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Lonestar

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Harbourside | Harbour Precinct, Gisborne, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

Service was great, huge delicious meal, have been three times already, one of our fav local places to go with the family.

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Thank aonaonj
Gisborne, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Took some visitors to Lonestar last night, so embarrasing. The Maitre D ignored us when we arrived, eventually ( 10 mins ) said to us a table will be 15 to 20 minutes wait. We waited in the bar as instructed for 1 hr and 40 minutes ! . During the wait we went up 4 times to ask about... More 

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Thank mrsheldondrummond
Napier, New Zealand
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I always enjoyed a meal overlooking the marina at Gisborne and Lonestar did not disappoint. Prompt service, pleasant food and attentive staff.

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Thank Arbor253
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I always forget how big the portions are at Lonestar! The food we ordered was all well presented and very tasty, although service was a bit slow.

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Thank Patricia W
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Kids wanted to give Lonstar a go as they had never been before, both thought it was over priced for what is essentially meat coleslaw and chips but thought the portion size was good...but that wasn't the issue...dined there on a Sunday night and yes it was quite busy but to wait 1 hour and 20 minutes for our meal... More 

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Thank AyrtonC
Invercargill, New Zealand
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Best decor Lonestar I have been in ...the view is spectacular , the food is normal Lonestar food lol , the staff here were great ...

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Thank Trudi N Bj M
Singapore, Singapore
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120 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

My Husband wanted to take us here as he used to frequent the original Lonestar in Queenstown when he was a student 20 years ago. The Lonestar certainly lived up to its reputation; no-nonsense hearty food served with an extra helping of great attitude. The staff are passionate about making sure everyone has a good time and it is obvious... More 

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Thank CRYSTAL79
Cambridge, New Zealand
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Came to enjoy diner with my wife at 5 pm. Told that we needed to wait 20 min to be seated so enjoyed a beer in the bar. Had to go back and remind the resturant that we were still waiting 35 min later and only got seated at 6pm, ordered food that took about 50 min to arrive. Food... More 

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Thank waldohelen
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94 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We walked around the entire restaurant before we could find the entrance. It's on the side opposite the marina on what looks like a loading dock. Staff was helpful with some dietary restrictions, and the food was plentiful and very tasty. Overall you really can't go wrong here, especially if you like meat.

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Thank Holden236
Waihi, null, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Awesome place to eat specially when you are hungry! Awesome portion size. Kids get a free drink and pudding after their dinner for free! Yes free

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Thank NaniNay

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  • Address: Harbourside | Harbour Precinct, Gisborne, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne

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