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Fox & Ferret Riccarton

Rotherham Street | Riccarton, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3346677
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  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
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Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
Rotherham Street | Riccarton, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a pleasant time. The service was great, very attentive! We went on steak night and got the steak special... Steak wasn't great (I don't think they let the steak warm to temperature before cooking) as it was uneven in its cooking making parts...More

Thank hjsgems
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Repeat visitor and usually have their amazing platter but alas they have had a menu change and the platter this time was not as good. Nothing wrong with it but just not as good as before so next visit I'll just have to branch out....More

Thank Wendy M
FoxHosp, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hi Wendy, Thanks for giving us a review and I'm sorry to hear that your favourite platter is off the menu! We change it up every summer and winter so hopefully it comes back around, otherwise plenty of other delicious things you might have to...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

The Fox & Ferret Riccarton was amazing, we were welcomed with smiles & great service , we asked for somewhere which was a little quiet for talking & were taken up stars & couldnt have been better . The food was lovely, we had a...More

Thank noelmclean
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We have a daughter that lives in Christchurch, every time we visit, at least 3 times her our last meal before flying back to Sydney is always lunch at the Fox and ferret, the food is plentiful with very quick service, and the staff are...More

Thank dholt116
FoxHosp, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hi dholt116, Thanks so much for the review we really appreciate it. I'm glad to hear we are a regular stop on your visits to Christchurch and we will look forward to welcoming you back in again soon! Cheers, The Fox Team

Reviewed 18 July 2018

The venue has a nice ambience and we were greeted with welcoming smiles. My food however was poor, less than average. I had venison and was really looking forward to my last kiwi meal but it was as tough as shoe leather. I ordered it...More

Thank Vonny-Russ2001
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We often go to the Fox and Ferret after shopping at the mall, the staff are very friendly. I’m geberally gluten free and the waitress who served us made sure that my needs were met. Hubby Really enjoyed the steak!!

Thank Jac1313
FoxHosp, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Hi Jac1313, Thanks for the review we really appreciate it and I'm glad to hear you both enjoyed coming in! Hope to see you in again soon, The Fox Team

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Great service from our initial waitress. She gave us every confidence the meal would be good and we would be looked after during our meal. We were. And we all enjoyed our meals and time there. 2year old even enjoyed a dance to the soundtrack...More

Thank tradefish203
FoxHosp, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi Tradefish203, Thanks for the lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your birthday meal with us and hope to see you again soon! Cheers, The Fox Team

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Christchurch & rang to make reservation for my birthday dinner that night. Recording asked me to leave message. From 4.45pm - 5.45pm I rang 3 times & still phone unanswered, & nobody had rung me back. We drove by about 6pm & there...More

Thank Michelle B
FoxHosp, Front Office Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Dear Michelle, Firstly let us say how sorry we are that you had a poor experience with us, we pride ourselves on our service & atmosphere so have missed the mark on all is disappointing for us also. Your special occasion night was clearly unacceptable...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

It was my first time experience to have stone grilled meal and I would say it didn't let me down. I loved the sides and the meal. It was a lovely experience for me. I really enjoyed it. Would visit soon.

1  Thank SushMush
FoxHosp, Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Hi SushMush, Cheers for the great review! Our Stonegrill meals are one of our favourites so glad to hear you enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing you again soon, The Fox Team

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Busy, heaving with locals, loud sports bar atmosphere,yeah it was great.Stonegrill steaks arrived quicker than expected and we set to work. I love the daily specials, it was happy hour on Friday. Happy to return. Make sure to book a table!

Thank dougcoAuckland
FoxHosp, Manager at Fox & Ferret Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Hi Doug, Thanks for a great review! I'm glad you enjoyed yourself and we hope to see you back in again soon. Cheers, The Fox Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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