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Richard Pearse Family Restaurant

$$ - $$$
New Zealand, European, Pub
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118 Le Cren St, Timaru 8601, New Zealand
+64 3-684 3566
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The food was lovely, but it was far more than we had expected to pay at a family restaurant. They had a children's menu and a good chilldren's play area. Wait staff were attentive and good natured.

Thank lynet2017
Mackay, Australia
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68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Good food at a good price,The starters were good value and the main meal was very nice indeed.Drink choices very basic and yet to find another pub that do not mix cocktails this seems to be a bit of a problem in NZ.I mean Christ you only have to follow a recipe ,The end of the night was a bit... More 

Thank 11Bear
Oamaru, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We arrived an were welcomed by friendly staff, shown to a table in conservatory. The young waitress took special care to ensure my elderly parents were warm and comfortable. When she took our orders she crouched beside them so she could relate to them. The meal was lovely her recomendation perfect and I really felt we were valued.

Thank Karen Lee R
Hastings, New Zealand
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206 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Good food and reasonably priced family friendly restaurant wit good service and nice food . Would go there again

Thank leoniehastings
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Good service nice meals, prices high for family restaurant but wooden seats not comfortable very slippery, meals came out very quickly.

Thank Robertmnz288
Timaru, New Zealand
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Second time here in a short while. Fantastic service by a really friendly bunch. Awesome steak meals, Fish of the day & salads. great selection of beers & coffees. Priced just right for a great meal.

Thank Murray K
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Six of us for lunch on Fathers day. Greeted on arrival, drinks order taken.The meals were adequate, tasty, everyone was happy. Only negative was some of the food was a bit bland, nachos needed a bit more zing, apart from that all good. Quick service, attentive staff. Affordable meals.

Thank Kayesey
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful service, attentive, and the food was so nice and really nicely presented ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ We all enjoyed our time and for a big group it all run so smooth.

Thank 541rebeccat
1 review
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Went there after hearing it had nice burgers, was very disappointed! Customer service was terrible! Need to pick it up 😡

Thank James F
Leithfield, New Zealand
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were all out-of-towners and after a nice place for tea. It came from a recommendation from a relative so off we went. Being a Friday night, round 6.30, we turned up hoping for a table. We were shown to our table and given some time to think about drinks. The waiting staff were patient and friendly with our drinks... More 

Thank Nicki J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
New Zealand, European, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Le Cren St, Timaru 8601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-684 3566

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