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Village Inn Restaurant

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41, Talbot Street, Geraldine, New Zealand
+64 3-693 1004
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“fries” (7 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
41, Talbot Street, Geraldine, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the sports bar for lunch. It was ok. Not great. Drinks expensive! $6 or $5 or something for an orange juice. Had to ask them to wipe the table as still very sticky from the Saturday night previous. Pleasant bar lady / waitress...More

Thank sherbsfamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in here for fathers day lunch having not booked anywhere and we were shown to a table and given prompt pleasant service. Menu had something for everybody and we were all delighted with our choice, quality was great and on a very busy day...More

Thank Andyroogolf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch and a dinner here. Lunch was hamburgers sitting outside in the delightful garden in the sunshine, burgers were just your average type served with chips. Dinner here was much better, a beautiful pasta dish and a huge roast pork meal that could not...More

Thank Rochelle C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Helpful staff found us a time slot in a very booked restaurant - it was a long weekend. We had a table near a window looking out to the village green - beautiful! The food was great and there was plenty of it - no...More

Thank nikki954
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

A friend and I made the trip out to Geraldine for lunch on Sunday, we stopped in to the Village Inn where we were greeted and looked after by lovely Rachel. She was very personable and funny yet professional and made us feel right at...More

Thank Briar M
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant about 3 or 4 times and had an ok experience. Although, the latest one has made me never want to go back! Terrible service last night, 5 of us came in after the mountain and the waitress (with two...More

1  Thank Sammynicholls
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

My partner, myself and another couple dined here for the first and last time. The decor and restrooms were very dated and I felt like I was in a 70's time warp. We ordered drinks after a lengthy wait. The waitress asked if we could...More

Thank JessLennan
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We got told 30 minute wait went to bar then back another 30 minutes , Ok sat down and ordered. Well i we were the last of a very long wait, then hello we got our meal after many many more minutes then the next...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Went for a meal on a tuesday night, nice and warm, staff were absolutely wonderful. Food was absolutely spot on, big meals and honestly they were really fairly priced. I don't have much more to say other than this is a really nice place for...More

Thank casualtraveller2017
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We were a large crowd,and both the bars and restaurant were busy. Staff were amazing,friendly and interested in us. Meals were good "country" size,and by that I mean hearty! Good choices and no one was disappointed.

Thank Linda H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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