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USSCo Bar & Bistro

16 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-868 3246
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“snapper” (19 reviews)
“ravioli” (9 reviews)
“pork belly” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For an upmarket restaurant, the service from young seemingly poorly trained waitresses let the place down. I also felt the the portion sizes were small for the price of the meal. I did however enjoy the complementry horderve that arrived soon after we were seated.

Thank RaeJC2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think this is a town favorite. When we went there it was pretty full. We had to sit by the door. Not a warn place, we felt unwanted. Maybe we had not dressed up to their standards. Food is too expensive and not better...More

Thank TheGreatBumble
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We took friends from Auckland here for dinner. We're vegans so weren't expecting to be given special treatment. But our waitress was also vegan, and was more than happy to help us. She arranged for us to have a vegan amuse bouche (delicious) without us...More

Thank BigZed52
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Amazing food, brilliant staff. Would definitely recommend this to anyone who is after a special meal.

Thank 2adults3kids2017
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Rather limited but good menu choices, and more extensive wine list. Food tasty, well prepared, service fine. No regrets - most enjoyable. Be aware that the restaurant seems to close rather early on weekdays: we had dinner at 19:00, and by 21:00 we were the...More

Thank Uhuru966
Reviewed 22 June 2017

USSCo Bar & Bistro looks professional and certainly the sort of place you would like to dine on a Saturday night.Unfortunately for us USSCo Bar didn't deliver. Our meals whilst okay were more very basic 'pub food'. Service whilst friendly was very slow. Would I...More

Thank 4kiwismiths
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Interesting decor. Delicious food and extensive menu. Was really impressed by the variety on the menu and of the quality of the food. Lovely and warm inside. Very interesting décor. A popular restaurant for good reason.

Thank susiejean2016
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious professionly presented food. Great choices. Exceptional service. Snapper ravioli terrific and port belly.

Thank Bridget P
Reviewed 26 May 2017

USSCO sell top quality food that will keep you coming back for more. We took the kids there once and they were fine with it - not sure if the other punters were though.

Thank Est21
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Overnight stay in Gisborne resulted in being recommended this restaurant. We were able to walk from the Motel along the beach walk way. Had a great meal - starters were good but the Main course was even better - the Eye Steak was cooked perfectly....More

Thank CaraBoots
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-868 3246
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