the chickens. Really, really great place to escape to. No hurry to eat and run. Stay and just chill.

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Thank djstewart990
Christchurch, New Zealand
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118 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The Stables is more than just a place to eat, it's an activity. Perfect for families and locals to enjoy good food and pet farm animals! The kids have plenty of room to run around and is located far away from the road which is a bonus.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Absolutely lovely! We stopped here for lunch and sat outside, beautiful setting. The kids were entertained with the donkeys, the roaming chooks and the little play area. Between us all, we had the most delicious BLAT, wedges and fries. Staff were very friendly and food was superb. It's out the back of Timaru and we will certainly be back.

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Thank muriel143
Timaru, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

I called at the end of bike ride for a coffee, on a Saturday morning. The garden was lovely, there was sun and shade, and really great cheese scone. Thanks!

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Thank forjuliah
Timaru
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been here a number of times over the past 3-4 years and always been very pleased with the service and the quality of the meals. We have taken family and friends here and been here for bigger functions for a variety of work celebrations and social events. But not on this occasion. we waited for over an hour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Beaconsfield Road, Timaru 7972, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-684 5617

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