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Lone Star

Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-352 6653
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (23 reviews)
“dixie chicken” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Steakhouse, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 190 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

last minute decided to have a meal before movie, Lone Star - perfect table in 1/2 hour great. I had the steak - omg delish best I have had in ages, hubby had the fish, delish . Signed up for loyalty got a free dessert...More

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Dined with family, including 1 baby. The restaurant failed to provide a safe useable highchair, the restaurant only has 2 & neither would securely hold the trays; straps were also not securely attached to the chair. While myself & another from our table went to...More

Thank rinalaurie88
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Decided to visit Lone Star on a Thursday evening while staying in Christchurch with a colleague for work. Upon arrival we were greeted and informed that there would be a 10min wait as the restaurant was short staffed tonight - no problem well grab a...More

Thank Sarah_kiwichick
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Sarah! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 30 July 2018

I had a wonderful meal here with an old friend. Food was very tasty, the ribs are amazingly good!! Staff very friendly and made us feel very welcomed and well looked after without being intrusive. Love eating here!

Thank kwocka
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we are stoked to hear you enjoyed our famous ribs. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I had the Johnny cash stash! It was so good the mushroom sauce is to die for!! Definitely recommend! Desert I had the milky bar pud - YUM!!!

Thank Watchmerateyou
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! The Johnny Cash Stash and Milky Bar Pud are both top sellers and Lone Star classics, we are stoked to hear you enjoyed them and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

The service is absolutely top notch and very friendly. Nothing to fault on that but if you are STARVING for food, then Lone Star might not be the best place to grab a quick bite to eat. This is probably due to the huge portion...More

Thank Breeze_NZ
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and thank you for your review! We are proud to say all of our meals are cooked fresh to order, some do take a bit of time but they are all worth the wait. We hope to see you back at Papanui soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2018

My husband and I had a lovely meal for my birthday on July 5th, with excellent service from both the lovely owner and the staff. I was catered for very well with my gluten free erequirements as a Coeliac, even to thee specially made creme...More

Thank SusanH1515ZW
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Susan, thank you for choosing us to help you celebrate your birthday! We are very proud of the way we are able to cater to all dietary requirements and so happy to hear you were well looked after. We hope to see you both...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Dined here with my elderly mother not a good choice as very noisy, food definitely good size portions, wait staff in skimpy attire not appropriate in my option, I wouldn’t go back... for that reasonMore

Thank corrina d
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and thank you for your review. We are a very busy family restaurant and as such it can get noisy, you are more than welcome to request a quiet table downstairs if you find it a bit much. As far as uniform goes our...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Came here for Mother’s Day, service was fast, food was yummy, can’t really complain. Only minor critique was they needed to bring water once we sat down not after we asked for itMore

Thank April N
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi April, thank you for choosing us to help you celebrate Mother's Day! We are currently reviewing our water policy as at the moment water is only served on request, but we agree that that needs to change. Thank you again and we hope to...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

Went there a couple of weeks ago with a group of people. The food was excellent (had the lamb shanks) and the staff were really friendly and helpful. My wife is normally a little fussy with her food but she ate everything on her plate...More

Thank GeoffBoots
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 6653
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