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Lone Star

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Bar, Southwestern, International, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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Cnr Waimairi And Riccarton Roads, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-943 9434
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12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to this lonestar branch for the third time, it gets worse each visit. We only go as it is very handy to where we live. The steak is too tough, the salad is bland, the chips tasted like a cardboard. It is more embarrassing that we had visitors from Europe and they can't finish their fish and pasta. A... More 

Helpful?
Thank engweng
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this review

Sorry to disappoint you. The waitress is only checking everything is to your liking and if there is a problem she will correct it. Not sure about the pasta as we don't have on our menu? Thank you for letting us know your thoughts and we will be checking the quality of our products. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The meals are well cooked and very filling. We once made the mistake of having a starter and could not finish the main course!

Helpful?
Thank Chris_Haml
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this review

Thank you we are very happy you enjoyed your meals. Our bread is a good starter to share 😀 More 

Maine
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207 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the salmon and it was very good. The bread and garlic butter is not to be missed. I have to say the music playing in the background was a bit loud and interfered with conversations. That alone would make me reconsider a second visit.

Helpful?
Thank sbj04769
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us 😀 We try to have the music at a reasonable level to please everyone Ann will monitor its level. We look forward to your next visit More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Congratulations Lone Star excellence once again. You can count on it. Love the 50-60s theme and music. 20 odd years of excellence takes a lot, well done.

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Thank Dave D
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this review

Good to hear you enjoyed your meals and the great sounds.We look forward to your return More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, service was ordinary. Meals came out at different times and dessert, well the timings were well off. Some got these straight away some got these one by one at different periods, and some not at all. Just very ordinary☹️️

Helpful?
Thank Robert T
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this review

Sorry to hear this we will work on getting timing of meals better. Good you enjoyed the meals 😀 More 

Singapore, null, Singapore
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76 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As am matter of fact, I hardly find any nice food during my trip to Chirstchurch lately, but this restaurant is an exception. Almost everything is nice, the steaks are juicy, the gravy is tasty and the salads are chrunchy. Ok, I do not drink so I am not sure about the beer and wine.

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Thank Jeremy C
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do try to make sure all our food is fresh and made daily for our guests to enjoy when dining with us. We look forward to your return again when next in Christchurch. More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Frequent happy customer! Portions are huge and tasteful, prices are reasonable considering they have recently increased which is fair because the meals never disappoint. I do get a bit over the lonestar slaw but thats easily swapped with the green salad. Also is always rather hot but im sure thats to try and cater to everyones needs but definitely a... More 

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Thank shanayas2016
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this review

Thank you will look at air conditioning being set a bit lower if it's too hot More 

Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a great ambience. Food was great! What a Perfectly cooked steak! The maverick🖒 only hiccup of the night was the poor timing of meal service around the table. Some had finished before others had started. Otherwise the waiters were very pleasant! Overall Enjoyable!!

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Thank Anita H
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We will work on timing issue with meals Thank you for dining with us and look forward to seeing you again soon More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was really gd service was good but the John dear tonite was ok thought it was going to be better but still nice food but I'll still go back cause it's amazing food

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Thank jade j
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback 😀 We will review the John Deer dish and improve any problems with it. Look forward to your return soon More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I believe in second chances, but was let down by the lack lustre messy service. Cool was the word from our young waiter -repeatably - and it was not what I call service.... Long wait to order, longer wait for food delivered across 10 minutes from 1 guest to the last - had to chase asking where it was. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank PauleLec
trevor c, Owner at Lone Star, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments. We are always striving to produce great food and service. Many hours are being put into training our staff and we will address your comments with our staff. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Southwestern, International, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Waimairi And Riccarton Roads, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-943 9434

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?