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Pierside Cafe and Bar

3 Brighton Mall, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
11 Apr 2017
“Great cafe so close to the beach.”
1 Nov 2016
“Lovely food, great service”
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Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
$$ - $$$
3 Brighton Mall, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We go here quite often, even though we don't live in Christchurch, and always get good and quick service. It's one of my husband's favourite places. The meals are good value and cooked just right. We can usually get a seat looking out towards the...More

Thank onawinner2016
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Nice friendly feeling when you go in Staff are all fabulous.. if you call in between 2pm -- 5pm the pool table is free,

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Went with a party of four for a late tea. Great service, lovely food; roast and salmon. Recommended for a no fuss, nice night out

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Pierside Cafe and Bar is a fun place for locals to eat, relax and dance at night. It is right on the New Bright beach front and a great place day or night to relax in after viewing the beach. Food is well made and...More

1  Thank nevslife
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Just a typical bar..sports on TV all day is boring..lovely kiwi staff but the Indian guy was abrupt and rude with no customer skills, he needs to learn some manners cause you don't get people coming back with an attitude.. Quite a few regulars obviously...More

1  Thank sweetthing666
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We went for the live music (cover band Something Else ) and enjoyed a great evening with some dancing as well. Food on the bar side is mostly fried so nothing to write home about. We ordered wedges with sour cream and a basket filled...More

1  Thank Judith69
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Coming from Southland, where everyone eats large meals; I was a little disappointed in the meals here, yet they were decent servings at good prices. Service was good and the atmosphere was amazing.I was extremely happy that this bar was open early to screen the...More

1  Thank Leesa_Taz
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

The food was good, good value for money, the waitress was friendly and welcoming, but the Indian guy who took the payment at the end of the dinner was so unfriendly and needs to go or needs to learn what customer service is , pick...More

1  Thank Joshuanz2006
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Typical kiwi tucker but great specials on weekday nights. Great staff, live music on weekends and good atmosphere

1  Thank Holly W
Reviewed 2 August 2015

cheap beer not much of an atmosphere to it old guys drinks or watching indian sports in tv at least the beer isnt to expensive lady staffers a good indian guy seems rude and negative not welcoming needs to lift its game and service cafe...More

3  Thank thatkiwiguy2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, European, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 12:00
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Brighton Mall, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 033884902