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Shackleton's Bar & Grill

Brinkey Resort | 43 Barkers Road Methven, Methven 7730, New Zealand
+64 3-302 8885
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good16%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
11 Oct 2017
“Where were you.....?”
13 Sep 2017
“Pretty average”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Brinkey Resort | 43 Barkers Road Methven, Methven 7730, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Web site says that you are open throughout the ski season and yet where were you when we needed you? Choose to stay at The Brinkley every ski season but this is the first time we've found the whole place to be without staff and...More

Thank CantabRob
BrinkleyManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Shackleton's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Rob...we are open for the ski season for a la carte in the restaurant and just closed Sunday. We are also open all year round for conferences and functions. As you know Mt Hutt recently extended ...great for skiers but with chefs/restaurant staff on...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Good size servings but the cod was very mushy and the staff didn't seem to be too concerned about the feedback on it. I wouldn't go back because there are better choices in Methven.

Thank aiakar
Reviewed 18 August 2017

nice atmosphere, menu seemed a bit pretentious, i had the merino which was a bit oily and tough. the servings were small for the price and overall a disappointment. expensive for what you received.

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

the 65 dollar 3 course meals are 5 star, Paul is a superb host who really knows his wines, very worth while visiting, with a spa outside the restaurant, Brilliant

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Went there with a big group of friends and my little one. Lots of families returning from the day up the slopes, fire was raging. Service was great, friendly, attentive and so kind to the little one running around! Food was plenty and delicious. I...More

Thank TheOaksofDarfield
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We visited on a busy Friday night, however there was a very warm, friendly and relaxed vibe. No rush or fuss - everything was attended to with a smile, some banter and in a very timely fashion. The meals were gorgeous, well proportioned and served...More

1  Thank Tawhitokino
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We ate in the Restaurant once during our stay and the service was efficient and friendly. Lovely atmosphere to have a drink standing around the fire talking to other guests. The food was really deliscious; kids meals were great too. Good wine list. Thoroughly enjoyed...More

1  Thank 105rachel2015
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Good menu for all ages, well presented food, good value (we had the $35 promo special that was advertised in the room with Duck Pate entree and Seafood Chowder main). Really good service and a nice wine list too.

Thank lifeoftravel08914
BrinkleyManagement, General Manager at Shackleton's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2015

Thanks...that's what we are about!

Reviewed 21 September 2013

I came to this restaurant about a year ago and was impressed with the food, but nearly froze to death when I went to the toilet. I mentioned this in my review at the time and the owners must have read my review, because they...More

Thank Loyal-QPR-Fan
BrinkleyManagement, Public Relations Manager at Shackleton's Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2015

Thank you very much....2015 will even be better....some interesting new dishes !

Reviewed 3 August 2013

Excellent food and wine and a jolly host. The steak was particularly good and some thought was put in to the dishes.

Thank Isherwoodskiteam
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brinkey Resort | 43 Barkers Road Methven, Methven 7730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Methven
  • Phone Number: +64 3-302 8885
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If you haven’t dined at The Famous Brinkley's Restaurant in Methven, Mt Hutt Village, then it’s about time to see for yourself what everybody is talking about. If you are visiting the region from overseas than make sure you come in and enjoy our fine food and wine and our well known hospitality.
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