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The Commercial

££ - £££, ,
37 Fairfax Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
+64 3-523 9696
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
37 Fairfax Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here on our way south I had a panini and my hubby had eggs bene. Both were good and coffee was great too. Friendly service too.

Thank Fleur A
Reviewed 14 May 2016

The bar & cafe is just about ok if you must, but miss the accommodation unless you are broke and don't have other options.

Thank markhb123
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Chose here over other eateries in town when passing through . It may have been a little more costly then the others but they looked tiered and down market . The food was good and price OK and lovely lady who looked after us very...More

Thank MartyDownunder
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Reasonable value for money. Low cost, so don't expect too much from the food. Not recommended when on a diet

Thank globalarchret
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Hot coffee was a hit on a chilly day. There were plenty of cafe options in Murchison surprisingly for its size. The coffee we ordered was hot and pretty good flavour. The cafe was inside old hotel but separate from the bar. A bit lacking...More

Thank Jandalz3
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Well, not exactly, but he and his lady friend were on the next table! :-) We stopped here for dinner after having a drink on our overnight stay through to Hanmer Springs. Staff were very friendly and the menu, although very limited was really delicious....More

Thank SharlsG
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Great place for a cold beer and good grub. Staff was fantastic. Menu is a little limited, but it all sounded good. We went for the fish and chips. They were just that and very good. Few cold Steinlagers while watching to locals roll through...More

Thank FeatherFlicker
Reviewed 11 March 2016

4 mates in for dinner . Limited pub type menu but all very tasty . 2 burgers 1 nachoes, 1 steak sandwich . 1 basket hot chips . We all left feeling very full . Recommended

Thank Hondarider1
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We couldn't be bothered cooking so wandered into town to see what was on offer. The Commercial seemed to be busy and the other pub had nothing on display so we wandered in to the Commercial. Not a lot on offer but we chose a...More

Thank Murray C
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Stopped by here for a quick meal but it seems no one wanted to serve us. We walked into the dining are from outside, where a group of tables had been arrange and reserved for a large group. We walked up to the counter to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
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09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Fairfax Street, Murchison 7007, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Murchison
  • Phone Number: +64 3-523 9696
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