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Gas Monkey Restaurant

18 Shirley Road, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-386 0556
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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Opens in 12 min
All hours
Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
18 Shirley Road, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Dinfab777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Great spot pre or post visit to The Palms! Perfect for a quick drink, bit to each, or a full meal. Have visited a few times and the service is always friendly and fast.

Thank SD2606
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Saturday late afternoon I rung Gas monkey to book a table for two.. Spoke with Aimee. She informed me that they weren't taking book ins only walks in. She said it will be fine to come down and walk in.. Then she asked me again...More

Thank travelss_13
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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