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Lone Star

Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-352 6653
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (21 reviews)
“dixie chicken” (7 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Steakhouse, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here last night after being at the movies. I ordered the squid and my husband had the ribs (6). The squid was perfect, and my husband enjoyed his ribs. The ower was friendly and very hands on, he went around making sure everyone...More

Thank shelleyverheul
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten as a family many, many times before at Lone Star, so decided to grab a meal there as it's next the the movie theatre we were going to. It was disappointing that there wasn't a good seating choice (upstairs was closed) and we...More

Thank Gavin H
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gavin, thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I do hope these issues were addressed at the time you dined with our manager on duty. Our upstairs restaurant is only open upstairs in the evenings unless bookings require otherwise. We are...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Recommended by our B&B Host who is a friend of the Lone Star owner. The food is good! And I can recommend the Dixy Chicken! The owner joined us and we had a great conversations on places he visited throughout the world, as he is...More

Thank Robbert v
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Robbert! Our owner, James, loves to chat with our guests. We are stoked you enjoyed our famous Dixie Chicken. Have a wonderful stay in New Zealand

Reviewed 22 December 2017

You can always count on this restaurant : there are plenty of options for all kinds of taste, but I would personally recommend taking the steak menu

Thank Rik G
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and for choosing to dine with us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have dined at the northlands lonestar on many occasions, with family, friends or just us, even having our first date here 10years ago. My favourite has always been the Dixie chicken and you always leave feeling full with generous sized meals....More

Thank Mikaylaj7
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi there, I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your meal with us recently. Would you mind emailing me at katherinew@lonestar.co.nz with details of when you dined so we can look further into this? We work very hard to maintain our very high standards and...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Staff are really professional and switched on. Food is a good price and massive portions. I had the pork ribs and it was probably the best ribs I've ever had. Dessert was delicious as well. Great place!

Thank YasmineSchultenkamp
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for your review Yasmine! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us. I will pass your compliments onto our team. Thanks again!

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Great service and large meal sizes. The meat was very tender and was cooked to our taste. The quality of the meals were second to none, and the price was very reasonable. Would highly recommend!

Thank sqwiddles
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hi there, thank you for choosing to dine with us at Papanui and for your kind review. We are stoked to hear you enjoyed your meals and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 18 September 2017

What a delight to go to a very classy restaurant without having to be dressed up as we are on holidays. The staff were delightful and couldn't have been more obliging and helpful. The meals were 1st class, the drinks were quality and cold. The...More

2  Thank James S
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you Jim and Donna for choosing to dine with us while you were in Christchurch. We all are stoked to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. Come back and visit anytime! Thanks again from James, Kat and the Papanui team

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Ticks all the boxes; great food, friendly and proficient wait staff, music not too loud, great food options, generous portions, fair prices, good parking, all in a classy mall with an excellent Hoyt's theatre complex. This family-run restaurant is the epitome of how it should...More

Thank David T
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you for your review David! We are stoked to hear you enjoyed your evening with us and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

My husband, myself and 2 friends went here for lunch on a Sunday and I was disappointed that we were only offered the lunch menu, where at other Lone Stars you are offered both menus. There is not a great selection on the Lunch Menu...More

Thank Melissa M
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hello Melissa and thank you for your review. We apologise that you weren't happy with only being offered our lunch menu. We have a lunch menu in place as it is more affordable and time efficient for guests at lunch time, most don't want to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 6653
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