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Brewer's Arms

) #177 of 777 Restaurants in Christchurch $$ - $$$ , ,
177 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
+64 3-963 1620
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
177 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we aren't locals, this is the 4th time we have had stone grill dining at Brewers Arms. Service was slow for a quiet Sunday night. Been here during busy times and meals have been served a lot faster. Good place on a cold night.

Thank Rog4NewZealand
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Good choice of wines and beers. However the carpet needs upgrading it is so out of fashion.The staff are friendly and attentive.

Thank chimbuwarrior
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Close to lots of motels. Clean and warm environment. Food was typical pub menu. Chose Weiner Schnitzel and was a bit disappointed as coated in a thick rather fatty batter not bread crumbs as is the usual. Large size portion with chips and and reasonable...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere and good staff. Meals are OK plus...and a bit pricey for what you get. Fairly good menu but the meals that get delivered on a hot rock are over rated-priced....and at that price why should you have to cook your own dinner?

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Nice atmosphere with friendly staff and very tasty food. Conveniently placed close to the Papanui Road Motels and Merivale.

Thank JanMasterton
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We chose to eat here because a 10% discount was offered to guests of our hotel. As NZ prices are considerably expensive when compared with the UK, we chose to take advantage of the discount ... a mistake I'm afraid. Having waited some 45 minutes...More

Thank KerryKC
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Staying just down the road it was recommended to us. It was good for a pub and the meals were very tasty. My wife had the mussels for entree and the size was one dozen with three crusty pieces of bread, a meal within itself....More

Thank tenby50
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I was staying just down the road and looking for somewhere for dinner. My partner and I tried this pub as it was very close. The prices are more than I would expect to pay in a suburban pub (I'm from Wellington and a meal...More

Thank JacqiB
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Going out for lunch on days off is our favourite thing to do. We had never been here before so naturally wanted to come check it out. The outside area is nice; situated right beside a pond full of ducks and shrub. NZ pub food...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We went here for an afternoon drink and snacks and left disappointed and overcharged for drinks. We ordered 1 beer, 1 chai latte,1 tea and a small chips coming to $31.50. Bloody expensive for what we got and the chai was just a coffee with...More

Thank jessT2921JO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-963 1620
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