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Pattersons Restaurant & Bar

449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-358 8129
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bakewell tart” (2 reviews)
“chowder” (7 reviews)
“chicken wrap” (2 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have recently stayed at the Commodore Hotel (see seperate review) and whilst there I had one room service and one experience of dining in the restaurant. My room service meal was the Beef Burger and was really disappointing. It was just a rubbish burger...More

Thank kristabel2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us had a meal, the food was nice but I thought a little expensive. Everyone enjoyed the meal and the service was good.

Thank Darron L
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Visited both the bar for a drink and the restaurant for breakfast the next morning. Food was amazing. Service was a little disappointing, there were plenty of staff yet we had to go get our own glasses of wine from the bar. Also at breakfast...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed May 2, 2018

During a four night stay at the Commodore Hotel I enjoyed breakfast lunches and dinners in Pattersons - all of which were excellent in terms of quality, quantity and service.The buffet breakfast offers a wide choice of continental and hot food, and the hot food...More

Thank Sue and Paul R
Reviewed April 27, 2018

We went here for morning coffee with a group of walking friends. We would not have thought of going here rather than to a cafe in the local mall, but Pattersons was much nicer! Pleasant ambience. If you are there in warmer weather there is...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

I have had a couple of lunches here and can recommend Patterson’s for a business lunch. Discreet service and a table away from others was appreciated. The chowder was thick and full of seafood.

Thank John S
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Goiod food with plent on the plates. Well cooked and presented. Very friendly, cheerful and helpful staff.

Thank Owen W
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed Dinner at Pattersons. Restaurant was very busy, (tour group dining). Staff are very friendly and provide exceptional service. Started with garlic bread followed with the special Duck Breast and roasted vegetables and jus, the duck perfectly cooked to complete a great meal, dessert was...More

Thank CPA52
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Breakfast was fast and good, but dinner was incredible! It far exceeded our expectations for a hotel restaurant! We loved the outdoor lounge with fireplace! They also give you 2 free drink vouchers on arrival - an added plus.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal. The wine / beer selection is above average and the service staff was excellent, attentive, and incredibly kind. The food was pretty good. The Kumara wedges are good but a little soggy and the Bakewell tart, though delicious, was just a...More

Thank MTmaven
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Questions & Answers
November 21, 2017|
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Response from MichaelPattersonGM | Property representative |
Hi Yaiyaicat, Apologies for the delay in getting back to you. Yes, we can definitely make the reservation for you. If you kindly let us know of the name under which the booking is made at the Commodore Hotel we will... More
November 21, 2017|
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Response from Finona68 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they will be but just ask the hotel directly. They are always extremely helpful.
September 28, 2016|
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Response from MTPatterson |
Dear Sridharae (maybe I should say Texan Reviewer), Our Restaurant, called Pattersons is open right through until 11pm, but we normally reduce the menu from 10:30pm. If you are going to be exceptionally late we can organize... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-358 8129
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