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Bay Hill Brewery Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
54 The Bay Hill, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 4367
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“venison pie” (4 reviews)
“whitebait” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Brew Pub, Grill, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54 The Bay Hill, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my mum and son. Very friendly service. We were made to feel very welcome. 10 year old had a youth meal which was a good size and nice for him not to have a kids meal. Fish was nice. over 90 bux for...More

Thank laurabH7914XK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after a big day at the bay with our one year old for an early tea at 5pm. We waiting nearly 3/4hr for our meals which were only off the bar/snack menu so nothing too difficult. When the food did arrive it...More

Thank nilesl2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, good service with a grand view over Caroline Bay. Staff are happy and a pleasure to deal with.

Thank Bevan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the full breakfast I had here and the older blonde waitress was an absolute pleasure!! Staff like her really make the difference in customer service roles. Hope she gets the appreciation she deserves! Will definitely be coming back

Thank nancyinaboat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good view, meal came out relatively quickly, fish was nice, short ribs a little tough but ok overall.

Thank MontserratBarcelona
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The bar is part of a chain but ranks more highly because of good food, good service and reasonable prices. I had some lovely whitebait,followed by Blue eyed cod and my wife had a nice Chowder. local wines were good and Beer was tasty (XPA)....More

Thank George C
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Came as a large group of friends, nice food & drinks but the stand out was the service. Extremely attentive, patient & friendly. Thanks ladies!

Thank James-Kacey
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Friendly, welcoming from the moment we arrived. We had a delightful waitress who was most attentive. We had the most wonderful mussels in coconut and lemon + three breads with dips to start with! What a brilliant start! Luckily we were not disappointed with our...More

Thank MObelf
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The dessert was delicious and the raspberry and lemonade was great. The garlic bread was nice and crunchy. Not much on the mains menu to choose from though which was disappointing.

Thank Killah C
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Saw reviews which were all good, headed to Bay Hill for dinner. Found a gem in Timaru, small menu but something for everyone. Decided on mussels in coconut and lemon juice, delicious, sauce was tangy and tasty. Waitress warned me it contained turmeric so could...More

Thank Shane E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
American, Brew Pub, Grill, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 The Bay Hill, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-688 4367
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