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The Commercial

) #8 of 11 Restaurants in Murchison $$ - $$$ , ,
37 Fairfax Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
+64 3-523 9696
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
5 weeks ago
“Late linch”
16 Apr 2017
“The Lamb is Brilliant”
Open Now
09:00 - 22:30All hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Fairfax Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nicest quiche we've had in a long time, slice tasted mass produced, good range of teas. Very well priced. Nice fresh decor, warm. Outside tables would be nice in summer. Lovely old polished Matai floor. Cutlery not clean enough, staff disinterested. Would call again

Thank janhB7129HF
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Robyn and I had an evening meal at the Commercial and thoroughly enjoyed it. Both of us had the Lamb Rack and although it was a little expensive ($34 each) the meat was to die for - perfectly seasoned and cooked. My one criticism is...More

Thank Graham Y
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We arrived on a Sunday evening. The staff were quite friendly...you order at the counter, they bring your food when it's ready. We ordered the lamb chops (they were fantastic) and a tenderloin steak stack, which was very good as well. We liked the old,...More

Thank BountGlen62
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Excellent BLT sandwiches served here - you can also have one with avocado! Lovely bread and good service.

Thank Reviews212
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Great coffee and nice breakfast before doing the rafting with Ultimate Descent. Sit outside--enjoy the town drive by. We shared the table with a Harley riding tat couple from Auckland--best of food and best of friendly company.

Thank Erik B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Poor lady was under the pump trying to run the kitchen, make breakfast, take orders, make coffee's & clear tables. We arrived at about 8am for breakfast on Saturday morning. Massive effort to get a smile out of the lady running the place but she...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

Having taken the ferry from Wellington to Picton in the morning we were en-route to our overnight accommodation, the Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation in Hokitika. Travelling south along State Highway 63 and on to Highway 6 took us through some beautiful countryside; but with few...More

Thank Bridstow
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I was in Murchison on a Monday evening. Not a good idea, as the Cowshed was closed and the Commercial only had bar food - being unable to staff the restaurant on Mondays - Wednesdays. My nachos were perfectly adequate but I'd have preferred something...More

Thank BronwynCarlisle
Reviewed 7 March 2017

With limited dinner choices in Murchison, we chose The Commercial for a drink and dinner. Drinks including wine were OK - not cheap. My partner had the salmon which was OK, I had the pasta with chicken which will rate as one of the worst...More

Thank Jim_bris
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I have to say I was pleasantly surprised when we stopped for lunch in Murchison and stumbled in to the Commercial. We were on the long haul from Picton to Christchurch, where good eating stops are limited. We just wanted a quick lunch and were...More

Thank Walden16
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 22
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Fairfax Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Murchison
  • Phone Number: +64 3-523 9696
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