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Railway Tavern Bar

) #4 of 12 Restaurants in Amberley ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , ,
40 Douglas Road, Amberley, New Zealand
+64 3-314 8202
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mussels” (3 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“country pub” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
40 Douglas Road, Amberley, New Zealand
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Reviews (39)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great find this place was. Delicious big portioned meals. I had salmon my husband had fish both were amazing and so tender, yummy dessert and our son enjoyed his kids meal. Fantastic meal for the price and service was great, such a friendly...More

Thank Safka F
marc p, Owner at Railway Tavern Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-You for your kind review we really appreciate it cheers Marc

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on a Saturday. Bar was busy as we walked through to the dining area. Friendly staff who offered to amend meals to vegetarian. we ordered a vege burger & chicken wrap. Both came with chips & were large in size....More

1  Thank nzsmith
marc p, Owner at Railway Tavern Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you for taking the time to review The Railway Tavern.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Ended up here for dinner for a few nights and were not disappointed. Well cooked and presented traditional pub meals. One of the evening we showed up in a large extended family group 10mins before kitchen close and after a much shorter than expected delay,...More

Thank pdapico
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

What you see outside is a little bit what you also see inside. This is not a glitzy place by any means. In fact we almost didn't go in after looking st it from the car park for a few minutes. But previous TA comments...More

5  Thank MiguelitoyCat
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a regular restaurant for us and we always get great food. The meals are big and the options are numerous.

3  Thank Lindamg64
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Recommended by Roger at Awen Lodge, we were not disappointed by our steak, chips and salad. Delicious. Fast service. We know where to go now, when hungry for a filling tasty meal.

3  Thank Tania R
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and service. Would highly recommend. Staff very friendly and made us welcome. Would be a great local pub.

3  Thank I2940GCdonnas
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Staff are very friendly and offer great service with a smile. The food is reasonably priced with generous servings. We eat here often for dinner and I cannot fault it. The food is awesome and we keep going back because every time it has been...More

2  Thank SHAZZAB88
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I've been here a couple of times and what ever you order always comes out tasty and good portions!!! would recommend eating here! the steak is always cooked to perfection and the take aways are awesome! They very good with their timing for take aways...More

3  Thank mannaborn
marc p, Owner at Railway Tavern Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thank you for the great review

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Since the fish & chip shop in Amberley closed down, the railway has become very popular and will probably continue to be so. A group of us turned up on the off-chance which was a bit naughty, but he manager coped well and everyone in...More

Thank CaptainCompass
marc p, Owner at Railway Tavern Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

thanks captain for reviewing the railway tavern glad your group enjoyed the hospo we offer and also pleasing that your wife is giving you ear ache lol see you again soon cheers

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Angela S
Are they open for dinner on Saturday 26th December, if so what hours are they open?
15 December 2015|
Response from marc p | Property representative |
yes open from 4.30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Douglas Road, Amberley, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Amberley
  • Phone Number: +64 3-314 8202
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