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“Generous and delicious!”
Review of Baretta

Baretta
Ranked #151 of 1,055 Restaurants in Christchurch
Price range: US$6 - US$24
Cuisines: Italian, International
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Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Baretta Bar & Restaurant is a little piece of Italy in Christchurch. From the moment you walk through the door you will feel like you have stepped back to another time and place. From the exquisite interior and moody appearance, to the inviting terracotta paved courtyard - Baretta is our interpretation of a classic Italian trattoria with a Kiwi influence.
Reviewed 6 June 2014

This was the first time we had eaten at Baretta"s and we will definitely go back.
The small plates are enough to share between two if you are having a main course. The Arancini balls (4) were delicious and cheesy.
My main of pork belly with a cider jus was perfectly cooked and so very tender, it fell apart. The kumara and potato rosti was a perfect fit.
We did order (reluctantly) a side of buttered vegetables, a generous portion and excellent value. However we probably didn't need them as there were enough vegetables incorporated into our mains which was a refreshing change. So many restaurants now require you to order vegetables or salad as an extra, I think they should be a component of the main meal not an extra charge.

The atmosphere was cosy and elegant and it was warm. Nothing makes you want to leave a restaurant before dessert more than being cold.

Excellent service from our friendly, helpful and attentive waitress completed a lovely evening out.
Heading back to try the Poussin next!

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Thank GinaJohnson
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

First class food here and lovely décor and atmosphere
Very polite waiter we were pleasantly surprised as all around it's still looking very delapadated
the night we went it was almost full great night

Thank trishswim
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

We had relatives staying so we bought a grabone voucher and took them to dinner at Baretta. Our voucher entitled us to four mains and starters, as we were a group of five we shared the four starters and ordered a total of five mains.

Our group spanned three generations and the menu was wide enough that we all found several choices on the menu that we would like including the vegetarian in our group.

The four different starters were the highlight of the meal as we shared them around the table, each of us getting to taste each the offerings.

The service was outstanding, casual in style but without lowering the tone of the night and they seemed to have perfect timing, knowing when to enquire after our meals,top up drinks and when to give us some space.

We will definitely be back.

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Thank 777Viki
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

We celebrated a birthday at Baretta recently and thoroughly enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. The menu is excellent with a wide variety of choices and a comprehensive wine list. The food was cooked to perfection and beautifully presented. The wait staff provide excellent service without being over zealous. They provided good information regarding the wines available and recommended different dishes to try. Overall the dining experience was great and we will definitely return. The one criticism I have is that the live music was very loud making if difficult to hear over it.

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Thank aotearoanz
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

Welcoming venue on a cold Christchurch evening with very friendly and helpful staff . Good selection of dishes on the menu including some mouth watering specials and a comprehensive wine list. Lovely venue made for a really enjoyable evening

Thank Sandra T
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