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Valley Inn Tavern

$$ - $$$, ,
2 Flavell Street | Heathcote Valley, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-384 1124
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Flavell Street | Heathcote Valley, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Valley Inn Tavern has an interesting original well in the main dining area. The food is good and the atmosphere very convivial.

Thank Votting
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were having a special birthday celebration and wanted somewhere local which would be good for children. We arrived, our table was ready and we all took a seat. The staff gave us time to sort out drinks then came to take orders. An aspect...More

Thank Merci3
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Excellent food at the right price . Have had breakfast,lunch and dinner. All meals are tasty ,consistent and generous portions .Garden area makes it appealing for summer. The staff are happy and helpful. You feel that nothing is s problem

Thank ronikim
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Food is amazing and service is fantastic. Our new favourite place. We got the antipasto for 2. It was value for money. We could not eat it all. The staff are friendly and very welcoming.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Being a Friday we were surprised how busy it was, note to one self, book ahead next time. Luckily we were first in. The service from first arrival until leaving was excellent. Service was a little slow for others, but we thought it was efficient...More

Thank RossofIslington
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We went as a family for brunch, the food was great. it was pretty quiet when we were there (saturday morning). there is a lot of historic photos from the valley.

Thank kiwiaz
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Couldn't fault our meals, lamb shanks and roast pork. What a great pub. Friendly staff, great layout and everything spotless. A modern pub with old fashioned hospitality and character. Love all the historic photos. Obviously popular with locals and visitors alike. Next time will take...More

Thank Foonamoo
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you would like a top class meal and good price and a big menu this is a place to go and restored to make it look early days after earthquake first hotel rebuild

Thank ianweir2016
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Love the valley. Never have a bad experience here. Good food, wine and service. Excellent restaurant/pub in the lovely Heathcote valley.

Thank 13omm
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is a good spot. My kids like playing on the tree in the court yard. Always a good vibe .. the reason for my lower score is we had the platter for 4 - presentation was quite bad (throwen on), platter was full but...More

Thank Charmfw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Flavell Street | Heathcote Valley, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-384 1124
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