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The Stables Family Restaurant

) #22 of 29 Restaurants in Ashburton $$ - $$$
99 Archibald Street | Tinwald, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
+64 3-308 7505
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (3 reviews)
“piping hot” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
99 Archibald Street | Tinwald, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Morris owners car club of 36 arrived at a booked Sunday luncheon on 21 May. The Stables staff had 3 tables set ready, complete with flowers. Our orders were taken and the meals quickly returned by the table. This showed efficiency and competence from both...More

Thank gmtayl0r
Management response:Responded 6 June 2017

Thank you for your Review of our Restaurant. I'm pleased you had an enjoyable experience with us. Hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is perfect for families. Went with 3 adults and 2 children. Plenty of entertainment for the kids. The kids menu had a good range at good prices and the kids loved them. I had the blue cod and my wife had the Weiner...More

Thank sbdrep
Management response:Responded 6 June 2017

Thanks for your review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

The restaurant was within walking distance of the motel and the service we received was of a very good standard. The meal was great Fish and Chips and Seafood Chowder really wholesome and tasty.

Thank tripadavisor
Management response:Responded 11 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this restaurant on our drive back from Dunedin to Christchurch and absolutely loved it. The service was great and made us feel very welcome, the hostess advised us of our options for dinner and we tried the roast beef, the sweet and...More

Thank Pata2020
Management response:Responded 11 April 2017

Thank you for your Review. We appreciate your feedback. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 December 2016

we find the food here is of a satisfactory standard and consistent, it is not exciting or innovative but is a good reliable place to eat

Thank Frank L
Management response:Responded 11 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered medium rare stake and it arrived as well done. Sent it back and it came back as medium! Overall taste of the meal was acceptable

Thank Pieter G
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We went here for a 3 & 6 year olds birthday party, a great place for families & the food & service was quick & delicious. Really exceeded expectations

Thank Dewleesmith
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Our family group had lunch on Fathers Day. The restaurant was full but the staff were friendly and attentive. The room is light and airy with plenty of room between tables. Our meals were very tasty and the portion size was large. Many of us...More

Thank 2015marcol
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Since going here for dinner I have just read all the reviews and we totally agree with 1 that we read. We walked in what says is the entrance but is actually a back door. It was very very bright - lit with fluorescent lights,...More

Thank pinkies3
Reviewed 14 July 2016

never had a bad meal at this restaurant. Only thing it is a bit of a barn type room but apart from that no complaints

Thank Jude312
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Archibald Street | Tinwald, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand (Formerly Stables Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Ashburton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-308 7505
  • E-mail
The Stables Family Restaurant caters for a wide range of tastes and is well known for the large Sunday roasts and welcomes families as it has Ashburton’s only kids area where they can enjoy playstation and dive into the ball pool, all while Mum and Dad finish off their lovely meal.Outdoor tables are available on the decking to make the most of the sunshine.The Restaurant can seat 110 people and large groups are welcome.
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