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Monteiths Bay 54

) #5 of 56 Restaurants in Timaru ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, Pub, New Zealand
54 The Bay Hill, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 4367
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
54 The Bay Hill, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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Reviews (180)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not overly exciting at all for meal out. Menu rather boring - just the basic. Perfect setting overlooking Caroline Bay

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to our motel and after initially stopping for a pre dinner drink ended up having a few more but also staying for our meal. Well patronised and obviously popular with a good selection of local beer, wine and other mixtures. The meal was excellent...More

Thank BickleNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New owners, new menu, still great view and ambience. Love that the tvs have gone!!!! Small menu but more that I like now that it's not mostly all fish dishes! Kids enjoyed the kids menu. Expensive entrees. Will return

Thank sherbsfamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely venue if you can get a window seat as it looks over Caroline Bay. The steak was the best tasting steak we had in a long time and was cooked just how we like it. Staff are friendly and service very good so...More

Thank Rhonda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bar located in a lovely spot with views of Caroline bay. Good range of drinks but food is overpriced for bland pub food.

Thank ZaraGwen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been a repeat diner here but when pressure is on,the staff get cranky, and forget things - can ruin your day - need to pick your day and time to visit

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here regularly for coffee, staff are very pleasant, and i look forward to trying here for a meal.

Thank kelly e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Friendly and helpful staff. Nice food and great view. And best of all cold beer. Definitely try the fish.

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

absolutely nothing wrong with this place, wonderful service, epic meal, price very good, fantastic mood all with a great view across Caroline Bay.

Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Walked in on a busy night and were welcomed by bubbly friendly staff. Enjoyed the fish of the day- Gurnard and seafood chowder accompanied by a recommended Chardonnay and a beer Monteiths of course. The staff made our evening.

Thank Narelle B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 The Bay Hill, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-688 4367
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