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Pattersons Restaurant & Bar

449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-358 8129
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (6 reviews)
“chicken wrap” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten dinner here for the last 4 nights. Plenty of variety. Food has been really good. From pizza to steak, fish and pasta. Great service. Restaurant has usually been almost full yet there has not been a large wait for meals. Breakfast has been...More

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We arrived late and were very tired. The room service arrived promptly and hot. They even remembered the extras that we ordered. The food was prepared just right! Catching the TranzAlpine very early the next morning made us hurried. However, the restaurant staff was extremely...More

1  Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 1 September 2017

As a hotel guest, we were thinking to eat in Christchurch but instead chose to go back to the Commodore Hotel for dinner. Had a delicious Akaroa salmon meal, fresh ingredients and nice presentation. My work colleague had the lamb special of the night. Lots...More

Thank canadiankye
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Excellent food and service, during our stay... attentive staff, good wine and great atmosphere. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank mbridgie
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My first night here, the chef accommodated my special requests: I wanted pan-fried fish, not battered and a smaller portion of the chips. It was delicious. On night 2 I had the special for blue cod - my favourite fish. -It was Masterchef design and...More

Thank Finona68
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Breakfast and Dinner were great, good selections and personal service. Seafood Chowder was to die for!! Bar and Waiting staff were excellent and very attentive. Great atmosphere with the fires indoors and outdoors, comfortable for any occasion.

Thank Buff08
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The restaurant is very poorly run, the quality of the meals is very poor for a hotel of this rating, the staff are basically lazy. Today we had a meal at the hotel within a group and: they continually ran out of food, the tea...More

1  Thank RobOnward
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I stay at the hotel where this restuarant is, and the meals that i have had have been enjoyed by a mixture of friends and family. The menu changes and always you are presented with lovely fresh fish beef and lamb, also they have a...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner while staying at the Commodore (Pattersons) being the hotel restaurant. Good menu,well priced with gluten free options. The service was good. Staff really nice.

Thank Missy872013
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Really tasty and nice chicken risotto. Great and fast service. Nice portion sizes. We got local beer panhead supercharger which was really good too.

Thank Peter L
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Questions & Answers
21 November 2017|
Response from MichaelPattersonGM | Property representative |
Hi Yaiyaicat, Apologies for the delay in getting back to you. Yes, we can definitely make the reservation for you. If you kindly let us know of the name under which the booking is made at the Commodore Hotel we will... More
21 November 2017|
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Response from Finona68 | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they will be but just ask the hotel directly. They are always extremely helpful.
29 September 2016|
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Response from MTPatterson |
Dear Sridharae (maybe I should say Texan Reviewer), Our Restaurant, called Pattersons is open right through until 11pm, but we normally reduce the menu from 10:30pm. If you are going to be exceptionally late we can organize... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-358 8129
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