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“Friendly service” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Elevate Bar & Restaurant

Elevate Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #671 of 956 Restaurants in Christchurch
Cuisines: Bar, European, British, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
New South Wales, Australia
Level Contributor
43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Friendly service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

I popped in for lunch on Waitangi day when everywhere else seemed closed.
A good cup off coffee and divine squid. Squid can be so easily overcooked. It came with a chilli lime sauce. Well balanced lunch.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank RestedNewZealand
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42 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Christchurch NZ
Level Contributor
92 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“After toil meeting venue”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

I enjoy meeting friends here, especially on Friday evenings when it is all buzzing. Bar is well stocked with tap beer and regular featured New Zealand wines. Service is brisk and, in balmy weather, outdoor seating is a treat. A good choice of wedges and other nibbles to accompany drinks.
Have dined in evening on three or four occasions. Once was for a special birthday dine out. While not top of the class it was more than acceptable with mains choices to please, I suspect, most discerning diners. Happy to book another evening dining experience. Venue is well sited at foot of Christchurch's Cashmere Hills suburbs. Approve of photographic memorabilia recalling when the Hill Tram went past.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Bikingroy
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Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
80 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Good food and service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

Have had several enjoyable meals here. The food has always been tastey and the service as well.

We had the T-bone steak and chicken pasta dishes, and both were very good.

A nice atmosphere and average prices.

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
1 Thank Louise_H46H
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Trying to be a restaurant but failing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times now with varying results. It's a pub trying to be a restaurant with high restaurant prices but food and atmosphere that falls short .

Noise is an issue and while the staff try there is just something not quite right with the food atmosphere mix.

Drop the prices a bit improve the food a bit more and it would be worth a visit .

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Global_Picturetaker
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Richmond, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2013

My wife and I visited Elevate on a Monday night, it was not suprisingly pretty quiet. We werent expecting anything great, but were both pleasantly surprised by the food, I had the fish special, which was well cooked and very tasty, my wife had the chicken, which she also enjoyed. As it was quiet service was also good, speedy and friendly.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Phil M
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