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Pedro's House of Lamb

17b Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
+64 3-387 0707
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shoulder” (68 reviews)
“nz lamb” (13 reviews)
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Fast food, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17b Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Breathtaking, best lamb in the city, such a great place to eat, highly recommended. I will come back in my next trip for sure.

Thank HarryKane1982
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having just finished some lovely lamb with a bottle of red in my motel room I would thoroughly recommend Pedro's. Lamb and potatoes were spot on with some left for tomorrow.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just experienced Pedro's House of Lamb and it was excellent. This is a take away venue so you need to be able to deal with that aspect. The lamb was perfect and the potatoes very tasty. The only thing that would improve this...More

Thank Anita2309
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok so no restaurant iñsu h but so yummy enjoy . Suggest a try and see what you think. Very tender go you

Thank 1234cara
Reviewed 1 week ago

a small take away kitchen van. the taste of the herbs are exceptional in the meat and the potatoes quantities are decent. it's been years since I've taken a takeaway but surviving all those years says something about the food.

Thank Mohammed K
Reviewed 1 week ago

How can you call it a restaurant, its more of a takeaway. The lamb is lovely but I am not keen on the potatoes to much liquid. Would be nice if he opened up his restaurant again.

Thank 725tony
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Pedro's for a family dinner/birthday. The lamb shoulder was delicious as were the potatoes. There was plenty of lamb for 2 adults and 2 kids. The dish was ready to be picked up when they said it would be. We would definitely have...More

Thank 902jamiea10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the years Pedro's has been a staple in our family - mostly as a replacement for cooking our own roast on a Sunday. Over the years we have always been impressed with the flavour and quality of the food made by Pedro's. BUT -...More

Thank CantabRob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We where just a little bit lost in Christchurch and we saw this place and decided we would give it a go , well we both had the shanks and they were excellent

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's all about the lamb. No expensive overheads, just a roadside caravan cooking lamb superbly and complemented by yummy scallop potatoes.

Thank KenworthGNZ
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8 February 2017|
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Response from 8041Aneta | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, just call earlier in the day
Jason T
27 January 2017|
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Response from inakioh | Property representative |
Hi Jason, Our lamb it's dairy free. We do cook the potatoes with a little bit of butter, those can be served separate from the lamb if needed. Also we can arrange to cook the potatoes without any butter (we will use extra... More
8 November 2016|
Response from inakioh | Property representative |
Hi No , we only do lamb shoulders. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
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16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17b Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-387 0707
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A tender whole lamb shoulder cooked slowly over 4-5 hours, with garlic and rosemary to bring out the delicious flavour. Served with scalloped potatoes. TAKEAWAY
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