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Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon

££ - £££, International, European
100 Waimea Street | Croydon, Gore 9740, New Zealand
+64 3-208 9029
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (4 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
“bluff oysters” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
New Zealand, International, European, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
100 Waimea Street | Croydon, Gore 9740, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had room service and had the market fish with prawns. Great meal and well priced I think. Great service and the staff are prompt

Thank ryanmO9926IV
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Although the surroundings are very pleasant at Blazing Copper Restaurant and the service good, the meal was exceedingly average and the chef had over ordered carrots for that day. The mousse portion was huge and uninteresting with what looked like a big rusk on the...More

Thank ronakatet
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Fantastic service, amazing food, highly recommended. Thanks to the wonderful staff and chefs. We arrived early and there was a nice cosy space to sit and have pre dinner drinks. Food was delivered promptly, no wondering when the next course was coming. Between us we...More

Thank debmatt749
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Booked a table for five family members to celebrate our daughter's Birthday. I chose the Three Flavored Pork Belly with broccolini, black pudding & potato galette, & apple sauce. There were three good sized slices of pork belly which were tender enough, have had worse...More

Thank SouthernFoody1957
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Good menu choices and great service from the staff when some of my family and I were there recently for lunch. Also catered very well for our little granddaughter by providing colouring in pencils and an activity pack. Kept her amused. Her food also came...More

Thank Rosebank430
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

A very warm, welcoming place with modern decor and a great atmosphere. The service was excellent and the food as well. We were fortunate enough to have the famous Bluff Oysters on the day of our visit which were beautifully prepared and presented. Would recommend...More

Thank moom4
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thanks for the great feedback, I will pass your comments onto the rest of the team. Kind Regards Mathew Brettell General Manager

Reviewed 23 May 2017

A lovely warm lounge and bar area. Lovely outlook from dining area even on a cold rainy afternoon. The meal was excellent as was the service.

Thank mauricejean
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thanks mauricejean for your lovely comments. The new menu is really popular and designed with winter in mind - refined comfort food. All the best and we can't wait to see you again Mathew Brettell General Manager

Reviewed 24 January 2017

Wide variety of dishes available to choose. Large seafood variety which suited our needs. Staff are attentive and friendly. Dishes are affordable and very large. Well worth the money you will be rolling out of the restaurant in a food coma

Thank Jojotnz
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

HAHA, Thanks for your support. We aim to please :) All the best Matt & Team

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

What a great meal, my partner had the steak and I had the fish. Both meals were very tasty. We sat in a booth and it was nice and private like we were the only ones there. People started coming in for there meals and...More

Thank Debbie M
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Hi Debbie M, I am so pleased your dinner date was so enjoyable. See you next time All the best Matt & the team

Reviewed 29 October 2016

I was away on business with my line manager and we were invited by family members for dinner. The menu was super and I had no issues ordering a gluten free roast chicken with vegetables. It was perfectly cooked. The staff were lovely and I...More

Thank Sherralynne
GoreManager, General Manager at Blazing Copper Restaurant - Heartland Hotel Croydon, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Hi Sherralynne, Thanks for taking the time to review us, I will pass your comment onto the staff. We hope you do revisit as our menu is about to change so look out. all the best Matt & Team

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Waimea Street | Croydon, Gore 9740, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Gore
  • Phone Number: +64 3-208 9029
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A Vibrant Restaurant, newly renovated with an intimate feel, great outdoor dining in the summer and a warm and friendly winter place with our "Blazing Copper" fire place. Award winning dishes with a focus on great service.
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