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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
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • 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 29 October 2016

My husband and I dined here for the first time, having recently moved to the city. We love food and can honestly say we can't remember the last time we tasted such exquisite flavours. Literally every mouthful was a joy we did not want to...More

1  Thank magicfish79
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Bonjour magicfish79, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us and thank you so much for those comments. I'm sorry to hear that it was some delay in between your courses, it shouldn't happen. I guess we will need to work a...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went as a group of 6 for the 6 course degustation and had the most wonderful food experience, We couldn't fault any of it, the service was informative and swift and the food was delicious....thank you for such a great evening, we will certainly...More

Thank madamfrankiepants
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

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

Reviewed 23 October 2016

Those were the words that we whispered to each other after we shared the escargot for entree. They came set in a mushroom and the texture and taste complemented each other really well. We could easily have ordered another round of it but decided to...More

1  Thank Bryce-Joanne
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Good afternoon Bryce-Joanne, Thank you very much for your review and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening with us. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

French food served with French wine by French people. The food is to die for, whether you choose off the à la carte menu or one of their 5 course set menus. The staff are amazing at changing meals to make most of the menu...More

Thank candycaine1
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Good afternoon Candycaine1, Thank you so much for your review and comment, this is why we are doing what we do. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for an anniversary dinner and had the 6 course trust the chef style menu with matching wine. Was excellent!

Thank jordanm513
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for your your review. Look forward to seeing again. merci Frederic

Reviewed 6 October 2016

6 course degustation with wine matching. Everything about this meal and experience was perfect. The staff were attentive and very knowledgeable the meal was delicious and the wines matched perfectly. We could have easily been in France. Loved it!

Thank BrownsChCh
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2016

Good morning BrownsChCh, Thank you very much for your review we are so happy that you've enjoyed your experience with us. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

What an amazing meal and experience! We had a 6 course desgustation menu matched with wines and was fantastic. Our waiter / host was amazing with his knowledge. Really recommend this place to tourists, out of Towners and locals. A true French experience !!!

Thank jarvis018
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Good afternoon Jarvis, Thank you very much for reviewing St Germain and we are so happy to have made your experience a great one. Hope we will see you again soon. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Had a really lovely meal here. The restaurant was warm and cosy on a cold Chch night and the french waiting staff friendly enough. The wine list was all French I think but I enjoyed our bubbly a lot. The scallops were delicious and the...More

Thank Funbund
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

bonjour Funbund, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening with us. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Every time I have visited the food has been excellent. Tonight was no exception! Tonight the restaurant accommodated a large group well. I highly recommend you try the 5 course and add matching wines. Being someone who isn't a large wine drinker the variety and...More

Thank Nigel2312
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Hi Nigel2312, Thank you very much for your comment and review, we are so glad you've enjoyed your night with us and that you keep coming back to see us. Merci et a Bientot Frederic

Reviewed 13 September 2016

St Germain never disapoints. It's always delicious with a traditional French cuisine, the service is exceptional - discrete, elegant, attentive and the surroundings are calming. The restaurant lost it's more authentic and original venue in the earthquakes so it is relocated to one of the...More

Thank milliesmum2016
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Good morning milliesmum2016, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain and we are delighted to hear that you've had a great time. Look forward to seeing at St Germain soon. Frederic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Meals
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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