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St Germain

255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 7008
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (36 reviews)
“cassoulet” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 352 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good, not extraordinary, but very good. Escargot was a bit bland, but the fish was very well done. Reasonably priced given the wine consumed.

Thank PatStarke
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very professional wait staff. The food was exceptional, as we expected when we arrived and read the menu. I did enjoy the traditional Cassoulet.

Thank YLisette
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on holiday in Christchurch and wanted to take my friend for a birthday meal, being a stranger to NZ I googled best places to eat in CC, I picked St Germain because of my friend’s love of French food. I could not have...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

My partner and I dined in on Tuesday night for our anniversary meal. Both new to French cuisine, we opted for the chefs choice 8 course option. The waitress was friendly and more than happy to answer any questions. Really loved the atmosphere and the...More

2  Thank Kate F
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Kate F, Thank you very much for your comment and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening. We look forward to seeing you soon. Merci Frederci

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Struggling to find a car park, struggling to find the hidden front door and struggling up the stairs it was a great surprise to have an absolutely delightful culinary experience. I enjoyed the sweetbread tortellini with mushroom foam and my partner enjoyed the unusually presented...More

1  Thank RFS775
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour RFS775, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening with us. Look forward to seeing at St Germain Merci Frederic

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Always good and never disappointed. Something for a special night out. The waiters are wonderful and their new venue lovely.

1  Thank Yasmeen C
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Yasmeen C, Thank you very much for your comment and we look forward to seeing you soon. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We had dinner here on a Tuesday night. As previous reviewers mentioned the entrance is a bit difficult to find but well worth the visit. We had duck a l'orange and beef eye fillet and both mains were perfect. We had snails and soup for...More

1  Thank Suzette J
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Suzette J, Thank you very much for your review and we are glad to hear that you've enjoyed your evening. Sorry to hear that we had a slow start and we will definitely work on it for next time. Look forward to seeing at...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

St Germain is a bit of an oddity. It provides fine dining but is located above Madam Woos and a numb er of other rather loud fast food joints that the young and witless seem to flock to.in droves. That means loud noise and lots...More

1  Thank Ralph777051
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Bonjour Ralph777051, Thank you very much for you review and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening with us. we look forward to seeing you again soon. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 5 February 2018

I was going to ease into it, but I have to say the steak "en croute de sel" (wrapped in salt and spices and baked) was just mouth wateringly perfect. We arrived early for an anniversary dinner and were greeted warmly and seated at the...More

1  Thank alexp0wer
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Bonjour alexp0wer, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain and we are so happy that you've enjoyed your evening with us. It is such a privilege to have such a beautiful balcony and we hoping to get more of this...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

I cannot fault this restaurant. The food was sensational, the wine matches perfect, and the service was excellent. I was really delighted with this find, having not been before. We sampled the 5 course menu, letting the chef and staff choose our courses and wine...More

1  Thank Helen M
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Bonjour Helen M, Thank you very much for you comments and are thrilled that you've enjoyed your nights with us and we can't wait to see you again. Merci Frederic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 7008
  • E-mail
Description
St Germain was opened in September 2008 by French brothers Frederic and Vincent. Born and raised in Brittany, the brothers aim to provide you a real French dining experience using local products in an elegant and cosy atmosphere. St Germain's diversity makes it the perfect place to enjoy food and wine, whether you would like to share a fabulous meal with friends, for a romantic dinner, or when dining with a larger group. We can cater for all.
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