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West Coast Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
Bar, New Zealand
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43 Main North Road | Papanui, Christchurch 8005, New Zealand
+64 3-354 1583
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

45+ minute wait for food, after explaining we had limited time. Food over cooked. Service nonexistent

Thank ave31
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made a booking a week in advance and they rung me on the day to day that they will be closed due to no staff. Put me in a real predicament of finding an alternative place to dine with a few hours. WILL NOT DINE HERE EVER.

Thank dweavers
Christchurch, New Zealand
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here by accident one night, but were pleasantly surprised. It was very quite, wait staff were attentive and the meals were gennerous and tasty. We will go back.

Thank Dingenic
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shocking food, my husbands T-bone clearly tasted rotten...and they couldn't care less, all excuses and no apologies - like it was our fault. My meal was not much better, so chewy and bland, almost inedible. Definitely overpriced for what you get. The music was loud and awful pop music, did not suit the ambience of the restaurant whatsoever. Poor service,... More 

Thank MyahUSA
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I haven’t been to this place for ages, but decided to meet up with friends for a few drinks and a meal. One of our group asked for something from the menu, and was told it wasnt available. He then asked for an alternative, and that wasnt available either. He settled for a simple burger and fries, and so did... More 

2 Thank Kevin1962
Christchurch, New Zealand
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113 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Went as part of a small group. The place was not busy and we could hear each other talk which makes a pleasant change from a number of other establishments. Service was attentive although the waitress had to go and ask what the soup of the day was. My colleagues ordered meals while I ordered the bowl of wedges- very... More 

Thank MissTinkerbelle
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The service was decidedly average; not responsive at all. Most of our party don't drink but are loud and we were cut off for being drunk! Grrrr. I think the staff wanted to go home. Food came out for our table over 25 minutes from start to end so some people had finished while others hadn't started. NOT RECOMMENDED.

1 Thank Greg M
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Boring food of which they ran out of and forgot orders. Very poor service especially seeing the restaurant was not busy and there seemed to be plenty of staff working. A very limited wine list they must have a deal going with Jacobs Creek wines because that's about all they have. Don't bother going.

1 Thank andreajoyj
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I have opened an account just to warn people NOT TO GO HERE We booked a table for a work do, there were 15 people at the table. The place was very quiet for a Friday night. The food was poor for the price, frozen reheated entrees, meals took 15 to 20 minutes from the first main meal serviced to... More 

1 Thank netbob1
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Had dinner there on Friday 18th November we both ordered the fish that was simple enough as the fish of the day was mentioned by the friendly waitress Ordered 2 glasses of basic house wine We then got told that there was no fish or mussels. left .there was no other appealing choice on the menu . The menu and... More 

Thank Brucenz57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Main North Road | Papanui, Christchurch 8005, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-354 1583

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