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Custom Steak House

Strathallan Street, Timaru, New Zealand
+64 3-684 5528
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (51 reviews)
“croquettes” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Strathallan Street, Timaru, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are looking for somewhere special to celebrate and occasion then this is a good choice. The service isn't fast but the food is great and front of house engaging but not in your space. Great for couples or groups.

Thank jmd632017
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Wow! Arrived with no reservation. It just happened that 3 other groups arrived at exactly the same time. Maitre'd, waiter, wine waiter (all one person) took it in his stride. Service was exemplary. The restaurant had a really comfy ambience which encouraged interaction with other...More

Thank daveanddihall
Reviewed 30 May 2017

So so so good - I don't know how he does it but steak is perfect - Suggest partnering with duck fat potatoes - I have traveled a bit but have not found anything to go past it.

Thank AJ B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Yum Yum Yum. We all enjoyed our steaks and we also had a selection of side dishes. I highly recommend the duck fat chips. Pretty good value - the most expensive thing on the menu was about $35 and was a huge steak with a...More

Thank chrisanddon2016
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Fantastic service, attentive waiter, delicious food. However the restaurant itself was like a fridge. Both in the side bar where we had predinner drinks and in the restaurant we were frozen. The waiter turned on the heater when we arrived in the bar and it...More

Thank nettie19602016
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Went on a date with my man here and it was so nice. The steak is mouth watering and the potatoes were the best. Love the building can't wait to go back there😊

Thank kellysarms28
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We've often driven past and wanted to try this restaurant but been a little hesitant as often looks empty and dead. anyway last Thursday night we braved up n went in ! Awkward service to say the least.. seem to be a lack of staff...More

Thank happyfamilies2017
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Love this place for great steaks and the wine jus sauce is the best anywhere. Dessert was also great had salted caramel popcorn sundae. Needs more wine selection to make a 5 star. Serve was fast we were there Tuesday night and busy. Highly recommend.

Thank CMB783
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We have eaten at this restaurant previously and to be honest the meal served was not to the usual standard. The entrees were solid but the main of steak was disappointing, to say the least. Two out of the four did not finish theirs. Two...More

Thank Cara G
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Sadly disappointing, we waited an hour for our food which was very pricey and small. The steaks were over cooked and some of the vegetables came to the table burnt.The service wasn't very good, nobody told us why we were waiting so long for our...More

Thank Steph_uknz
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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strathallan Street, Timaru, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-684 5528
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