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US$11 - US$28
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European, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was fast, delicious and very good priced! Would return again! Of course have the fiddlesticks! Our server was Cory was friendly and great!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Keith A, General Manager at Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello sashadog24, Thank you for finding the time to write this lovely review! We are glad to hear how you rate our food and that the service you received was friendly, this is something we are always striving for here at Fiddlesticks! We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Generally the food was reasonably good although I’ve definitely had better eye fillets elsewhere and others felt food standard was not as good as previous visits However the service bordered on rude with the waitress solely focused on getting us through our meals as fast...as possible so as to seat the next booking Failed to explain the menu to start due to her impatience so did not provide a great experience Two wine choices selected were out of stock so another disappointment Won’t be rushing backMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Keith A, General Manager at Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good afternoon Vacation511617, Thank you for finding the time to write us your review. I'm sorry to hear you felt the standard was not the same from your previous visits, I have passed this feedback onto our kitchen team. I am also sorry to hear...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined for my partner's birthday on a weeknight and found our experience quite disappointing. We were seated out on the verandah behind the door which meant constant door opening and closing. Asked the waiter if we could move but got no response. I had the...tempura fish which was not good - soggy batter and not at all tempura. My partner had the turbot which he enjoyed immensely. 2nd waiter who served us was very good and a lot more engaged than the first one. Creme brulee also a disappointment - topping tasted burnt. Overall not a great dining experience - maybe we just got a waiter on his off night and the kitchen on a bad night but as there are so many restaurants in Christchurch now, we would have to think twice before returing.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Keith A, General Manager at Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Aotearoanz, Thank you for finding the time to write this review. I'm sorry to hear you left disappointed, it is unfortunate that you didn't get a response for wanting to move, we are usually very flexible in doing this. I'm also sorry to hear...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

WOW, tonight exceeded all of our expectations. We had a group of 14 for our mums 80th. I organised this online because I live in the north island. Communication was prompt and easy. The service was incredible, thanks to the lovely Tuesday, she’s an asset...to the restaurant. The food was amazing would highly recommend this establishment to anyone. Thanks Fiddlesticks 🙏❤️More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Keith A, General Manager at Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Miniqueballinger, Thank you for finding the time to write such an amazing review for Fiddlesticks! We are delighted to hear you found are communication prompt and that your group enjoyed our food so much! Tuesday is also very excited to hear how much you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely lunchtime experience. Waitress was excellent in asking for choices of when to bring dishes and checking to see if all was okay. Two of us had kumara soup which was superb; two of us had the turbot special and we agreed that it was...the best meal we could remember eating. Another one had a steak which she said was cooked to perfection.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Keith A, General Manager at Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello judy1252, Thank you for writing this amazing review for Fiddlesticks! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed our food and service. The Turbot is a special that changes daily so the chefs will be very glad you enjoyed that day's creation! We look...More

Reviewed 6 May 2021 via mobile

This would have a 5 but for the tempura fish which was nowt but a soggy fish ‘n chips! My wife’s turbot was brilliant. The Mount Btoen Pinot noir was very good. The mew young assistant was helpful and very pleasant. The ambiance was encouraging...but that tempura!! Yuk!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Keith A, General Manager at Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Dick74, Thank you for finding the time to write Fiddlesticks a review. We are happy to hear how you liked the Turbot special and wine! However we are sorry to hear your disappointment in the tempura fish. We will make sure to pass your...More

Reviewed 27 April 2021

The saffron risotto with prawns lacked any noticeable saffron and only five prawns. Flavour otherwise OK, the salted caramel was so salty we and others were unable to eat it, requested and provided a refund. Waited over an hour for service. Would not return as...food not up to standard expected and available elsewhere.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 25 April 2021

We had dinner last night at Fiddlesticks and it was the best meal we’ve had in a long time, along with the amazing service from Dan, polite and always there when you needed him, and a good sense of humour made the night. We will...be back.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Keith A, General Manager at Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2021

Dear JMBDCA, Thank you for finding the time to write this review. Dan is so pleased to hear you enjoyed his service and sense of humour! Also very glad to hear how much you enjoyed your meal. We most certainly can't wait to welcome you...More

Reviewed 24 April 2021

Table of 4 for dinner tonight. Visiting from Auckland and one word sums it up..SUPERB. Entrees, mains and service could not be faulted. We all had different meals and all 10/10. Highly recommendMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Keith A, General Manager at Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2021

Dear Amanda, Thank you for finding the time to write this review. We are incredibly happy to hear that your experience with us could not be faulted, that is very kind and my team will be happy to hear how you enjoyed the food and...More

Reviewed 10 April 2021 via mobile

Dined with friends. Service was a little slow to start but then ran smoothly. Food was delicious and wine selection very good. Had a delicious meal and would definitely return.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Keith A, General Manager at Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2021

Dear lian06, Thank you for writing this review. We are happy to hear the service you received was smooth all though a slow start. We pride ourselves on our extensive wine list, so are glad to hear you enjoyed this and the food. We hope...More

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Molly W
20 November 2019|
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Response from Keith A | Property representative |
Hi Molly We have different rituals, Happy Hours each day. Monday - $12 tasters from 3-6pm Tuesday -$9 Feature Tap Wednesday - $9 tap beers & selected wines from 4-7pm Thursday $12 Cocktails from 4-7pm Friday $9 Heinekens... More
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OliviaW1053
22 April 2018|
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Response from NeilandBarbara | Reviewed this property |
Hi Olivia - sorry for the slow reply but we've been away for a few days and out of touch. Not sure what the breakfast is like, as we did not try it. I would imagine it to be very good, as we found the food very nice there... More
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Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5