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Fox & Ferret Riccarton

Rotherham Street | Riccarton, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3346677
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (23 reviews)
“surf and turf” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rotherham Street | Riccarton, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 220 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Searching for a peaceful place in a nice pub-style atmosphere we found the fox and ferret. We had the last lunch prior to board our flight back to Germany and were surprised about the staff, food quality and overall style of the pub. Even though...More

Thank DerBrause
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my go-to restaurants in ChCh, especially if I've got out-of-town family or friends with me. I've never been there for dinner but I've enjoyed many wonderful lunches at this top spot. The service has always been awesome, and there's nothing on...More

Thank KirstyQNZ
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome to hear Kirsty, thanks so much for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time visit to this wonderful eating house and won't be the last as will eat here when ever we return. Service was friendly, professional and prompt. Food was delicious, particularly the lamb shanks. Great staff who help you feel wanted at the Ale House....More

Thank travlnsidebyside
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback, we are so pleased you had a great experience!

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Every time we go here the staff are fantastic, the food exceptional, and always served hot, a pleasure to eat there, we love the music and my husband loves the Guinness.

Thank Rosemary B
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review Rosemary, it's always such a boost for our team to receive feedback like this and we really appreciate you taking the time to post your comments

Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Empty when we went in. Both had pork fillet which was a little overdone. Vegetables were fine. Decor not great and areas not cleaned properly.More

Thank BobCv
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thanks for your review Bob. We apologise that your experience was underwhelming as this certainly isn't the standard we're aiming for. Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention and we hope you'll give us another go one day so we can improve your...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Been coming here for years, they are always excellent, staff are great, food is consistent and they have daily specials.

Thank CleoChristchurch
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback Cleo, we are so pleased you enjoy the Stonegrill!

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Been coming years for years. One of my favourite pubs in christchurch. Great service great food. Staff are always friendly. Daily specials. They know how to cook a good steak.

Thank Mogmann
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thanks very much for the feedback, always great to hear from a regular and we'll look forward to seeing you again next time!

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Good chicken breast dish and good craft beers and cocktails. Only fault is we were probably asked too many times if we wanted more drinks or food!

Thank Jenny L
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thanks for your feedback Jenny, we're so pleased you enjoyed your visit but apologise if the service was a bit much! We'll certainly pass this on to the front of house team

Reviewed 10 September 2017

I had made a booking at this establishment for 8pm , ...arrived their on time to be greeted by ...*we had your booking down for 6.30pm*.....Rather than the host saying their had been been a mix-up, she went on to try to blame me for...More

Thank skip672k
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We sincerely apologise that there was a mix up with your booking but are thrilled that you enjoyed the service and the food and will look forward to hopefully seeing you again one day

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I guess it was bad luck that day service and food was terrible and toilets let's say I wasn't hungry after that experience.They did apologise and refunded some of the cost but would never go back.More

Thank aquariannz
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thanks for your review, we are very sorry that you were disappointed with your experience but proud of our staff for acknowledging this and doing their best to make it up to you. We will certainly address the issues you've raised so that we can...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rotherham Street | Riccarton, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3346677
  • E-mail
Description
Fox & Ferret Riccarton is a modern gastro pub located beside Westfield Mall in the heart of Riccarton. The menu includes light lunches and snacks through to hearty pub fare including Stonegrill and a mouth-watering dessert menu. The pub also offers the finest ales, both imported and locally sourced.
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