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4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch 8146, New Zealand
+64 3-355 3720
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch 8146, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 September 2014

Nice place on cool night. Lovely waitress (American) and bar staff. Great wine list although quite expensive but some lovely different choices which are worth paying for. Restaurant fully booked so we ordered from the snack menu with platters etc. Korean chicken odd supposed to...More

Thank kelly3770
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Have been here a few times and have ordered the kiwi platter, have they changed the menu? The platters we've had before had much more variety and great combination of flavours, the lastest one had ham, beef and a very flavourless prawn cocktail, there wasn't...More

Thank Ali S
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2014

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We appreciate all feedback, good or bad as it helps us to ensure that our standards are either being met or not. We are currently looking at our menu changes and will take your comments on board....More

Reviewed 6 August 2014

Went here several times to watch the RUGBY (either Crusaders or All Blacks) but it was either too noisy, too many people NOT interested in the rugby or the TV was off. Even once the place was closed for a Private Function. The prices were...More

Reviewed 24 July 2014

I lunch here regularly with family and #4 is also my "go to place" for lunch when entertaining business associates from out of town. I find the food and service is consistent but feel the meals have taken a further step up the last few...More

1  Thank GrantLarissa
Reviewed 12 July 2014

This was my second visit; I decided to give it a second chance. Unfortunately, I had the Same experience as during my first visit - tough steak with gristly bits. I ordered a ribeye steak. medium/rare both times. The steak I was served did not...More

Thank jacobs60nz
Shaun H, Manager at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2014

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feedback, good or bad as it helps us to ensure that our standards are either being met or not. It is very concerning that this has happened to you - twice now. We do use a very...More

Reviewed 5 June 2014

After a hellishly late flight out of Brisbane, we landed in freezing, wintery, raining, blowing Christchurch. It was so cold and miserable we needed somewhere to thaw out and to find something good and healthy to eat. We found ourselves here. We had missed the...More

Thank Marianne M
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Ate here last Sunday with family and a visitor from overseas. The restaurant is well set out and you can easily have a conversation at your own table and not hear your neighbours. Staff were attentive. My daughters meal was ready first but it got...More

Thank Karin C
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Traveling round the south island on holiday and spending a couple of nights in Christchurch we were recommended ''no 4''.... As i'm a chef now living in uk i was excited to try no 4 out,what an anticlimax.... The bar itself is very nice &...More

Thank cookiedave
Reviewed 14 March 2014

wonderful night very relaxed and great choice of food and wonderful wine list. Would go back as staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Recently had dinner here and really enjoyed a perfect steak. The chicken wings were seriously hot but nothing a cold Monteiths couldn't handle. Great service and will be back.

Thank Cruiselings
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch 8146, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 3720
  • E-mail
No.4 Bar & Restaurant is a premium establishment in the heart of Merivale, Christchurch. This friendly neighbourhood gastropub boasts a lively atmosphere throughout the week and into the weekend. We offer great indoor/outdoor areas for catching up with friends and family, or groups will enjoy one of our many function areas. A fantastic venue for both summer and winter, you can relax in a candlelit corner of the restaurant, pull up the couch in the snug library or celebrate with friends in one of our outdoor heated courtyards. And when you’re comfortable, make sure you check out the menu. Renowned for its generous and varied platters, No.4 has also gained a reputation for exceedingly good dining. For unassuming, friendly service in a welcoming neighbourhood environment, drop into No4 – exceptionally good beer, food and great stories.
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