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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Atmosphere was good, service was good just the food was pretty average & we've been there heaps so know it used to be better & much larger portions. Nothing wrong with it as such, just pretty lack lustre.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went for dinner with family on a visit to Timaru. Warm comfortable surroundings . Staff very friendly and interacted well. Service excellent. Food sublime . a highly recommended eatery

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We often dine here and the service and food is always great. Love the atmosphere and enjoy the friendly and helpful staff.

Date of visit: June 2021
AlexRainbow, General Manager at Bullock Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Smithret, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm delighted you enjoyed your evening and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind regards, Alex.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The atmosphere was unique and nice, Great service and food loved the duck legs, all left very full and happy

Date of visit: June 2021
AlexRainbow, General Manager at Bullock Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Jmmclean25, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your 21st Birthday dinner with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Alex

Reviewed 4 June 2021 via mobile

Went in April for a birthday tea. Not very busy when we arrived. Waited at bar to get a drink before our meal. Gave up waiting as no one came to serve us. Went around to get a table. No issues there. Young waitress was...very friendly and bubbly. Ordered meals and drinks. Unfortunately we were still eating the entree when the mains came out. Had to line up the plates. Meals were nice. Not asked if we wanted any more drinks while at the table. Went and sat in bar to have one more drink before we left. Was a very large group about to go through for a meal. Reason why we were rushed through maybe ??More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 10 April 2021 via mobile

Busy place but still good service & great food. Appreciated it wasn't an issue to change food around due to our fussiness.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 26 March 2021 via mobile

We come here quite often and it is always a very pleasant experience. The staff are very accommodating and go the extra mile to make it a great evening. Food is always excellent!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 27 February 2021

These meals whilst nice are far too big to eat, had the entree size spare ribs and even this was enough for two people. This is a family resturant so it is very noisy. Loved the chocolate dessert.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 3 February 2021 via mobile

We had a beautiful meal. Mine was basil pesto chicken. My husband had salmon. Ten out of ten. Great service. Would recommend as excellent.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 29 January 2021 via mobile

Once again another fabulous dinner out with friends. The meals were great, service was fantastic. Its nice to dine at a place where the staff are always very welcoming. Thanks team!!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Bullock Restaurant and Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5