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5 Conical Hill Road | Unit 1, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 3-315 5037
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood chowder” (12 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Conical Hill Road | Unit 1, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Have tried this place a number of times over the last few years and it has in the past been very good, but our most recent visit will be our last as service standards have slipped dramatically.Unfriendly host who had no interest in the customer.Rude...More

Thank tigersChristchurch
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely time at Whatever, and went specifically because of their vegetarian options. It is hard to find vegetarian options in Hanmer and we adored the lasagne. The waitstaff were so friendly and accomodating of our table (3x vegetarians, 3x people needing gluten...More

Thank rudyp599
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We usually have problems finding a GF restaurant but I researched and booked a table on the internet, making a good choice. Excellent choice! Couldn't fault the service or food and felt confident that it was GF.

Thank Valerie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not fault the service, and when staying at the hotel next door - very handy indeed! The range of beers available is also very good

Thank Dannytravels73
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Asian salad which was very tasty and others had the dumplings and omlette. Staff were friendly - good lunch spot.

Thank Lucy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice prompt and friendly service, salmon was perfect. Recommend a during your stay at Hanmer Springs

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, we pre booked and all worked out well, but the food took ages to arrive! After a couple of follow ups it did arrive but sadly wasn't really worth the wait - Steak well overcooked, vegetable lasagne was just weird (cup of stewed veg...More

Thank johnnygotshoes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service, on a cold and wet evening. Local craft beers enjoyed by my husband, and local wine also very good.

Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top class dinner, great food, prompt friendly service, good prices. Highly recommend the fish, beautifully done.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crowds told the story so we found a corner. Very popular, lively, friendly helpful service. Drinks and meals were quick in spite of crowded facility. A little disappointed in the meal. We both ordered steaks which were a bit chewy and a little overdone....More

Thank gorgle
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10 March 2016|
Response from AmandaFlan91 |
They have a vegetarian lasagne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Conical Hill Road | Unit 1, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs
  • Phone Number: +64 3-315 5037
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