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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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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (529 reviews)
“potatoes” (306 reviews)
“salad” (52 reviews)
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Fast food, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17b Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very tasty and gluten free. Phoned through the order and collected within minutes. Not a lot to say. Slow roasted and tender lamb with scolloped potatoes. Excellent service.

Thank TeamMiller
Reviewed 6 days ago

We usually do takeaways from their Sydenham shop but we noticed that they do have a couple of tables for you to dine in there. The lamb is tender and their potatoes is so tasty especially when it has soaked up the sauce/juices from the...More

Thank TravellingMonkey28
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had Pedro's lovely lamb meals a couple of times. It is a quick and easy takeaway meal which is so tender and delicious. It easily feeds 2-3 people, and I think it is very affordable for what you get. Do try Pedro's Lamb,...More

1  Thank CHCHNZKiwi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the idea of a roast lamb dinner but can't be bothered cooking it. Pedros will provide the most succulent delicious lamb you could imagine for you to pair with some greens at home. I'd recommend 1 tray between 2 people so you have some...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place! Definitely worth it! Make sure you get the bread roll too! Delicious would definitely recommend for couples who want a date night in!

1  Thank Watchmerateyou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I use Pedro’s house of lamb as a real treat to myself. The meat is perfectly tender and the potatoes cooked in the juices mmmmm... the salad and baguettes are the final treat and look forward to every meal. As a single working man it...More

1  Thank kenthepom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can never get my own lamb to taste like this. This is a spoiling for our family and a musty each time kids are back home. The lamb just melts away from the bone and the potatoes allow you to make the most of the...More

1  Thank sekgwa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is only designed for family or couple take home dining. Working as a Hospitality and Cookery teacher, I found it disappointing, quite bizarre, that meals are unavailable for single diners. I chose what I thought was a single meal "winter salad" only to...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked Pedro's so much much that we went back twice during our trip to Christchurch. One of the best meals we had during our time in NZ. Delicious lamb, great potatoes and a fantastic price. Will definitely be coming back for more on our...More

1  Thank Fat_Louie_2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The meat is really tender and juicy and the potatoes are delicious. I threw on some vegetables and this made a great meal for 4 adults.

1  Thank Lyn C
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Questions & Answers
6 July 2018|
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Response from spraggbj | Reviewed this property |
I think so. I only go to the one in Sydenham and they seem to have a few seats. Mainly takeaways though.
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
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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
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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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