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Kelly's Cafe & Bar

$$ - $$$, Cafe,
234 East Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
+64 3-308 8811
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (13 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
“great food” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
234 East Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Stopped at Kelly's Irish bar for a Guinness. Nice bar with outside seating available . Friendly atmosphere for a drink and food also served.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank karencookson
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Very good lunch. The food was delicious and the service excellent. Would definitely recommend going here for good pub food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Praxmeyer
Reviewed August 15, 2018

From the moment we entered till the moment we left the service was top notch. The meals were very generous and well presented. Best steak I have ever had in Ashburton in recent years. Thoroughly reccomend

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PatriciaH4232
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We had a lunch here, which was really very generous and well presented. The cafe is situated in Ashburton's centre, in the main shopping area. The meal is superb, and reasonably priced, along with a selection of drinks,to compliment the food. Will return, and recommend...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 62Peter1952
Reviewed May 27, 2018

This place is reliable, always a good pint and a good meal. Good location in middle of Ashburton with easy parking

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Frank L
Reviewed April 17, 2018

We had a nice breakfast here. We each had a coffee and a large breakfast of steak, chips and eggs. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank YLisette
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Lovely meals, good service, very friendly. Couldn't sit outside due to flys. Would return & recommend to others.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank sherbsfamily
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Kelly's is located on the main road and if anything the premises are a bit small - there are tables inside and out on the footpath but it is pretty compact. Good place for meeting up for drinks or dessert and coffee - can be...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Tintin4
Reviewed January 18, 2018

Often have lunch here.Meals are generous and tasty.Staff are friendly and attentive.Good place for a catch up with a friend or two.Option of outside dining when the weather is nice...although only view is the main street,great if you're a people watcher.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank FastFoodFreddie
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Dinner with a friend sat outside. The menu was reasonable and both meals were cooked and presented well by a charming and helpful waitress. Its a little on the dark side inside.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank DJandR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 East Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Ashburton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-308 8811
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