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Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar

3/478 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
+64 3-352 3232
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mini desserts” (53 reviews)
“moussaka” (39 reviews)
“granita” (18 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3/478 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Great eating out venue with excellent range ! The starters presented in very appetising and creative ways ,

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alexander M
Reviewed yesterday

Food was ok, not great. Relatively expensive. Portions were HUGE! Could have been smaller portions for less ... Ambience was ok, but too many tables for the size. No sense of intimacy.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rick S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant for my daughter's birthday on a Sunday. There were 9 in our party. - all ages from 79 to 12 years. Food was very good & enjoyed by all. & a free dessert was provided for the birthday girl & colouring...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Helen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was very good. Fresh and tasty. Well presented. It is a very good restaurant. Friendly staff. I can recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 750berndh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, good ambience and friendly service. We ordered a falafel souvlaki platter and a few starters to share between two. Absolutely delicious.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tashagi_32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place blew me away! I had really high expectations going in because my parents love it and it absolutely exceeded them! The souvlaki platter for two was massive- my husband and I couldn’t even finish it! The pita was so warm and fresh- best...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nikknad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This a a very good Greek restaurant. The menu is relatively small but enough options for all tastes. The food was fresh and flavoursome. The meals are quite large and good value. They also have a full bar service. Highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Basil781
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We went here to celebrate our sons 21st. The service, food and atmosphere were all excellent. It was a great place for a larger group and all our meals arrived at the same time. They had no problem with us taking our own cake and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank be_lancaster
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We have been here many times and it never disappoints, we come for all occasions either date night, dinner with friends or with the kids for a birthday dinner. Our favorite is the chicken souvlaki platter it is so good and super filling. Great kids...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 913AmyL
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of dini g here last night. Wow..the food was delish in very generous serves. So fresh, full of flavour and well within most peoples budgets. The desserts were to die for, and you can get them in regular or mini sizes. Cannot...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brian S
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Fuatino L
18 February 2018|
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Response from Melissa M | Reviewed this property |
hi yes it should be fine
ashleigh h
30 May 2017|
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Response from dorinab407 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply - am on holiday but no they don't do takeaways
Young Sil B
1 March 2017|
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Response from CostasTaverna | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we can cater for a group of 18 guests - you would need to be at two tables of 9 right next to each other. We do also have vegetarian options, which are available to view on our website. These include, but... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/478 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 3232
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Costas Taverna is a place to celebrate the simple joys in life... family, friends, conversation and great food.
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