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St Germain

255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 7008
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (22 reviews)
“duck” (38 reviews)
Closed
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 372 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

A range of authentic French dishes make up a sensible menu; add an interesting wine list and you have an obvious destination when in Christchurch for lovers of this cuisine. Attentive staff a further plus. We did think that the decor was a little minimal...More

Thank AllanJGJ
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Bonjour AllanJGJ, Thank you very much for reviewing St Germain and we look forward to seeing you again when you'll come down to Christchurch. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful meal at St Germaine. Beautiful French onion soup, duck a l’orange and crepe Suzette. Service was excellent. Good wine list of French wines. Decor and atmosphere is very pleasant - French themed as one might expect. Prices were reasonable given the quality....More

1  Thank Richard56578588
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Bonjour Richard56578588, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain and we are glad that you've enjoyed it. I might have to think to put my price up then.... Look forward to seeing you again Merci Frederic

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about our dining experience here was absolutely gorgeous. The food, the atmosphere and the service. We'd given up thinking restaurants like this existed in Christchurch! Couldn't fault a thing and so far as we're concerned - we truly felt like we were back in...More

Thank julesw100
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Bonjour JulesW100, Thank you very much for your review and we are delighted to see that you've enjoyed your evening with us. Look forward to seeing you again. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delightful dinner Saturday evening. We shared an onion soup which had excellent flavor. For our main course, we had the steak in the egg/salt crust and the cassoulet. (Being boorish Americans, we share our meals in order to have a wider tasting experience.)...More

Thank Grandmajoan
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon Grandmajoan, Thank you very much for your comments and we are so happy that you've enjoyed your evening with us. Thank you again and look forward to seeing you next year same time. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Upon reading other reviews I guess it’s all been said. None the less I will try. Dropped off by taxi, in the area of the “food court” where one could see the St Germain on the first floor in adjoining building. Actually getting into it...More

Thank Ian-R-Bray-JP
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonsoir , Thank you so much for taking the time to review St Germain. We are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening with us. Look forward to seeing you again Merci Frederic

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place for lunch and with a north facing outdoor area its perfect on a sunny winter day. Our food was delicious and great value, three courses for $36. We will be back.

Thank Maree R
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonsoir Maree R, Thank you very much for your review and we look forward to seeing you again. Merci Frederid

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love St Germain! It's just always so elegant and the food is sublime. It's such a contrast to many other expensive establishments offerjng shortcut food with less than quality produce. St Germain has great style and integrity so I was really excited to have...More

Thank milliesmum2016
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonsoir, Thank you very much for your review and we are delighted that you've enjoyed you lunch with you . You were very lucky i believe to be able to have lunch outside in the middle of july. Look forward to seeing you again. Merci...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

It was a pleasure to dine here where the food and service were impeccable. The decor was basic but the ambience and acoustics were great for eating and conversation. Very week priced for a top restaurant

Thank kruuza
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonsoir Kruuza, Thank you very much for your comments, I might think about increase the price now. Look forward to seeing you again. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We had the 5 course meal and matching wine. I was driving so we shared a glass of wi e with each course. Beautiful French food. The waiter was extremely friendly and knowledgable. Decor in the restaurant is ok but could be more French style....More

Thank adventureguyNZ
Reviewed 3 July 2018

A very pleasant evening out. The wait staff were French and friendly. We both had the escargot entree and Duck a l'Orange. For dessert we had the Autour de la noisette, and Crêpes Suzette. All the food was very nicely cooked and presented. Pacing of...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 7008
  • E-mail
Description
St Germain was opened in September 2008 by French brothers Frederic and Vincent. Born and raised in Brittany, the brothers aim to provide you a real French dining experience using local products in an elegant and cosy atmosphere. St Germain's diversity makes it the perfect place to enjoy food and wine, whether you would like to share a fabulous meal with friends, for a romantic dinner, or when dining with a larger group. We can cater for all.
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