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“Chicken Pie beyond belief”
Review of No.4

No.4
Ranked #78 of 1,184 Restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$24
Cuisines: Cafe, Gastropub, New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: No.4 Bar & Restaurant is a premium establishment in the heart of Merivale, Christchurch. This friendly neighbourhood gastropub boasts a lively atmosphere throughout the week and into the weekend. We offer great indoor/outdoor areas for catching up with friends and family, or groups will enjoy one of our many function areas. A fantastic venue for both summer and winter, you can relax in a candlelit corner of the restaurant, pull up the couch in the snug library or celebrate with friends in one of our outdoor heated courtyards. And when you’re comfortable, make sure you check out the menu. Renowned for its generous and varied platters, No.4 has also gained a reputation for exceedingly good dining. For unassuming, friendly service in a welcoming neighbourhood environment, drop into No4 – exceptionally good beer, food and great stories.
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Accompanied with mouth watering mushy peas, chubby potato fries with a crackling crisp jacket and a rich gravy that was destined to attach itself to each carefully selected morsel placed so carefully on the fork for yet another moment of salivating joy.
Over the top, no! This was an exceptional meal as was the very friendly and accommodating staff. Did I mention price? $21.50. Who could better that!

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Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Beyond belief........wow, thanks Gulfskipper for is an amazing review.

This one will be framed and put in the kitchen!

If there's one life moment that you'll never forget....it's a good pie. They kitchen team make them fresh every day with a variety of great flavours.

Thanks again and hope to see you again soon.

Cheers S

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Great meal. Relaxed, fun and upbeat atmosphere. Wonderful professional service by friendly staff. The perfect place for our last meal in Christchurch before coming home.

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Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Hi Greg F

Glad we could make your last meal in Christchurch perfect. You can't go past a good plate of West Coast whitebait.

Will pass your kinds comments onto the kitchen and front of house teams.

Hope to see you again when you're next in the area.

Cheers S

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

The restaurant was a quick walk from our hotel. It was a busy evening so we were lucky to grab a table outside. Wonderful service at the table from Gillian. She recommended a lovely sav for my wife and sister. Was very friendly, coming back to check on drink levels and to make sure we'd gotten enough oysters. Loved both the fresh and beer battered version.

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Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Hi Gerard T

Thanks for taking the time to review No.4. Appreciate the great comments and will definiltly pass onto the crew, especially Gill.

We love Bluff Oyster season and are blessed to always have a constant supply of this southern delicacy.

Hope to see you again soon and watch out for our Thursday 2 for 1 deal, when supply allows.

Regards S

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

We struggled to find a place to eat on our last night in New Zealand before our flight the next morning. This place orginally attracted our attention with their sign for live music. We caught the end of the performance; however, they have a very nice outdoor patio area that I wish we had more time to enjoy. The food was good, but the atmosphere is the bigger draw. The servers were very friendly. Wish we had not wasted so much time driving around looking for a place and had come here earlier to enjoy the music.

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We chose to go here from Bealey Ave rather than into town. Parking was fine, but Google didn’t let us know you can’t turn right into Mansfield Ave.

The pie was unusual, chicken and peanut but tasted fine. My turkey schnitzel tasted a bit salty for my liking, but they deducted the price of a beer in compensation. Good service.

We didn’t have dessert as none of the four appealed. Maybe the need 1 choice that’s a bit less complex than green tea panna cotta with....

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