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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
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (20 reviews)
“dixie chicken” (8 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Steakhouse, Bar, New Zealand, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
26 Manchester St | Central CBD, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Arrived to a pleasant welcome. Sat in the bar for drinks . Then went in for dinner. Asked if we could move back to bar area. Not a problem 😊. Dinner was lovely service was excellent. . Brilliant night thanks heaps

Thank Waewae1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Searched for ages for a nice family friendly place for dinner and was glad i came across Lone Star. Kids menu had a good range, even came with colouring pens to draw on the back of. Only problem my 4 year old couldnt fit the...More

Thank ShellJackson8214
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for choosing Lone Star.Great to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we would love you to return again soon.

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Two of our group had birthday dinners. We were sat next to a couple with three unruly children who continued to scream throughout our dinner. When my partner turned around the woman was rude and said it was a children’s restaurant and told her kids...More

Thank NewZealandSoccermum
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry to hear we would of been happy to move your group. Hope the toe is all good now👍

Reviewed 7 August 2018

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
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are open for lunch every day and great to see you in. Milky bar pud is one of our very popular deserts👍

Reviewed 25 July 2018

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
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star Manchester St, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are always reviewing our dishes and looking to improve anything. Thankyou for your review and dining with us 🤠👍

Reviewed 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018

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 KimberlyB2807
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, 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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