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Robbies Timaru Bar & Bistro

$$ - $$$,
198 Hilton Highway, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 7486
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good19%
  • Average37%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
1 Oct 2017
“Did they forget us?”
13 Jul 2017
“Favourite restaurant to visit”
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
198 Hilton Highway, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Only 6 people in the restaurant. Given menus and told waitress would be over soon for order. Sat patiently and even more patiently for nearly 20 minutes. So up to the counter and ordered drinks and meals even though the waitress walked past us several...More

Thank Thepurpleiris
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite restaurants to visit when I come to visit family in Timaru several times a year. Love the food service and friendly helpful staff. Highly recommended

Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Good pub meal that is suitable for large groups as well. If you are wanting a big filling meal that caters for everyone, this may be what you are looking for

Thank Jade K
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here this morning and we were really impressed. Friendly service and quick. Also extremely well priced. We will be back next time we are in town. But a must stop if your after a yummy breakfast

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner tonight with my grandparents and the staff were awful. The 2 females staff that were working in the restaurant just acted as if you were a burden to them. Paid no attention so you had to walk up to the bar to...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Have always had a good large feed here with plenty to choose from. Good for large groups or just couples. Friendly & quick service.

Thank JandalJohn
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed this place so much last time I visited from Hastings in July I had to revisit. Loved the food and especially the great prices and friendly atmosphere. Family friendly too

Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Soggy toastie. Not nice at all. Friend had breakfast . Looked as if thrown on the plate and greasy.Did not visit again

Thank 733doctor
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had dinner at Robbies one night and then breakfast the next morning as we were staying upstairs in the motel. Very convenient. Dinner was quite a nice cheap pub meal. Served quickly and well.. (Chips could have been cooked a bit longer) Breakfast was...More

Thank MargR26
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Felt unwelcome upon entering, once we sat down we waited over 15 minutes and nobody came to take orders. Had to go up to the bar and ask for table service and got an unhappy look from the 3 girls working there standing around and...More

Thank TJ-NZL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 Hilton Highway, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-688 7486
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