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Pedro's House of Lamb

17b Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
+64 3-387 0707
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (530 reviews)
“potatoes” (308 reviews)
“salad” (51 reviews)
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Fast food, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17b Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Pedro's House of Lamb
1. Yummy
"Honestly never tasted lamb that good, so tender and flavoursome"
Francesca C
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2. Cooked To Perfection
"The lamb was one of the best we've ever eaten. Cooked to perfection"
Donnette D
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3. Best Lamb Ever
"The meat was so tender and just fell off the bone"
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1 - 10 of 858 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Omg the fact I had lamb roast take away was the best part! And the flavours were so juicy and the meat fell off the bone. Box feed my husband and I. Definitely coming again before we leave!!!

Thank Desiree C
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Fresh bread, a fine red, and a massive helping of Pedro's delectable roast lamb and potatoes. This is so much more than comfort food. If that's what you want it's up there. If you want top shelf roast. It's covered. Add your favourite roast veges...More

2  Thank GoonLooby
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food and excellent value. Highly recommended. First class takeaway. Lamb cooked to perfection. Plenty for two meals possibly stretch to three!

Thank rolandstuart
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ended up having lamb from Pedro's 3 times over our month-long trip in New Zealand. Absolutely delicious. What's not to like- lamb shoulder, roasted to perfection, and just so tender it falls off the bone. Lots of sliced potatoes. Filled us up for dinner, with...More

Thank Dr_Rebecca_P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was the best tasting lamb dish i havevever eaten.The meat was so tender, it fell off tbe bone. The flavours were awesome and the potatoes cooked to perfection.

Thank bp2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

this lamb is super good although i think overpriced , $45 for a quarter and spuds , this generally feeds 2 adults and a teenager but i could almost destroy the lamb by myself but then i am abit of a pig when it comes...More

Thank kyoshikiwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not fond of lamb, but if you had to try lamb in New Zealand, this is the place. You can order by phone and when you get there, its ready. No fuss, very efficient. They are basically a stand on the block, very...More

Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One night when Da Wandering Wabbits were too tired to cook, we headed off to (*here, insert restaurant that we never reached*). Passing through Merivale: hark! The herald angels sang, the clouds parted and a heavenly ray lead us to...a roadside shipping container, which was...More

Thank WanderingWabbits
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this restaurant (actually it is a food stall in a van) from Google by accident. And we bought a lamb shoulder and a salad the night before we left Christchurch. It was AMAZING! Juicy, tender and tasty. Everything is perfect! I was going...More

Thank autumnsu2018
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Fantastic service and the meal! "WOW" Fantastic feed three of us with enough left over for a lamb sandwich for my lunch today. Their bread also is FANTASTIC, We will be returning for more in the near future. Thanks Kevin

Thank KevinandJudy S
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Sharon M
11 August 2017|
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Response from inakioh | Property representative |
Hi Sharon sorry about late reply we are totally gluten free. Thanks
8 February 2017|
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Response from 8041Aneta | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, just call earlier in the day
Jason T
27 January 2017|
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Response from inakioh | Property representative |
Hi Jason, Our lamb it's dairy free. We do cook the potatoes with a little bit of butter, those can be served separate from the lamb if needed. Also we can arrange to cook the potatoes without any butter (we will use extra... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17b Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-387 0707
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A tender whole lamb shoulder cooked slowly over 4-5 hours, with garlic and rosemary to bring out the delicious flavour. Served with scalloped potatoes. TAKEAWAY
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