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Fairlie Cafe and Restaurant

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Allandale Rd, Fairlie, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here as Geraldine fish supply was shut. Sunday night. It's very grotty inside and the whole place needs a damn good clean and spruce up! I had my reservations but in fact the fish and chips were very tasty! We got blue cod, crab sticks and chips and all were good. Fairly limited menu. Would probably go... More 

Thank greenbean3
Tauranga, New Zealand
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183 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we called in here for a coffee on the way to Lake Tekapo - the place was humming, there was a queue of more then 20 people which they processed rather quickly - fab coffee. AND we called back here again on the way back to Timaru, for lunch , queue out the doors & down the street, had a... More 

Thank 60stravellers2014
Christchurch, New Zealand
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Terrible place do not go! They do not have a health and safety license and is horrible unsafe food unless this has changed recently which it hasn't the owner is the only man there hopefully a new takeaway shop open soon

1 Thank 1994Nz
Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I had a good experience at this fish and chip shop, helpful staff and a great tasting burger and chips. Would go back here again in the future.

Thank marathonmilk
Owensboro, Kentucky
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121 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We were driving through Fairlie and needed to eat. The "FOOD" sign (or what was left of it, it actually said "OO" (see photo below) should have given us an idea of the quality of this establishment. We walked inside and I'm guessing the older, short and balding guy wearing a coat was the owner. I applaud anyone for trying... More 

Thank Catfish85U
Christchurch, New Zealand
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Lovely, comfortable and friendly, struck a conversation with one of the locals, made to feel extremely comfortable, and the coffee wasn't bad either, LOL, worth the stop.

Thank michael-paulsen
Christchurch, New Zealand
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312 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2014

We stopped here on the way to Timaru and found the burgers a good price and they tasted good the owner was friendly and the he was still open at 7 pm in a small place was convenient he also has sit down meals.

1 Thank PatMacnz64

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  • Address: Allandale Rd, Fairlie, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Fairlie

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