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Pedro's House of Lamb

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$$ - $$$
Fast food, New Zealand
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17b Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
+64 3-387 0707
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16:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 20:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious! What a great idea for a different kind of takeaway. There was definitely enough for the two of us.

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Thank redsomersby
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the delicious lamb shoulder and scalloped potatoes again recently for a birthday and were not disappointed. This is the best lamb you will ever eat! We certainly never tire of it. One tray will feed 3-4 people in our experience.

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Thank AngieM301
Penang Island, Malaysia
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96 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They only have one main course on the menu, which is Lamb + Potato for NZ 40. One serving is so huge that it is enough for 2 people (we would say it is enough for 3, 2 of us tried to eat as much as we can and there is still a lot remaining. So we reheated it for... More 

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Santa Cruz, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, this is #1. Who would expect a food truck that makes only one dish to be rated #1? Well, Pedro's existed as a restaurant for 35 years before the 2011 earthquake. Now it operates out of a food truck. It offers one dish, lamb and scalloped potatoes for two at $40. The meal was tender and tasty, the potatoes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is the ultimate in specialties. They make 1 dish and they do it right. We had the lamb shoulder for 2 with scalloped potatoes and a crusty baguette. Love the fact that it is carry out only. We washed it down with a nice shiraz from the adjacent liquor store and had enough for another meal the next... More 

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Excelsior, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't mind taking your meal out, Pedro;s House of Lamb was a great place to eat. Two of us had a great lamb dinner our first night in NZ with leftovers for lunch the next day.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This would have to be one of the best lamb meals. The meat was so tender and just fell off the bone. The potatoes were plentiful and also had a good flavour. We shared this between 3 average eaters and there was plenty. Pedro has certainly cooks the meal to perfection. I will definitely be back for more on my... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone told Elizabeth and i to go to Pedro's - so we did Just one block away from our appartment - it only does one thing - Lamb and Potato, but it does it spectactularly This is our favourite Take Away - we will miss it when we move back north :(

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended, lamb was delicious and tender. Potatoes were ok but lamb was definitely the star. Will return again!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pedro's House of Lamb the lamb dish is good for two people . It was not much to my expectations however enjoyed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, New Zealand
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:00
Monday
16:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
16:00 - 20:00
Saturday
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17b Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-387 0707
Description
A tender whole lamb shoulder cooked slowly over 4-5 hours, with garlic and rosemary to bring out the delicious flavour. Served with scalloped potatoes.

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