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4A Elizabeth Place, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 8313
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All the food here is so good, and the desserts as well! Their pesto Flat bread is probably my favorite. And their cheesecake is amazing whatever flavor it happens to be! The inside of the building is really great as well, whenever I eat here I can't help looking at the ceiling, I love the architecture. Great service as well,... More 

Thank Gen T
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch, chose to sit outside as was a lovely day. Waitress was very attentive and pleasant, colouring in materials were provided for kids which was appreciated. Everyone was very pleased with their meals and pleasantly surprised at bill paying time. Will be back again and again to work through the menu.

Thank luckynachocat
Timaru, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

walk in but did not have a booking , no tables ,but were offered a bar leaner, we were ok with that, however a no show saw us offered a table. friendly capable waiter had drinks to us in no time. my partner had beer battered blue cod which was plentiful with great salad. I Had seafood pancakes light and... More 

Thank Kelor23
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had an evening meal here. The staff were super friendly & service was great. The food was really yummy with a good selection available. Will definitely be back!

Thank phillipam2016
Brussels, Belgium
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Pizza were so filled that we had enough for diner, lunch and extra diner. Very creamy and rich, took the salmon one. My bf took the ribs which were big too. Service was great.

Thank Audrey H
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Had very pleasant meal with friendly and helpful staff. The menu had a good variety of food that was well priced. The cheese cake was delicious. I recommend it for lunch or dinner.

Thank muzzanzchch
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Opposite the movie theatre, so we had pizza there after seeing a movie - ideal! Not cheap, but suitably casual. Nice outside area on a nice day.

Thank stuartb343
Timaru, New Zealand
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great and enjoyable restaurant. Would return. Clean and tidy. Staff friendly. Nice atmosphere. Was busy but didnt wait long on our meal.

Thank warriorwolfess
Timaru, New Zealand
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely pizza for lunch last week. We had a half and half pizza and it was so nice. Their coffee was superb as well.

1 Thank Kartonfamily
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We eat here often and I regularly order takeaway pizza on a Friday night (salmon is my favorite). We take family and friends here as well, you are always made feel very welcome by all of the staff and the service is excellent. If they are busy they will let you know the wait time - which is great if... More 

2 Thank Liz N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
New Zealand, Pizza, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4A Elizabeth Place, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-688 8313

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?