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The Town Ball Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

52 Manchester Street | City Centre, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-943 5050
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good10%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
9 Dec 2014
“it no longer exists”
2 Jun 2014
“Personality oozing from this venue”
Restaurant Hours Closed
New Zealand, Steakhouse, International, Mediterranean, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
52 Manchester Street | City Centre, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 9 December 2014

The place has been dismantled and is no more. Only went once it was OK kinda Mas produced food wise and definitely a sports bar.

Thank Jacqui T
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We called into this venue just to have a drink, as I was so intrigued with the inflatable rugby ball. Met a girl who worked in this venue by the name of Annie, she was amazing and really took the time out to stop and...More

Thank FordyPerth
Reviewed 3 May 2014

This is our fourth visit to the Town Ball and we have enjoyed every one. Three times it has been using GrabOne vouchers, which makes the value for money superb. It is already very good at full price. On this last visit I had pork...More

Thank Kiwipj
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Just happened to walk past this place so decided to give it a try. The food was lovely!! Massive portions and tasted great. Staff were very friendly and the restaurant itself being inside a rugby ball is cool. Definitely give it a try.

Thank TippElle13
Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely welcome upon arrival and was expecting a great dinner out after reading the great reviews. Umm no, Drinks were forgotten, steak was well done instead of med-rare, filo was dry and tasteless, steak knife took 5 mins to arrive after steak was...More

Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Our first night out at The Town Ball. We had a GrabOne Voucher and you could just choose whatever you wanted on the menu for $32 and under, if you decided to have something more expensive you would pay the difference! Great offer!! The food...More

Thank Hariette64
Reviewed 2 April 2014

Had a Great meal here,7 different meals were ordered and not one person had a complaint about any of them. Would be the best ribs that I have had in New Zealand right up there with Flame in Queenstown.Overall a great selection of meals to...More

Thank MontyNZ
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Put up a rail. I am absolutely put off by the steep steps and no rail, it is actually dangerous, the disabled access to the toilet is fine but into the restaurant shocking. Maybe they don't want people who have mobility concerns. Your food is...More

1  Thank Sally L
Reviewed 16 December 2013

I went to the townball for a meal with my parents since they purchased a grabone voucher. Was pleasantly surprised :) the food was delicious, main meals were delish and dessert was so yummy too! I regularly go here on Saturday nights too when the...More

1  Thank Danigirl M
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Called in to have lunch. Food and service were excellent. My partner had the pasta and I had the mezzo platter. The food was very well priced. Would highly recommend.

Thank scooby1961
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Manchester Street | City Centre, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-943 5050
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Located in the heart of the Christchurch rebuild on Manchester St, The Town Ball Restaurant & Bar proudly offers a dining destination experience like no other. For fresh international cuisine with a Kiwi twist and star service in a renowned international venue The Town Ball is the place to go.
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