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Fusion Restaurant Cafe & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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64 The Bay Hill | Timaru Central, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 8550
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Several Dinner engagements with nice atmosphere and pleasant waitress's. Food a little slow but very busy at time but was excellent when arrived. Good variety and well presented. One of the better ones in town.

Thank DonMcfarlane
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came here for lunch while checking our the Caroline Bay Festival when travelling down south - quite busy and we were glad that it was open so the 15% surcharge was not a factor. Food was excellent and everyone enjoyed their meal - staff very friendly and efficient - very glad we chose to dine here again.

Thank Sebcat14
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

... in a nicely furbished restaurant: We have nothing to complain about. The service was attentive, the food was nicely arranged and of really good quality. A special hint: The filo and the soup of the day were just gorgegous. As well the freshly brewed coffees. Just in the neighbourhood you find a wonderful Art Deco house.

Kaiapoi, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After several visits toilets. Immaculate and the food is excellent suggest anybody who needs toilet stops and lovely food. We never bypass this excellent food restaurant as we drive. Timaru

Thank 0707lucy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner at Fusion this evening. Had seen it's rating on TripAdvisor and it didn't disappoint. Service was prompt and unobtrusive. Red wine was at the perfect temperature and all meals were very tasty and presented to a high standard. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience and would definitely recommend this place to others.

Thank ingillgal
Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant faces the park and bayfront, with a panoramic view. Nicely designed interior. Food just average, not very distinguished. Good but not unusual wine list. Service adequate, that's all

Thank 101coastie
Timaru, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good restaurant with friendly service and great variety of dishes. Fish of the day and Aoraki Salmon are especially good. Sitting outside with spectacular views over Caroline Bay in a good weather makes dining very special

Thank alex311327
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the bluenose fish. Very nice and voile have had two helpings. The wine went down a treat. Desert looked decadent but no room inside. Saved on the calorific count here.

Thank Mike D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting outside looking over the Bay what more could you ask for, the food is fantastic and the staff are great.This restaurant suits all age groups and family's. We stopped in for the breakfast,had the big breakfast in a pan, the food comes out in a frying pan so for you guys who love a big breakfast this is the... More 

Thank Paul L
Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch today with work for Xmas was lovely sitting outside in one of Timaru's amazing days weather wise. Food was great.

Thank Kartonfamily

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 The Bay Hill | Timaru Central, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-688 8550
We are a casual dining restaurant producing seasonal menus of New Zealand produce with international flavours.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?