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Railway Tavern Bar

$$ - $$$, ,
40 Douglas Road, Amberley, New Zealand
+64 3-314 8202
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (4 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
“burgers” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
40 Douglas Road, Amberley, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Came here yesterday for dinner, could not fault our meals at all, I had a steak, cooked to perfection, my friend had the mussels (which were to die for!) Very friendly staff and good value for money. Would definitely book a table for our next...More

Thank Sue9876
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Have to say this was another fabulous meal. I can't say enough about this place... Friendly staff and management, fantastic food and excellent service from our lovely waitress Krissy. I guess that's why we keep going back!

Thank LeahK64
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Lunch group with an order of starters that took some time and then came in two waves, we were ok about it as busy day, but the wait then for mains had us virtually last in the venue. However the food was good, arrived warm...More

Thank PauleLec
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Stopped on our way home from Hanmer where we had had 2 very dissapointing meals so decided to give the Railway Tavern a try.I ordered the Steak Sandwich and my friend the Roast didn't wait long and our meals arrived the portions were very generous...More

Thank nannieglennis
marc p, Owner at Railway Tavern Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

thank you for taking the time to review the railway.We are so pleased that you enjoyed ur dining experience and hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Have been here twice this year and have really enjoyed it both times. The highlight has to be the garlic bread which has generous amounts of garlic butter on it as well as a side ramekin of garlic butter. I had nachos with beans both...More

1  Thank Meegs_23
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

What a great find this place was. Delicious big portioned meals. I had salmon my husband had fish both were amazing and so tender, yummy dessert and our son enjoyed his kids meal. Fantastic meal for the price and service was great, such a friendly...More

Thank Safka F
marc p, Owner at Railway Tavern Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thank-You for your kind review we really appreciate it cheers Marc

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on a Saturday. Bar was busy as we walked through to the dining area. Friendly staff who offered to amend meals to vegetarian. we ordered a vege burger & chicken wrap. Both came with chips & were large in size....More

1  Thank nzsmith
marc p, Owner at Railway Tavern Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

thank you for taking the time to review The Railway Tavern.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Ended up here for dinner for a few nights and were not disappointed. Well cooked and presented traditional pub meals. One of the evening we showed up in a large extended family group 10mins before kitchen close and after a much shorter than expected delay,...More

Thank pdapico
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

What you see outside is a little bit what you also see inside. This is not a glitzy place by any means. In fact we almost didn't go in after looking st it from the car park for a few minutes. But previous TA comments...More

5  Thank MiguelitoyCat
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a regular restaurant for us and we always get great food. The meals are big and the options are numerous.

3  Thank Lindamg64
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Angela S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Douglas Road, Amberley, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Amberley
  • Phone Number: +64 3-314 8202
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