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Lone Star

Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-352 6653
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (23 reviews)
“dixie chicken” (6 reviews)
“steak” (16 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 194 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant a few times now and we have always found the staff friendly and attentive. They also have an app that is very generous. We received a free desert when we signed up and my husband got a $20 voucher...More

Thank DeeM1995
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Dee, we are stoked to hear you've enjoyed your experiences with us at Papanui. We are glad you've downloaded the app so you can reap all the rewards! Next time you're in ask the staff about our great Margarita special...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy and noisy but we were able to converse and get to know one another without a problem. Struggled to decide what to order, went with the prawns (in a steak restaurant you say) but they were very good. Dessert was the pavlova, also very...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. Aren't the prawns just delicious? We're famous for our steaks but the chicken and seafood dishes, not the mention the ribs are stand out also! Thank you for dining with us and we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is great, always. Service is great, the owner is genuinely nice and cares about your experience. Many friends favourite joint

Thank HaleyO28
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Haley, I will pass your lovely feedback on to our owner, James, he'll be stoked! We hope to see you and your friends again soon

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Nice place to go to. Nice meal out. Very good service. Great background music. Waited awhile for meals to come but worth the wait

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

Thank you for your review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your meal with us and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 23 September 2018

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
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you for your review Vicki, it's great to hear you and your husband enjoyed your date night! Our apologies if your were charged incorrectly in our bar, I hope it was corrected quickly for you. We hope to see you both again soon, thanks...More

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 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018

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!

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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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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