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Lone Star Manchester St

26 Manchester St | Central CBD, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-365 7086
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (20 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“mussels” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
26 Manchester St | Central CBD, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been in a while and decided to go in for lunch. The service was really good, Dixie Chicken still on the menu and still really good. Dessert was amazing, The Milky Bar Pud, highly recommend. We would come back just for the dessert.

Thank Southlander11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been a long time since I have been to the Lone Star, so we were very impressed with how much it has changed. The dishes are still the same but better. I was impressed with the flavours. My son loved the steak and...More

Thank Rebeccasc6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lone Star do NOT take reservations but has "Listings" putting you in a cue. It works okay.. The staff are very good, helpful and friendly. I had a dish "Rock the Boat" very very good, white fish on mash potatoes, capers and a green salad....More

Thank David Q
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks David and we look forward to seeing you back soon

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We hadn't been for a while, but it was as if it was just yesterday! Same friendly staff and same amazing food. Thanks for yet another wonderful experience Cheers

Thank Brent M
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Great to hear Brent enjoy the app and rewards

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Definitely my favourite restaurant in Christchurch. Been here multiple time with large groups and small groups and the service is always spot on. Not much can beat the Dixie Chicken meal either. Absolutely delicious

Thank Kimberly B
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thanks Kimberly 👍

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to Lone Star on a Friday lunchtime. There were only a few people dining and one waitress. My wife had the chicken and I had the steak sandwich. Both were really good and the service was also good. A reasonably...More

Thank GruntaNZ
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thankyou for dining with us. We have been open for lunch for a short time and we are keen to continue with Lone Star lunch menu. Please call again soon.

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Service at reception and from waitress was appalling and that's being nice. So rude and when we told them nicely that the service was poor they couldn't have cared less.Maybe good hospitality staff are hard to come by in Chch, but we eat out often...More

Thank 44NZTraveller44
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Sorry to hear this . We will talk to the staff concerned. Apologies this is not what we like to hear and is not what we expect from our staff. Lone Star is well known for great service and it is out of character to...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

After just flying in for a 2 day Horse sale business trip we were looking to go for good meal. I am happy to say Lone star on Manchester delivered it and service was excellent. We were greeted by the friendly and smiling staff and...More

Thank Michelle L
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you for dining with us and we would love to hear about your horses 🐎

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Eat with 5 other friends. 3 of us had steaks. They were tough and full of gristle. At $36 to $38 per steak we expected far better.

Thank William R
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Hi William Can you please contact us at christchurch@lonestar.co.nz We will replace any steaks that you wern't happy with the quality.

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We needed just an easy place we could get some good dinner and we stopped by here. Found out it was a chain but it worked for what we needed and the service was fabulous! We both loved our meals the veggies were super fresh.

Thank Meira E
Lone Star M, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Great to have you dine with us and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Cuisine
Mexican, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, New Zealand, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Manchester St | Central CBD, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 7086
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Description
The Original site of the very first Lone Star New Zealand restaurant & bar which opened nearly 30 years ago in 1988. Lone Star Manchester St is dedicated to serving legendary food & drink and proving an exceptional dining experience to our thousands of valued guests so join us for an iconic Kiwi lunch or dinner. We are open every day from 12.00pm
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