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St Germain

255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 7008
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St Germain is a bit of an oddity. It provides fine dining but is located above Madam Woos and a numb er of other rather loud fast food joints that the young and witless seem to flock to.in droves. That means loud noise and lots...More

Thank Ralph777051
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour Ralph777051, Thank you very much for you review and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening with us. we look forward to seeing you again soon. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was going to ease into it, but I have to say the steak "en croute de sel" (wrapped in salt and spices and baked) was just mouth wateringly perfect. We arrived early for an anniversary dinner and were greeted warmly and seated at the...More

Thank alexp0wer
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour alexp0wer, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain and we are so happy that you've enjoyed your evening with us. It is such a privilege to have such a beautiful balcony and we hoping to get more of this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot fault this restaurant. The food was sensational, the wine matches perfect, and the service was excellent. I was really delighted with this find, having not been before. We sampled the 5 course menu, letting the chef and staff choose our courses and wine...More

Thank Helen M
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour Helen M, Thank you very much for you comments and are thrilled that you've enjoyed your nights with us and we can't wait to see you again. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently went here with my wife to celebrate an occasion. From the moment we walked up the stairs into the main restaurant we were greeted by the most lovely host. We were directed to the bar and had a champaign and then were taking to...More

Thank Ryan P
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour Ryan P, Thank you so much. We are so happy to have made your celebration a special moment. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic dinner and one that will be remembered for a longtime. Gwen and Silvera looked after us. I had the escargot for entree which were unbelievable and the work that had gone into presenting all the food on the plate was amazing...More

Thank MAXINE B
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour Maxine B, Thank you very much for your comments and the Team at St Germain is very proud and happy to have made your evening with us a great experience. Look forward to seeing you soon. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 14 January 2018

St Germain is located in the CBD with a couple of great bars to have a pre-dinner drink and pay-and-display parking is very close by. We booked a table for a Saturday night in January and were not disappointed as we really enjoyed everything about...More

Thank TheSnakebite
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning, Thank you very much for your review and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

In New Zealand the fish has been acceptable but not memorable —the beef interesting but not engaging to an American palate and the lamb too variable to count on —but the scallops at St Germain are off the charts —only three times in my life...More

1  Thank davidwilliams3
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for your comments and delighted to be part of your short list of places where you've had entree for dessert.\ Thank you again for visiting St Germain and you'll never know, we might see again. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is just great, the young waiter was very good,from France,he knew the food. I had the goats cheese with beat root salad, just beautiful. Mains were excellent, had the fish of the day, Groper just magic, cannot praise this place enough. The cost...More

Thank David Q
Stgermainresto, Manager at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour DavidQ, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening with us. Look forward to seeing you soon Merci Frederic

Reviewed 1 December 2017

We went as a group of 5 and had the 8 course degustation menu. The food was delicious, well paced and just the right amount to fill an entire evening. Choosing a degustation menu was good for us as we did not understand the French...More

3  Thank Rohan S
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning, We are thrilled that you've enjoyed your evening with us and we look forward to seeing at St Germain soon. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 24 November 2017

A large group of us (17) went to St Germains for our end of year Christmas function.Our orders were taken at or just before 7.30pm for our mains, we then waited in anticipation for what promised to be a taste experience, and we waited and...More

3  Thank Kim v
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain. We are obviously disappointed for the rating but you did wait a little bit to be fair. We do usually organize a 3 courses set menu for function over 14 people...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$31
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 7008
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Description
St Germain was opened in September 2008 by French brothers Frederic and Vincent. Born and raised in Brittany, the brothers aim to provide you a real French dining experience using local products in an elegant and cosy atmosphere. St Germain's diversity makes it the perfect place to enjoy food and wine, whether you would like to share a fabulous meal with friends, for a romantic dinner, or when dining with a larger group. We can cater for all.
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