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Monkey Spices - CLOSED

72 Rolleston Drive | Rolleston, Christchurch 7614, New Zealand
+64 3-347 7444
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
18 May 2016
“Very welcoming”
12 May 2016
“Couldn't be bothered cooking tonight”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
72 Rolleston Drive | Rolleston, Christchurch 7614, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Monkey spices is one of our favourite restaurants. We always have an amazing feed with some good wine. The lady at the front of house is possibly the most welcoming of all the restaurants in Christchurch and she is very organised, always happy

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

It's been a while since our last meal at Monkey Spices, but have never been disappointed. Tonight I'm sorry was average. My husband's meat lovers pizza and bowl of chips was fine but I had the tomato based Risotto Pescatore. The seafood was nice but...More

Thank KiwiAndrea122
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Great food and service. Nice environment. Take away options too. Will go back. Would also recommend to others.

Thank Tiger1066
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Very good food and lovely staff. A bit more expensive, but great food. Lots of parking available and a very popular place for takeaways.

Thank Morfdawg
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Spur of the moment stop here passing through and didn't regret it. Group of three with two having pasta and one a pizza. The pasta was well presented with the regular proton being ample for a average appetite. The cabanara was creamy and a little...More

Thank Tahla
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I love how the owner here is so accommodating. we always like against the wall and even if we haven't booked she will sort us out without complaint. (this is because the other side is better for groups due to the close proximity of the...More

Thank amanda c
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

It's been a while since our last visit but tonight was a below average experience. Items not available on the menu, wrong orders coming out a doughy gnocchi and another gnocchi that was swimming in cheese sauce and not much else. Not helped by a...More

Thank ViralPoet
Reviewed 19 August 2015

My wife and i had dinner there 2 nights ago for the first time. We were both impressed with the food, very fresh & tasty, lovely décor and friendly staff. looking forward to going back.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We were so looking forward to these pizzas, especially with the knowledge that they had a wood fired oven. Ordered 2 pizzas to take away for a family of four. The base was doughy with very little topping and expensive for what we received. We...More

Thank aromasue
Reviewed 13 May 2015

A group of 5 of us went for dinner & found the food to be very tasty however the time it took to get our meals was not very good. Our starters didn't all come out together, the guys had finished theirs before the ladies...More

Thank Natarsha S
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  • Address: 72 Rolleston Drive | Rolleston, Christchurch 7614, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-347 7444
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