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White House Black - CLOSED

265 Halswell Road, Christchurch 8025, New Zealand
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good22%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“hash cakes” (2 reviews)
“fish bites” (2 reviews)
“polenta chips” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
265 Halswell Road, Christchurch 8025, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the food at our local option of WHB (currently transitioning to Hoi An House) as always the time delay let the whole visit down. Service has been an issue consistently and themed throughout reviews ever since WHB opened. The service itself was okay but...More

2  Thank HAPDAZ
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Not much to say here. Visited on Saturday 31 March. The wait staff are excellent. They were attentive and made sure we were supplied with water and drinks. They accommodated our young son and things were off to a promising start. After over an hour...More

2  Thank lou_ferigno
Reviewed 31 March 2018

It is a lovely setting here, very quiet although it was not busy. A group of us had been here before and enjoyed the food and service so decided to return but were surprised to find how it was so different! The menu didnt match...More

1  Thank Kia-Ora-CHCH
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

I like this place especially in nice weather- it has a beautiful garden! Food is tasty, service is good, big car park, can't wish for more. Definitely recommended!

Thank Anchousik
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Used to come here quite often - now the new owners seem to have made changers! No scones, no muffins etc.More

Thank Rick H
AsianGardenNZ, Public Relations Manager at White House Black, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Dear Rick, thank you very much for your review, we are going through some changes in White House Black, we are going towards more lunch and dinner menus, turning this more into a restaurant and destination. sorry that we have disappointed you, you are most...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Went to a wedding here and we were all extremely impressed with the overall venue. The gardens and house were perfect for an outside wedding and the traditional group photos. The decor inside was simple yet very effective in causing a comfortable, light ambience. The...More

Thank karilynandy
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Went on a Saturday night for dinner, a party of 9. Our was the largest table there. Not too busy. Mains was delicious but some of the deserts looked like they had been dropped (they hadn't) but the wait staff asked us "who would like...More

2  Thank kyliegrattan
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited for an evening meal on Valentine's day.We had the squid for entree which was delicious followed by the pork belly for me and the 8" ribeye for my wife.Both meals we very tender and tasty.For dessert we shared the 3...More

1  Thank U7893MZpeterw
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We had been for dinner previously so thought we would try for brunch! That was a mistake! They were very busy but clearly had no plan on how to handle the numbers, how to serve the tables in any sort of order or even acknowledge...More

1  Thank PJC18
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I was keen to return here to see if the service had improved from my last visit, and yes it had. Staff were attentive and took our order in a timely manner, and our wine arrived efficiently. We ordered the shared platter and Yum Yum...More

Thank ptbabe
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Halswell Road, Christchurch 8025, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 2601799
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