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Little River Hotel - Restaurant

$$ - $$$, ,
4099 Christchurch Akaroa Road | Banks Peninsula, Little River 7591, New Zealand
+64 3-325 1007
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribeye steak” (2 reviews)
“country pub” (2 reviews)
“kiwi” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, New Zealand, Pub
$$ - $$$
4099 Christchurch Akaroa Road | Banks Peninsula, Little River 7591, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was really good. It is your typical rural kiwi pub. I thought it was a bit dirty, (tables a bit sticky) but the food was great (I had the salmon) and staff friendly and catered to my fussy needs. I would definitely...More

Thank Lucykiwi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in with a group of classic car owners for a drink and a meal. Service was fast and the meal was tasty. Exactly what you would expect from a country pub.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Warm welcome, great fòod,relaxing atomosphere. What more could a bloke ask for on a one night staycation ? Thank you so much. Greg Booth

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great little country pub that revolves around the bar. An open fire, pool table, dart board and big screen TV complete the picture. Tables for dinner and outdoor seating if the weather is good. The menu stars with bar snacks from $5.00 and goes up...More

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We have been before, but with mates, this time lets try a midweek day and just the 2 of us, now I don't do soups very often but the Mushroom and Blue Cheese soup was excelent, great cup of T and service was great

Thank jandbatkins
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Love stopping here for some food with the family not to far out of christchurch just to head out for dinner or lunch 🍴also the best place to stop for a beer 🍻 and food when out on the motorbike

Thank bobb2015
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Lisa the chef is a gorgeous friendly woman who cooks incredible food. We were a bit late arriving and she was very accommodating. The phone coverage was a bit patchy where I was staying so she texted her reply to my call letting her know...More

Thank fairlie100
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We live in Akaroa so always stop in Little River. First of all the photo shown at the top is the Little River Cafe and Gallery not the Little River Hotel. If I was reviewing the Cafe then I would award them 5 stars for...More

Thank Sonya W
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great coffee and what a selection of home made cakes! Train buildings to look around for a bit of added interest.

Thank SueWoodlands
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I'll be honest, I'm biased because I live in Little River but since the new owners 'Lauren and Willie' have taken over its like an absolute breath of fresh air and the pub has finally become a "locals place" . So as a traveller you...More

1  Thank Mayor_of_littleriver
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Dorothy S
15 January 2017|
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Response from Willy R | Property representative |
“Not sure if you already have received doesn't seem to be showing up Thanks for your question, yes we will be open the kitchen closes between 8 - 9 Look forward to seeing you on your arrival, enjoy your stay at the silo... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Bar, New Zealand, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4099 Christchurch Akaroa Road | Banks Peninsula, Little River 7591, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Little River
  • Phone Number: +64 3-325 1007
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