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Stillwater Restaurant & Cafe

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79 Main North Road, Woodend 7610, New Zealand
+64 3-312 2912
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now we have found this wonderful place it is our favourite restaurant. Always friendly and clean with never a disappointing meal. Great tasting food, great menu choices and excellent value too. Child friendly complete with free colouring always a bonus when dining with kids.

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2 Thank Rhonie B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our young Granddaughters to the Stillwater Restaurant. Due to diagnosed food allergies and intolerance we find usually menu's are limited for the girls. This isn't the case at Stillwater the menu was full of gluten-free and dairy free options. They devoured the fish and chips. Portion sizes were more than adequate (nobody left unsatisfied 😆) I thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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2 Thank Kathleen P
Perth Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location small town called Woodend, tucked away in the corner on the Main Road heading North from Chrischurch. My last lunch date in NZ with my friend. Entrance so very decieving from the road, (another coffee shop was my first impression ready to turn around but the front door is auto open...lol)so l walked in, it was so welcoming bright... More 

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2 Thank sheena601
Rangiora, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stopped here for tea with our 3 young children on a Sunday evening. Good service from friendly staff. Kids were well looked after and nothing was to much trouble. There are toys inside and there is a nice grass outside area for them to run around in, although some play equipment out here would top it off! Good selection on... More 

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2 Thank Katie S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Usually go to Stillwater for their amazing Sunday Lunch menu, but tonight we decided to try the Dinner experience. I had the Lamb Shanks and my wife the Salmon. Great service by the friendly owner and staff, amazing Chief they have who provided a meal that was just so good. Anyone who reads this review, zip out to see them... More 

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2 Thank John G
Amberley, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Lovely service, well seated restuarant with nice family style meals. Good value for money. Outside look is deceiving.

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2 Thank Alraye
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Went there with friends for lunch very friendly lady owner nothing was a problem great meal and atmosphere --definitely recommend and we shall return again ---Tony & Kay J

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Amberley, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This place is surprising it is tucked away off the main road in Woodend yet it is so quiet and the decor is modern and inviting. The service was faultless the food just awesome a really enjoyable experience. I would reccommend this place to anyone.

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2 Thank SHAZZAB88
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Nice clean and tidy layout. Menu was ok, nothing outstanding but it generally covers all the bases. Chilli chicken starter was nice, not very spicy but a decent sized portion served on a good quality salad, let down by the supermarket salad dressing and dipping sauces. Ribs unfortunately were under done, longer and slower cooking is required to achieve the... More 

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1 Thank stuzor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Fantastic meal. Service amazing. Food absolutely delicious and well presented. Waitress was helpful and courteous. Atmosphere great, very nice restuarant and very economical.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
New Zealand, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Main North Road, Woodend 7610, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Woodend
  • Phone Number: +64 3-312 2912
Description
Family Owned & Operated

Stillwater is a family owned and operated restaurant & we are passionate about food, our meals are made with the freshest, high quality ingredients and we do our best to cater for people with food allergies. Please contact us before your visit if you have special dietary requirements.

Chef - Joseph is a Waimakariri local who has spent most of his life in the district, he and his team would like to invite you to visit and sample the dining experience at Stillwater

Our menus make the most of in-season produce and are updated as the seasons change. We endeavour to provide well balanced options for our children's menu.

We hope to see you soon.

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