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No.4

4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch 8146, New Zealand
+64 3-355 3720
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“whitebait” (6 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch 8146, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was one of those evenings we were looking for a place to drink and have snacks - after having taken part in a couple of Anzac celebrations. After 9pm on a weekday, this is usually pretty difficult and this evening was no exception. We...More

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Chiangmaicharlies Thanks for coming into No.4 late on ANZAC night. Unfortunately I feel your comments and star rating are not a reflection of No.4, but on your own overall thoughts and opinions on late night drinking in NZ. Also, I need to clearly point...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

6 of us here for a few drinks before eating around the corner. Nice vibe, plenty of people but still able to converse. Good drinks list. Staff were friendly and efficient. It would make a good local if you were 'local'.

Thank Wayne K
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wayne K Thanks for taking the time to flick us a review. Appreciated. Hope to see you again soon Cheers S

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed yet another lovely week day lunch in the front courtyard. No. 4 has so many seating options so is great for inside or outside dining. They even have a lovely room seperate to the main dining area which is ideal for a celebration or...More

Thank NZFoodie02
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi NZFoodie02 WOW, thanks heaps for a sensational review, this one's gone straight up on the staff notice board. Yes i have to agree, the Bluff oysters are a delicious treat. You'll need to come back on a Thursday (if supply allows) where we do...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a delicious meal last Thursday. I had the Tandori chicken burger, my husband had the turkey schnitzel and our friend had steak. All were great. Service was prompt and attentive.More

Thank Karin C
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karin C Thanks for taking the time to review us. I'm glad you enjoyed the food. We as of 3 days ago, have changed the menu an have an array of spectacular new dishes. Come back down and try something new. See you again...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had Sunday lunch here on a beautiful day. The courtyard area is great, covered but enough sun to still be warm when it’s not that hot and the smokers are kept to a separate area adjacent. The service was great from start to finish....More

Thank Robert J
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Robert J Thanks for joining us on a warm Sunday afternoon. Appreciate the review and will pass your comments onto the staff. We have just changed our menu as of 3 days ago, thankfully the Schnitzel survived and is still there. It's turned into...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff and pleasant atmosphere. Good selection on menu and food was tasty and well presented. Able to pay individually which was appreciated for a group of 11. Would visit again

Thank Crawf17
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Crawf17 Thanks for taking the time to review No.4. Pleased that you enjoyed your visit and yes we hope we see you again soon too. Cheers S

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Large family group for lunch. The littlies had their fish and chip boxes before the adults took over. The laksa was amazing. Beef fell apart the moment it was touched. Broth full of flavour and the balance of noodles, perfect. Food envy was rampant. Staff...More

Thank Melissa W
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Melissa W Thanks for taking the time to review No.4. Yes have to agree the beef cheek is great, one of the staff favourites. See you again soon. Cheers S

Reviewed 5 April 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,...More

Thank Gulfskipper
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 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....More

Reviewed 2 April 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.More

Thank Greg F
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 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...More

Reviewed 29 March 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...More

Thank Gerard T
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 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...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 25
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch 8146, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 3720
  • E-mail
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.
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