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Lone Star

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Inner Harbour, 60 | The Esplanade, Shed One, Gisborne, New Zealand
+64 6-868 3257
16:00 - 23:00
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Found myself hungry in Gisborne and went to good old reliable Lonestar. Had my favourite Redneck Ribs with Milky Bar Pud which was as good as ever. Setting was right beside the harbour which was very nice. Staff were very friendly in a genuine way

Thank trevord612
Gisborne, New Zealand
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We pre booked and it was just as well as even on a Wednesday evening the restaurant appeared to be quite busy. After a short wait and finding a waitress we were seated at a reasonably placed table for four. The waitress was attentive and drinks were served quickly. The meals took some time to arrive and could have been... More 

Thank venture992
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I have always loved lone star however this visit was disappointing. I had the special dessert and it was not nice. When I explained this to the staff they said "that is a shame" and walked away.

Thank 746tracyb
Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was a superb meal,professional friendly staff,stunning location and charismatic owner........................a memorable evening.

Thank oldgold2014
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had a coupon from the hotel for a free drink if you eat there we shared a starter lovely pizza combo husband had the venison I had a steak both meals good, apart from my chips they were cold so I called a waitress over and mentioned this she took my meal away and without any fuss cane back with... More 

Thank kernow1985
Gisborne, New Zealand
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Wow, if you like pork this is the meal for you. On this occasion the pork was just right which made the meal most enjoyable. Lots of crackling.Add lashings of chunky chips and a heap of coleslaw and you are in business! very enjoyable!

Thank annepardoe
Hokitika, New Zealand
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We had tried a couple of other places but they appeared closed (USS Co) or busy and lacked interest in us (Rivers). We were welcomed at Lone Star even though they were busy. A table was found for us and we ordered prawn entree and a small fish main. Both arrived promptly and were delicious. Dessert was cheese cake -... More 

Thank CDW46
Chester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We ate here as not so much seemed to be available on a Sunday evening and the menu looked broad. Staff were excellent, service good and food good. Nothing amazingly exciting but well prepared and served and just as expected from Lone Star. Venue, location and decor good. We'd go back

Thank drcaholme
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Always great service . Sat by the windows looking out over the boats. Lovely spot. The meal was big and wholesome. Very tasty and well worth the price. The staff were friendly, chirpy and helpful. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank petti77
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We waited about 50 min to get our food. The food was nice when it came. At this kind of place I did not expect to have to wait this long. We brought our children and luckily they could draw, but they too got impatient.

Thank Steffen C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Inner Harbour, 60 | The Esplanade, Shed One, Gisborne, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-868 3257

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