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Monteiths Bay 54

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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54 The Bay Hill, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 4367
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

absolutely nothing wrong with this place, wonderful service, epic meal, price very good, fantastic mood all with a great view across Caroline Bay.

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Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Katoomba, Australia
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236 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in on a busy night and were welcomed by bubbly friendly staff. Enjoyed the fish of the day- Gurnard and seafood chowder accompanied by a recommended Chardonnay and a beer Monteiths of course. The staff made our evening.

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Thank Narelle B
Whangarei, New Zealand
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, beer and ambiance. Really nice food choices for all courses. Great service fast enough without being rushed. Great outlook to top it all off.

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Thank Barry A
Oamaru
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very limited menu. Just wanted a light lunch but only the full dinner menu or cakes from the cabinet. We didn't eat there.

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Thank John M
Midlothian, Texas
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Grill Burger was the best burger we have ever had, it was off the hook. A huge double patty and an amazing flavor. If you come here to Timaru go get the grill burger at this restaurant. The service was a bit slow, they haas no idea what al lot of the drinks were on the bar side, but... More 

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Thank KMfromTX
Timaru, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another of my favourite restaurants to visit in Timaru, looking over the beautiful Caroline bay and always buzzing with excitement. The staff are always friendly, easily accessible by wheelchair and the meals are always delicious.

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Thank ayeme2017
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took Mum out for a birthday lunch and the food, service and atmosphere was great. The Seafood Chowder was fantastic. Definitely one of the better restaurants in Timaru

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Thank joelmolloy86
Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a really nice dinner here. Good position and parking, great atmosphere, menu, food and drinks. The service was good and they were really friendly people. Highly recommend!

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Thank Judy P
Timaru, New Zealand
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Greeted by a wee table with our names embossed on a welcome card (reservations) was a great distinctive start followed by great staff & perfect food. Atmosphere & beer to match.

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Thank fitton74
Timaru, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I always enjoy a meal at Monteiths, it's a good mix of a pub and restaurant. It's casual and I usually meet someone I know. I love the fire place but hate the TV always going lowers the tone a bit . Perhaps it could be a bit smaller and in one corner? Great views over Caroline Bay ,a good... More 

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Thank Jill K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?