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“Family dinner”
Review of Pinocchio's

Pinocchio's
Ranked #77 of 162 Restaurants in Christchurch
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant as it seemed go have a good choice for the kids and adults for reasonable prices.
When searching Google earlier in the day it gave the wrong opening times and wrong menu - so when getting there they had only just opened and not as much choice as previously seen (neither of which were a problem).
We shared starters of brushetta and garlic bread with cheese - both tasty.
Main courses - 1 child's chicken nuggets chips and salad, one chicken and sweetcorn pizza (adult order for a 12 year old - he finished it all), and 3 spaghetti marinara dishes. All the main courses were delicious, and plates were cleaned!
We followed up with a mint and a chocolate bombe icecream.
The staff were very attentive (only a couple of tables in use), the food was delicious and the cost reasonable.
Would go again and try something else.

Thank ClareG18
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Good service by attentive staff but the food is not as good as it was. I believe its mostly pre-cooked now which is a shame as you can really tell the difference between fresh & pre-cooked. I think people would be prepared to pay extra if the food were freshly cooked I know we would. Could be so much better than it is but still good for a quick family meal in the evening.

Thank RobChristchurch
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

A privately owned and run family business offering a range of Italian food at very reasonable prices. Always well prepared, the food is of a "bistro" style. The staff are welcoming and always smiling. The wine list is not extensive but again reasonably priced. Our fourth visit this year-coupled with a visit to the local theatre.

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Thank jackbycroft
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

So much better than any of the Italian chain restaurants. We always choose to come here if we're going to the Regent Centre or are out in the evening.

Don't expect fancy or trendy decor, it's not been done up for many years but it's cosy and I'd much rather have really good food and excellent service than all the interior design in the world.

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Thank F0rbiddenFruit
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Tasty food, good service (particularly from Charlotte)
Warm atmosphere and welcoming staff
Will be returning and would highly recommend to others

Thank Sarah S
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