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Fusion Restaurant Cafe & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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64 The Bay Hill | Timaru Central, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 8550
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The majority of reviews on this restaurant are NOT wrong. Top dining experience if you are in Timaru for dinner or passing through for lunch. My wife and I have done both on our holidays from the UK. It's not pub grub, nor fine dining as there's enough to eat, but really interesting, different and delicious food. The service was... More 

Thank Chris G R
Timaru, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food beautiful , a bit more expensive but worth it for a special occasion. I do remember that vegetables or salad was extra this always annoys me. But at least with this place you go away feeling you have had a special meal you couldn't have made at home.

Thank Jill K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this little restaurant by accident. Ordered fish and chips, no ordinary meal beautifully cooked pan fried cod with sautéed fries and lovely fresh salad. We really recommend this dish one of the best we'd had whilst traveling in New Zealand.

Thank alig99
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great spot on the hill. Menu tasty and we shared a selection of entres with a nice glass of rose. The watermelon salad and prawns were delicious. Staff were attentive and happy. Great value.

Thank lynda m
Merimbula, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was very good.Good quality for the money you pay. Especialy the dessert. The combination with pineapple and coconut. Excelent.

Thank Pedro V
Christchurch, New Zealand
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have had numerous meals here and never been disappointed. Had pork belly for starter really nice with pineapple salad which was light and tasty four bite type pieces so can share. All our meals we thoroughly enjoyed. Garlic bread nice with loads of cheese on top. Unfortunately top full for dessert but saw others who had just come in for... More 

Thank CMB783
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Several Dinner engagements with nice atmosphere and pleasant waitress's. Food a little slow but very busy at time but was excellent when arrived. Good variety and well presented. One of the better ones in town.

Thank DonMcfarlane
Christchurch, New Zealand
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232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Came here for lunch while checking our the Caroline Bay Festival when travelling down south - quite busy and we were glad that it was open so the 15% surcharge was not a factor. Food was excellent and everyone enjoyed their meal - staff very friendly and efficient - very glad we chose to dine here again.

Thank Sebcat14
Melbourne, Australia
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202 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

... in a nicely furbished restaurant: We have nothing to complain about. The service was attentive, the food was nicely arranged and of really good quality. A special hint: The filo and the soup of the day were just gorgegous. As well the freshly brewed coffees. Just in the neighbourhood you find a wonderful Art Deco house.

Kaiapoi, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

After several visits toilets. Immaculate and the food is excellent suggest anybody who needs toilet stops and lovely food. We never bypass this excellent food restaurant as we drive. Timaru

Thank 0707lucy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 The Bay Hill | Timaru Central, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-688 8550
We are a casual dining restaurant producing seasonal menus of New Zealand produce with international flavours.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?