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“Wooo Hooo”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Tap Room - CLOSED

The Tap Room
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Good for: Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating
Melbourne Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Wooo Hooo”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

Not only food lovers but ones known to enjoy an ale or three Bill and I left the girls to wander and enjoy the scenery whilst we checked out the brews. Turned out to be a great choice :-)

Visited December 2012
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  • English first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“UNFORTUNATELY THIS PLACE WAS CLOSED DUE TO THE CHCH EARTHQUAKE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2012

This WAS our ABSOLUTE FAVOURITE restaurant. GREAT staff. GREAT food. GREAT atmosphere. Always looked forward to going - and recommended to ALL. It just seemed to have the perfect recipe of everything to make it the perfect place to go. Miss it so much. =o(

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Super Different!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2011

The Tap Room was just ideal. Considering I was on my gap year and therefore really short on funds (as anyone who’s been there before will know, NZ is not that cheap!) but between 5 and 6pm they have special offers. We had a stone grill which I’d never seen before where you cook your own meat on a 400degree hot stove on the table... it was SO cool and so different. Really recommend this place !!

  • Visited June 2011
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Thank RaoulDamada
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Smart bar, great food, sometimes slow service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2011

Despite the ridiculously overpriced drinks we tend to head to the tap bar quite often, we like the atmosphere in there and the fact that you can sit outside but be sheltered if its windy or rainy. Its a very attractive bar, and we've always found it to be clean and well maintained. The food is always delicious and there are often very good value early bird deals which are well worth a look. The cocktail list is extensive and delicious, but they take so long to make them its not worth ordering one if it's at all busy as you'll have finished your meal before it arrives! I have generally found the staff to be helpful and polite, and they will sometimes do table service for your drinks which we love.

  • Visited January 2011
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Thank jewelgirl_42
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Hong Kong
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Value + super friendly staff + location + very good food = Not to be missed!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2010

We ate here twice during our recent trip to New Zealand. We went back just because we enjoyed it so much the first time!

The first thing you should know if you haven't travelled to New Zealand yet is that food in the tourist areas tends to be QUITE expensive. One of the things we really liked about The Tap Room is that they offer a half price option between 5 and 6 pm, which made for excellent value. Hubby and kids all enjoyed cooking our dinner on our personal stonegrills. They have many options for stonegrilling including surf and turf, steaks, fish, and a variety lamb/pork/beef patter. Beyond the stonegrill options the menu is fairly comprehensive so unless you're uber picky you should find something to your liking.

The location is very convenient, and we found the staff to be very helpful and friendly. I looked all around NZ for a place to buy the glass water bottles you find in many restaurants as I wanted one to bring home. I could never find a place to purchase one, so they gave me one! SO NICE!!!

I'm not sure when we'll find our way to NZ again, but next time we are in Christchurch, we will not miss another dinner at The Tap Room!

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