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Village Inn

$$ - $$$, ,
41, Talbot Street, Geraldine, New Zealand
+64 3-693 1004
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“lamb shank” (3 reviews)
“sunday roast” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41, Talbot Street, Geraldine, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The surprise was the size of the meals as well as their quality. The evening started badly - not at Village Inn. I had made the mistake of booking a restaurant because of heritage building photos but one look and we knew I had made...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for drink earlier in day and decided to book table to eat here in evening, so pleased we did. Very popular place with diners ( always a good sign !) Excellent meal , efficient , helpful staff very professional. Would have no hesitation in...More

Thank ange55
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on Sunday night on my way home down south and needed dinner, not much else was open but I’m glad they were! Beautiful roast pork with roast veg! Very fast friendly service and good value. I’ll be back

Thank Jodi H
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Yet another of our spur of the moment lunches and it was time for a repeat visit to Village Inn. We both chose the roast (beef) which came very promptly. Vegetables were plentiful and perfectly cooked, while the beef was melt-in-the-mouth stuff. We opted to...More

Thank GrayMcGowan
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

My family and my boyfriend recently visited Geraldine and went to the Village Inn a few times. Every time we went we had great food and the staff were extremely helpful and welcoming. The lamb shanks were definitely a highlight but anything that was ordered...More

Thank DeisceGal
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Good value, home style cooking in a friendly environment. Pork roast and lamb shanks were great. Large servings and quick service. Pub like environment with adjoining restaurant. Pick of Geraldine eateries for mine.

Reviewed 31 July 2018

The Village Inn is a pleasant enough setting, being comfortable, clean, well looked after, and warm - a good thing at this time of year - a nice, hospitable place for a drink, but the food is expensive for a Canterbury rural town and the...More

Thank MobileKiwi
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Service was excellent- especially the spanish/latin american (can't remember which) lady. Friendly and helpful. We both had the lamb chop- big and scrumptious. Just under $30 for the lamb chop, which we thought was maybe too pricey (this was the beginning of our NZ adventure,...More

Thank Dr_Rebecca_P
Reviewed 22 May 2018

A meet for drinks with friends and enjoyed the selection on the wine list - Graham Norton - then a move to the bar area for the snack menu - our platter was amazing for $28 - so much food & best of all ample...More

Thank jaymaybee
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Went here on advice of campground receptionist and glad we did. Staff very friendly , very cosy and warm inside, beer cold, food fantastic what more can I say will be returning on next trip to NZ

Thank wratts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41, Talbot Street, Geraldine, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Geraldine
  • Phone Number: +64 3-693 1004
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