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Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon

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$$ - $$$
New Zealand, International
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100 Waimea Street | Croydon, Gore 9740, New Zealand
+64 3-208 9029
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Wide variety of dishes available to choose. Large seafood variety which suited our needs. Staff are attentive and friendly. Dishes are affordable and very large. Well worth the money you will be rolling out of the restaurant in a food coma

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Thank Jojotnz
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this review

HAHA, Thanks for your support. We aim to please :) All the best Matt & Team More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

What a great meal, my partner had the steak and I had the fish. Both meals were very tasty. We sat in a booth and it was nice and private like we were the only ones there. People started coming in for there meals and the atmosphere was still perfect.

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Thank Debbie M
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this review

Hi Debbie M, I am so pleased your dinner date was so enjoyable. See you next time All the best Matt & the team More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I was away on business with my line manager and we were invited by family members for dinner. The menu was super and I had no issues ordering a gluten free roast chicken with vegetables. It was perfectly cooked. The staff were lovely and I would love to revisit.

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Thank Sherralynne
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this review

Hi Sherralynne, Thanks for taking the time to review us, I will pass your comment onto the staff. We hope you do revisit as our menu is about to change so look out. all the best Matt & Team More 

Mandeville
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This ideal place for lunch or dinner with friends, when having a conversation with each other is important. Food was good value for money and good service. Staff were helpful and the service time was good.

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Thank Maeva S
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this review

Dear Maeva S, I am glad you had a nice time with your friends, we always aim to please. See you next time Regards Mathew Brettell General Manager More 

Gore, New Zealand
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is not in the town but worth the couple of minutes to find, it is quiet and elegant without being too intimidating

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Thank mauricejean
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this review

Thanks mauricejean, We really appreciate you taking the time to give us a positive mention. We look forward to you coming back for more. Regards Mathew Brettell General Manager More 

Gore, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We came for a meal for the Fire Brigades Gold Star Annual Dinner on 13 8.16. There were over 200 people present, and the standard of the meal was excellent, the surroundings perfect and the staff very courteous. Didn't hear any bad comments and it was a perfect evening.

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Thank StellBell
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this review

Hi StellBell, Thanks for the great feedback, I have a lot of respect for the fire brigades throughout NZ so the least we can do is ensure you have a good night. all the best Mathew Brettell General Manager More 

South Island, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We had a family dinner recently. It took 50 minutes to have our garlic bread and one other entree arrive. Prior to it arriving we asked after 30 minutes if it would be long and were told the kitchen was 'backed up' (not a huge amount of guests in the restaurant). Then when our entrees were served, we were asked... More 

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Thank rjpejb
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this review

Dear rjpejb, I am sorry to hear that your experience was slow and the meal average, it is never our intention for any of our guests to leave disappointed, I will ensure that both the kitchen and the restaurant staff are aware of your comments as I am a great believer in learning from your mistakes. I do hope you... More 

Gore, New Zealand
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

With another couple we were very happy with the evening...wonderfully warm decor and friendly service. The staff served generous helpings of good local food. Although the restaurant was busy , we were impressed with the privacy and enjoyed a relaxing evening.

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1 Thank joybells2014
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this review

Dear Joybells2014, We really appreciate the nice feedback, I will pass your comments onto the team. All the best Mathew Brettell General Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We visited the Blazing Copper restaurant with my mother and my 99 year old Nana and the service was excellent. We were there on a public holiday (Good Friday) so it wasn't too busy at lunchtime but everyone seemed very happy. Missy was our waitress and she was fantastically attentive and professional, helping with all the requests we had. I... More 

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1 Thank Chris K
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this review

Dear chrisdknight, Thanks for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. I will pass on your comments to the Chef and also to Missy the supervisor. Our gardener really takes pride in her work so again thank you for recognising this. All the best and we hope to see you again Mathew & The Team More 

Gore, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

A group of us dined for a work dinner. The decor of the Restaurant was very impressive. We had breads and dips and the mushroom bruschetta to share for the table for entree. The bruschetta was very tasty though not ideal to share. Breads and dips were as expected. For main I ordered the ribeye which was not all together... More 

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Thank LeighB09
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this review

Dear LeighBO9, Thank you for feedback of the food, I will pass on your comments to the chef. The Fig & Gingernut ice cream terrine is Yummy!!! Kind Regards Mathew Brettell General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Cuisine
New Zealand, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Waimea Street | Croydon, Gore 9740, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Gore
  • Phone Number: +64 3-208 9029
Description
A Vibrant Restaurant, newly renovated with an intimate feel, great outdoor dining in the summer and a warm and friendly winter place with our "Blazing Copper" fire place. Award winning dishes with a focus on great service.

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