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Jaba Grill and Bar is an upmarket steakhouse located in Christchurch CBD. Our focus is on fresh New Zealand produce sourcing from local suppliers and farmers markets as well as serving fine New Zealand wine and beer. Our main love however is serving the best Canterbury beef steaks and ribs in town. Cooked in our unique and state of the art Kopa charcoal grill for an authentic charcoal flavour.
PRICE RANGE
US$12 - US$31
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Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Steakhouse, European, New Zealand
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wine and Beer, Gift Cards Available
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All reviews steak ribs bone marrow parsnip crisps chocolate brownie salmon kumara chips beans parsnips bread fries cooked to perfection fell off the bone amazing food and service highly recommend this restaurant cold night visit christchurch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

10 of us went for dinner as we are steak lovers. Google said #1 steak house man its true. The bone marrow was the ultimate Steaks are cooked to perfection and charcoal flavor was top of the hit. Overall awesome experience. Will definitely be back....Thank you guys.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Real Good Steak. Friendly staff. Shout out to Cyrus The Chef. I Ate medium rare steak and its nice.. . The fat was real Good.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As being someone that loves steak, I was very much pleased as the steak was so delicious and cooked perfectly the way I like it. The staff and waitresses were all very friendly and gave good insight as to what’s the best things to get...from the menu.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the Angus Fillet for dinner and it was fantastic and had so much flavour! All my friends enjoyed their meals and lovely service for front of house. Would definitely be coming here again.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here as it claimed to be the number 1 steakhouse in ChristChurch . I had a Really tough chewy undercooked expensive steak and was served warm beer . Probably the match that no diner wants . Not a good experience

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us dined here on a Thursday evening and all of us found the service and food very good The entrees and mains were all very delicious with everything cooked very well I did not give 5 stars as some of our entrees were...not as ordered but were sorted out for us without a fuss If you like a good steak this is the right place to go RecommendMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 27 October 2021 via mobile

The food was amazing! Missing 1 star because it took a while to get our orders, though it wasn't busy at all. But overall perfect!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 25 October 2021 via mobile

We came here for dinner the other night and left very underwhelmed. Although the service was great the food we got was seriously overpriced for the quality and quantity. We decided to share some small plates, and they were definitely small, for $18 per plate...you’d want enough to at least fill a toddler. The drinks came out super quick which was awesome and tasted deliciousMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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JabaGrillandBar, Owner at Jaba Grill and Bar, City, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2021

Hi there, we always appreciate feedback however we do think you've posted this review on the wrong Jaba page as this is our city restaurant page with a different menu, no small plates at $18 here. If you can remove and repost in the Jaba...More

Reviewed 18 October 2021

Thank you Annabelle for an amazing Service!! You definitely handled everything so we'll all by yourself!! We'll done ✅ The food was amazing 😋 thank you Chef for the beautiful steak and Carpaccio. I can agree with my partner that it's one of the best...in Christchurch.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 20 September 2021

A very nice lunch of chicken skewers, and lamb skewers and side of calamari and fries. And excellent value, too. Wait staff Annabelle was attentive and friendly and made sure we were well looked after. Toilet facility was clean. Would highly recommend Jaba. Well done,...team.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Jaba Grill and Bar, City is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5