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“Good food at a modest price with generous portions”
Review of The Rock Rolleston

The Rock Rolleston
Ranked #9 of 13 Restaurants in Rolleston
Cuisines: European, Gastropub, New Zealand
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Here at The Rock Rolleston, we serve amazing food... not just pub grub !Our chefs cook all meals in house.. from pates and terrines to our desserts. We don't buy in pre-made food.We're family owned and managed and can guarantee friendly but professional service .Our wine list features excellent local wines and our food not only delights the eye but the taste buds too and you won't leave hungry as our portions are generous.Dine outdoors in our relaxed courtyard garden or inside in our attractive restaurant.The VIP table, seating 12 and set in a separate area of the dining room, is great for smaller celebrations and the private function room catering for up to 50 guests, is great for a bigger party and can also be set up for a small conference.
Guildford
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Good food at a modest price with generous portions”
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is a bit 'plasticky', and being a favourite with families is rather noisy. However the food is good honest basic cooking well prepared at a reasonable price with generous portions.

Visited March 2014
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Margate, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“my cat has better food”
Reviewed 5 March 2014

short and sweet ..awful food, service was poor ,,owners more interested in reading the blasted paper than dealing with complaints...cat food any one

  • Visited January 2014
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Eatout-Restaurants, Owner at The Rock Rolleston, responded to this review, 6 March 2014
I was absolutely shocked to read your review this morning and wonder if you have the correct restaurant? I can assure you 100% I (my name is Andy and I am the owner) have never read the paper in my restaurant and if we do receive complaints they are dealt with immediately and with genuine concern?? As for awful food.......I have also never heard anyone describe our food that way and I am unaware of any serious complaints circa the 5th of March. I would really appreciate the opportunity to discuss your complaint if indeed it is definitely with The Rock Rolleston?? There are a couple of other restaurants with Rock in their name?? My email is andy@therockrolleston.co.nz
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Preston, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“lovely steak”
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Had a mealwith friends here on our first day in nz. The staff were friendly. Lots to choose from on the menu. I had a steak with was delicious!

Visited December 2013
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Rolleston, New Zealand
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best of the rest in Rolleston”
Reviewed 10 October 2013 via mobile

Always pleasant staff pays to book ( for quicker service ) have dined there on many occasions , specials always worth a try staff great, try prawn twisters for starter, and there under $20 meals are also great value

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Barry and Mar... J
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good family restaurant”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

You will need to book if on a weekend, there is a bar attached around the ack but you don't really hear much. The food is lovely, and the staff pretty good, the only thing that puts me off going more is the fact that you wait so long for your meals, in comparision to other local restaurants

Visited February 2013
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Thank kimandco_11
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