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No.4 Restaurant

) #88 of 787 Restaurants in Christchurch $$ - $$$ , European,
4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-355 3720
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“whitebait” (4 reviews)
“sliders” (4 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
All hours
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time back to No4, what a lovely experience...and what a wonderful lunch we had the oysters which were perfect and the service very attentive for such a busy restaurant . Will definitely be returning soon.More

Thank Jennifer W
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jennifer Thanks for a great review. Glad you enjoyed your lunch and yes the Bluff oysters are fantastic, its just a shame we've only got a couple of weeks left of the season. Best to return soon to get some more. See you again...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We found this place completely by mistake after booking into the Top10 Holiday Park, and we were pleased we did. We toured NZ for a couple of weeks and in terms of pubs/bars offering food and drink, this was probably the best we found. Pretty...More

Thank mark w
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mark W Thanks for an awesome review. We're glad you found us, even by mistake. Will pass onto the team (especially Gillian) your fantastic comments as it means a lot to get a rave review like this and shows that the work the team...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Would be a good place to be on a warm afternoon/evening cosy outdoor seating. And platters are great. Great for nibbles and drinks with friendsMore

Thank campbell b
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Campbell b, Great to read your review on your visit to No.4! The outside areas are great in the summer months and really come alive, especially with some live music and few drinks with friends. Glad you enjoyed the Platters, we do think they...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

From what i heard i thought this place would be great. I doesn't take much to make me happy. But when you pay good money for average service and food, its not great. Tacos were flavourless and sliders were served on cruncy old bread. Very...More

Thank funandhonesy
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Funandhonesy, Thank you for reviewing us, I appreciate the time to give us your feedback on your visit. I'm very disappointed to read about your experience, we pride ourselves on excellent service and food. We change things up on our menu regularly and I...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This place is a local and it is convenient to head to regularly. The drinks selection is quite good and staff attentive. Unfortunately there are two things fundamentally wrong with No.4, firstly the food is very average and really overpriced. Secondly, you are always forced...More

Thank MillyNZ
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Hi MillyNZ Thanks for taking the time to review us. Especially when it highlights our awesome staff. Any chance you could let us know what dishes you found average. We have a very large extensive menu that usually has something on there to cater for...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Was down in Christchurch for work and it was arranged to meet a customer at No. 4 Restaurant. What a fabulous place to meet for a relaxed lunch. Decor was great both inside and out. The menu was extensive with great choices available. Our maitre'd...More

Thank Levinite70
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Hi Levinite70 Thanks for taking the time to give us a fantastic review. Will definitely pass this onto the team. We endeavour to make sure the menu has a great range of dishes and it sound like you tried a few. I must say the...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

My booking was for a couple of tables outside for a "get together" with the parents at St Patricks school. To my surprise we were allocated a lovely space outside, private, cozy and away from everyone else. Therese, the lovely girl in charge, was so...More

1  Thank Cassandra F
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hi Cassandra F Appreciate the fantastic review. Always good to here we are achieving high standards and that the team are exceeding the guest expectations. Will pass your kind comments onto the team. See you again soon. Regards S

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I have been going to this bar for a long time, they have great staff , Katie remembers everyone's name and loyalty number. She's great.

Thank chimbuwarrior
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I have been here on several trips to Christchurch. The food is outstanding, good choice and generous sized meals. Caters well for gluten free and nothing is too much trouble. Service also excellent.

Thank Judith V
Shaun H, Manager at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hello Judith, Very kind of you to give us such a nice review, we have recently launched our Autumn menu so very pleased to read your comments. Hope to have you with again soon!

Reviewed 9 April 2017

I recently had lunch here with friends and was very happy with my gluten free meal and the friendly and very helpful staff.I have been here quite a few times in the past and not ever been disappointed,it is such a great place to dine...More

Thank annette r
Shaun H, Manager at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hello Annette, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on us, great to hear you have joined us a number of times, we always aim to deliver excellent service, food and drinks consistently and hope to see you back with us soon....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 3720
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