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Fox & Ferret Public Ale House

) #271 of 771 Restaurants in Christchurch $$ - $$$ , ,
20 Marshland Rd | Shirley, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-385 9955
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (6 reviews)
“mussels” (2 reviews)
“stone grill” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 Marshland Rd | Shirley, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with my husband and it was yum, service was great, staff very friendly. Atmosphere was really cool.

Thank Toni D
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awesome to hear, thanks for the review Toni

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Today a group of 7 had lunch at The Fox and Ferret at The Palms Christchurch. All meals looked delicious and overall good value. We were in the side room which can be booked for private functions. A cosy room and not noisy even though...More

Thank vive131
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback, we're so glad you had a great experience!

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Went in for lunch & ended up spending the afternoon in there. The place had a great atmosphere filtered through by the brilliant staff....working there was an old northern Irish guy entertained us showing us his little muscles but all the staff in general were...More

Thank 158darrenf
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thanks for your review, we're so glad you had an awesome time and really appreciate you taking the time to post your feedback

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Went with a small group who had all been before. The menu had good choices for all dietry needs. The meals were a generous size and good value for money. Beer batter fish and chips was cooked very well and served with a salad. The...More

Thank OllyGirlCanterbury
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thanks very much for your review, we are pleased to hear you had a great time!

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This place was rocking Friday nite. Ordered steak and sides, Guinness and speights ale. Server was good but didn't tell us about specials. Fairly priced, steak was OK, more medium then the medium rare we ordered, a little tough

Thank michaelbkolsky
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thanks very much for your feedback, great to hear you had an awesome night!

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The platter is a must try. Super fulling. Great price. My partner who is a huge eater and I and my cousin shared a platter and we were so full. We had already ordered our mains which we ended up taking home. Great food, highly...More

Thank 625jaydenp
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Thanks for the feedback, we're so pleased you enjoyed the platter and will look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed a few drinks and a lunch well worth writing about. I had the pasta meal that was full of flavour a rich creamy sauce with plenty of bacon and chicken. There was no skimping here! My partner had the Cajun...More

Thank Pete v
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

Thanks so much for your review, Pete, exactly the kind of feedback we love to hear and we're so pleased that you had a great experience!

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Didn't get up in the early hours to watch so went to the Fox and Ferret later in the morning to see the game on the big screen while enjoying what has to be up there with the best pint of Guinness available in Christchurch....More

Thank bodster49
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thanks for your review, we're thrilled that you had such a great morning at The Fox!

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Not very impressed.we have visited twice in three weeks and have had poor service and food both times. First visit mid afternoon on a Sunday.ordered stone grill and was told they had run out and you could only get stone grill if you run and...More

Thank Bruce V
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Hi Bruce, Please accept our apologies that you had a poor experience as this certainly isn't the kind of feedback we aim to provide. We will certainly address this with the front of house team and would love to welcome you back again so that...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

I had gourmet bacon sandwich very tasty plenty of bacon and well presented, other family members had fish and chips very good value for money.

Thank Marie Therese H
Frenzigroup, General Manager at Fox & Ferret Public Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Great to heat, thanks for your feedback!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Marshland Rd | Shirley, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-385 9955
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Description
Occupying a sun drenched spot at The Palms Mall in Shirley, the Fox & Ferret is a modern gastro pub offering a wide selection of mouth watering light & main meals to suit all tastes, including the world famous Stonegrill menu and legendary sharing platters. We pride ourselves on offering some of the finest local and imported ales and head down on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday night for live music and entertainment.
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