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Old Bank Cafe & Bar

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New Zealand, Bar, Pub
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232 Stafford Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-684 4392
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Timaru, New Zealand
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good night out with friends in a relaxed atmosphere. You'l love it! Good range of beer/ food. go give it a try

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Thank fitton74
Christchurch, New Zealand
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

just the average friedly local pub suitable for large crowds as they have some big tables, big gaming area, likeable locals for visitors

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Thank KalznChch
Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We were dismayed at the state of the toilets..& decided that these could well be indicative of standards here generally. It's just not acceptable these days, to run an establishment where the bathrooms are heavily grafitti'd, fittings missing, paintwork dilapidated & to feel the service is indifferent...

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Thank MartiNewZealand
Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service and good food. Stopped here on a Sunday afternoon in the way to Dunedin from Christchurch. Did the job. Would recommend.

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Thank KRP011
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I was passing through Timaru en route to Dunedin for business. The service was very satisfying, the prices were fair and the meal was fantastic. I would recommend to others.

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Thank Phil4262
Timaru, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

The old bank is in the centre of Timaru and has meals from Morning to night. There is a great variety to choose from including the daily roast at a very reasonalbe price. They are prepared to vary meals to suit and the atmosphere is great. While Ok for families during the day not so suitable at night as it... More 

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Thank suzie141
Timaru, New Zealand
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Great food, very reasonably priced with a very large selection to choose from, food is always served very quickly, no matter how busy they are! Staff are lovely and very helpful.

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Thank renegaderunaway
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Extensive menu , open from 11am to late. Had a tasty seafood platter for two very good price. Friendly staff and very clean

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Thank 737Gilly
London, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Stopped here for lunch on Easter Saturday. Nice choice of food and we had the roast (pork) and the fish (Blue Cod) with a coupe of drinks. Both were well cooked and presented. Being an Irish themed pub Guinness is available on draught and it tasted as good as the one I had in Dublin last October. Friendly and competent... More 

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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have eaten a couple of times recently at The Old Bank and can recommend it for a "home-cooking" type of hot meal. Service is friendly and quick and prices very reasonable. There is a Gold Card holder $10.00 special rate at lunchtime.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 21
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Stafford Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-684 4392

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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?