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Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon

100 Waimea Street | Croydon, Gore 9740, New Zealand
+64 3-208 9029
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
100 Waimea Street | Croydon, Gore 9740, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very warm, welcoming place with modern decor and a great atmosphere. The service was excellent and the food as well. We were fortunate enough to have the famous Bluff Oysters on the day of our visit which were beautifully prepared and presented. Would recommend...More

Thank moom4
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great feedback, I will pass your comments onto the rest of the team. Kind Regards Mathew Brettell General Manager

Reviewed 22 May 2017

A lovely warm lounge and bar area. Lovely outlook from dining area even on a cold rainy afternoon. The meal was excellent as was the service.

Thank mauricejean
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks mauricejean for your lovely comments. The new menu is really popular and designed with winter in mind - refined comfort food. All the best and we can't wait to see you again Mathew Brettell General Manager

Reviewed 24 January 2017

Wide variety of dishes available to choose. Large seafood variety which suited our needs. Staff are attentive and friendly. Dishes are affordable and very large. Well worth the money you will be rolling out of the restaurant in a food coma

Thank Jojotnz
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

HAHA, Thanks for your support. We aim to please :) All the best Matt & Team

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

What a great meal, my partner had the steak and I had the fish. Both meals were very tasty. We sat in a booth and it was nice and private like we were the only ones there. People started coming in for there meals and...More

Thank Debbie M
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Hi Debbie M, I am so pleased your dinner date was so enjoyable. See you next time All the best Matt & the team

Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was away on business with my line manager and we were invited by family members for dinner. The menu was super and I had no issues ordering a gluten free roast chicken with vegetables. It was perfectly cooked. The staff were lovely and I...More

Thank Sherralynne
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Hi Sherralynne, Thanks for taking the time to review us, I will pass your comment onto the staff. We hope you do revisit as our menu is about to change so look out. all the best Matt & Team

Reviewed 17 October 2016

This ideal place for lunch or dinner with friends, when having a conversation with each other is important. Food was good value for money and good service. Staff were helpful and the service time was good.

Thank Maeva S
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Dear Maeva S, I am glad you had a nice time with your friends, we always aim to please. See you next time Regards Mathew Brettell General Manager

Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is not in the town but worth the couple of minutes to find, it is quiet and elegant without being too intimidating

Thank mauricejean
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thanks mauricejean, We really appreciate you taking the time to give us a positive mention. We look forward to you coming back for more. Regards Mathew Brettell General Manager

Reviewed 22 August 2016

We came for a meal for the Fire Brigades Gold Star Annual Dinner on 13 8.16. There were over 200 people present, and the standard of the meal was excellent, the surroundings perfect and the staff very courteous. Didn't hear any bad comments and it...More

Thank StellBell
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Hi StellBell, Thanks for the great feedback, I have a lot of respect for the fire brigades throughout NZ so the least we can do is ensure you have a good night. all the best Mathew Brettell General Manager

Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We had a family dinner recently. It took 50 minutes to have our garlic bread and one other entree arrive. Prior to it arriving we asked after 30 minutes if it would be long and were told the kitchen was 'backed up' (not a huge...More

Thank rjpejb
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Dear rjpejb, I am sorry to hear that your experience was slow and the meal average, it is never our intention for any of our guests to leave disappointed, I will ensure that both the kitchen and the restaurant staff are aware of your comments...More

Reviewed 25 May 2016

With another couple we were very happy with the evening...wonderfully warm decor and friendly service. The staff served generous helpings of good local food. Although the restaurant was busy , we were impressed with the privacy and enjoyed a relaxing evening.

1  Thank joybells2014
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2016

Dear Joybells2014, We really appreciate the nice feedback, I will pass your comments onto the team. All the best Mathew Brettell General Manager

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Waimea Street | Croydon, Gore 9740, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Gore
  • Phone Number: +64 3-208 9029
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Description
A Vibrant Restaurant, newly renovated with an intimate feel, great outdoor dining in the summer and a warm and friendly winter place with our "Blazing Copper" fire place. Award winning dishes with a focus on great service.
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