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Bailies Bar and Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Bar, New Zealand, European, Pub
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Edgeware Road | Corner Colombo St and Edgeware Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand
09:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 00:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch with the girlfriend on a quiet Saturday. Quick service, nice food and felt like a real bar/restaurant. It didn't really have anything unique about it though, you get exactly what you expect.

2 Thank Sean M
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The atmosphere was good the service a bit slow. I had pork belly which was excellent. My husband chose the sirloin steak at $32 compared to the $15 steak deal the meal was no better than the cheaper option. My son had the fish and chips the fish was very greasy and very tasteless.

Thank Marie Therese H
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148 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Had a meal here on my own while travelling for work. Good food and service, I would say great value for money as it was a slight step up from your standard pub grub. Great steak!

Thank arrong504
Christchurch, New Zealand
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Came hear for the traffic was terrible and so glad I did. Had a drink and then saw the special of the day which was steak chips and salad all for $15. What great value for money these days. Was tasty as and will defiantly come back again. Looks like they have done a recent fitout to. Nice woek

1 Thank liverisky
Greymouth, New Zealand
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281 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Found this place by accident. Dined there two nights in a row. Very interesting decor, friendly helpful staff and a good range of bar meals, light meals and mains at prices to suit most budgets. Husband had oxtail soup and then fish and chips the first night and I had garlic bread with the roast vegetable salad. All delicious and... More 

1 Thank Christine R
Ohaupo, New Zealand
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Was easy walk from motel and was very busy Saturday nite. Got a table. Food was slow to come and drinks even slower. But food was good and lots of it when it did arrive. A good all rounder pub food. Friendly staff and did apologize for orders been late.

Thank Adrienne O
Nelson, New Zealand
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Visited on a Friday evening. Great atmosphere. Everybody happy. Excellent service, friendly staff. Smallish menu but then we were there specifically for the bangers and mash and we weren't disappointed.

Thank 1margy2
Christchurch, New Zealand
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308 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

It’s been a while since our last visit so we popped in on Saturday morning for some breakfast. We were greeted by a very friendly waiter who showed us to our table, brought over a pitcher of water straight away and gave us some time to look over the menu. It took me forever to decide on what to have,... More 

Thank mooseandbok2006
Christchurch, New Zealand
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71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Bailies is certainly the closest Irish pub to my house, for which I'm quite fortunate. To be honest, it's definitely the least tacky Irish bar in town that I can think of, which is why we popped down for St Patrick's night. The pub was understandably busy. A queue when I arrived at 6, but I got in soon enough.... More 

1 Thank samsammypepper
St Neots, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely pub with nice food. Good ambience. We stumbled on the Tuesday quiz night and it was well run and great fun.Great choice of ales and guiness as it's an irish themed place.prices OK but not cheap really but reasonable. Looking forward to the St Patrick's Day.

Thank Peter R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, New Zealand, European, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Edgeware Road | Corner Colombo St and Edgeware Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 033665159
A perfect place to meet your friends, start your day/evening out or linger over a meal matched with a great range of top brand ales and a fine selection of wines. Open for lunch, dinner and brunch, our menu is well priced to appeals to a broad range of people, young and young at heart, locals and tourists, families, kiwis and international visitors.Bailies Bar & Restaurant originally operated out of the Cathedral Square Warners precinct for nearly 30 years and was a favourite destination for thousands of loyal locals, visiting tourists and guests of honour.Sadly after being damaged in the February 2011 earthquake, both the Warners Hotel and Bailies Bar & Restaurant was demolished in November 2011.

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