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Gas Monkey

18 Shirley Road, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-386 0556
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“curly fries” (6 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18 Shirley Road, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were good. Food was bad. Turned up on a whim before a movie without a booking. Staff were able to seat us even though it was busy. Wife had the flamed chicken and was happy with hers. Ordered a gas meltdown burger. Bacon was...More

Thank jabberwockyNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we first got to GM tonight we saw the new menu outside and I was, "Ooh, a new menu!" Once I saw the prices I was, "Oh no... a new menu. And everything's more expensive! As per usual, we started with the squid rings,...More

Thank Danikaa78
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Definitely one of the top 5 eateries in Christchurch. The ambiance was perfect with the monkey mascots and the "in-a-boiler" theme. The food was scrumptious and the staff extremely friendly and accommodating. And lastly the coktails and mocktails were the cherries on the cake

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

IT is a nice setting and can be made to be an amzing place , BUt they need to invest in a proper chef that is experienced and capable of actually cook. THe menu is really boring and very long and confusing, no need for...More

Thank freyage0rge
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I hate bagging restaurant chefs but the chap at Gas Monkey need further training if the food anything to go by. We went after purchasing a voucher on TreatMe, it looked great on the website... We got there and were seated at a table that...More

Thank Gebs832
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

While driving here my sister commented on the bad reviews so we were concerned. However we cannot agree. Friendly service from start to finish. Two lovely meals. Doggy bag offered for leftover pasta. We were offered dessert twice, but we wouldn't complain about this as...More

Thank nzsmith
Reviewed 9 August 2017

we were very disappointed, just staff not knowing what they are doing , then the food took for very and by the time it arrived its just bland and quite franckly not appealing at all,

Thank Sunny575757
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Where to start.... Upon arrival we were told a few big groups would be arriving shortly so there would be a 20/30minute wait on food. To this we responded with if we order before they arrive this shouldn't be a problem should it. They responded...More

Thank Lauren A
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Not heaps to say about this one. We ordered some popcorn chicken to start (which was amazin) .main meals which were OK (yummy potatoes). Water was nice that came with the table. BUT the Beer and wine didn't show up to the party.

Thank nztravelbuggers
Reviewed 18 June 2017

My wife and I had a coupon for a meal here,,so we went after the movie..(Was a really good movie). Upon arrival,,was asked if we had a booking..I had spoke to the manager the day before and he said 4:30 was fine.we were told no...More

Thank Gary L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Shirley Road, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-386 0556
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