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$50 - $80
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European, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 January 2024

My wife and I walked to The Monday Room on a whim, since the restaurant we were actually trying to dine at was closed for the Christmas/New Year break. What luck, as we had the most amazing meal! After not being able to choose which...main we each wanted, we decided to go with the "Trust the Chef" option for two. We ended up with basically a selection of most of the items on the menu. One beef item, one pork, two vegetable plates, and a deep fried mushroom plate. All but the pork item were "amazingly tasty", while the pork item was very good! We topped it all off with two delicious desserts, my wife had blueberry mousse with licorice ice cream, while I had the semifreddo with smoked strawberries and manuka honey. My wife was suspicious of the licorice ice cream, but I told her "give it a go", and it was well worth the roll of the dice! Our waitress was excellent: knowledgeable and friendly.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 14 December 2023

Just brilliant. Delicious food, friendly and attentive staff. The cocktails were exceptional. We had a group of 9, and very much appreciated that they were able to accommodate us and fit us in this time of year with not much notice. The trust the chef...menu was brillant, super tasty and at a very reasonable price! We had a great selection of foods too. I can't express how much I appreciated the great service, which occured at every interaction. What a wee gem this place is. We will definitely be back!! You're now our restaurant of choice! Thanks so much team! :)More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 12 December 2023

The food was delicious, we had a large group, one vegan and the chefs choice was perfect and catered well for everyone. The staff were great, really great. Maybe because of the low ceiling in the front of store , I found the music too...loud, but we had a good time and the cocktails were superb.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023

We found this restaurant on the InFlight Magazine, (Air New Zealand) on a flight from Auckland to Christchurch. We discovered we could walk to the Monday Room from our hotel and did. What a great find. Everything was just what we were looking for. We...ordered "Trust the Chef" and it was marvelous, delicious and a treat. Don't hesitate to try it. The New Zealand wine and beer that accompanied the meal were wonderful. The staff took a personal interest in allergies, likes and dislikes, so the meal was prepared with the diners in mind.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 3 August 2023

Super cocktails and food. Sides are really good. My fave side was the winter greens. The chilli margarita was very good.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 27 May 2023

At this restaurant we had the worst service of any restaurant we have ever eaten at. We had the "Trust the Chef" menu and after the entree we waited over a hour before receiveling the mains . We complained and I believe we may have...received an apology of sorts but as it was so noisy it was hard to tell. When we left I tried to talk to a staff member about the issue but he became quite aggressive. I do not recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 17 May 2023

Outstanding restaurant with exceptional service. Ryan is an incredible host and the food and ambience were fantastic. Best place to eat in Christchurch!

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 29 March 2023

My family and I came to The Monday Room a few years ago for my birthday. Everything was great until a loud, drunk group was sat right next to us. My father asked them to keep it down but they carried on being very loud...so my father asked again. One man became quite aggressive and threatening and began insulting my father for what he was wearing, for being old and for not being a real man. This loud, drunk man turned out to be the owner the restaurant. The working staff were apologetic and after too long, moved the drunk group to a table with no one nearby. This was too little too late though. We used to go to The Monday Room often but we will never go againMore

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 12 February 2023

Paid good money for the chef choice. We had one Vegan in a table to 7 people and the only meat we got was around two bits of chicken. We stopped at Maccas on the way home! Nice environment and friendly staff though

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 20 January 2023 via mobile

I simply lovely meal out , great service and prompt delivery of drinks and meals . We shared the starter of fish and chip croquettes, yummy yum then we also shared the venison rack , that was just superb, highly recommended, with a side of...duck fat potatoes, finished with expresso martini and white chic mousse. Overall a good experience and although not cheap we felt it was good value for money, we would certainly go back .More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 5 November 2022 via mobile

Disappointed for two reasons. Firstly food selections for large group not ideal. Lots of fish and very rare meat. Lots didn’t get eaten. If you go for dinner I suggest you order off the menu. Secondly the lady that served us was particularly rude. Not...a good look and sad to seeMore

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 9 October 2022 via mobile

We have been going to TMR for quite some time with always great food - a great fine dining Trust The Chef experience. This time the Trust The Chef Option was pretty average tbh. The food was tasty but the main Chicken Schnitzel option with...very limited sides was not what neither of us expected from our several past experiences. In the past it was awesome but not now. Paid parking close by. Excellent service.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 6 September 2022 via mobile

Birthday dinner time and it was all really good. We shared the beef tartare and Szechuan lamb rib entrees and then had the monkfish and pork belly for mains. Everything was delicious. The ginger jelly with the pork was a wonderful accompaniment. The drinks menu...was also impressive. We finished by sharing a very generously portioned tiramisu. Our waitress was very attentive and helpful throughout too. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 19 July 2022 via mobile

Everything perfect. From the attentive service to the perfectly balanced dishes and drinks. Nothing over sophisticated but overall an amazing display of passion and professionalism. Recommend!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 May 2022

First time here since they moved from Moorhouse Ave, what an awesome place. the staff were fantastic, very attentive. Wait times between courses were spot on, great selection of Wines. We chose the trust the chef option and were not disappointed outstanding meals, definitely coming...back soon.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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The Monday Room is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4