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The Terrace

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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20-22 South Terrace,, Darfield, New Zealand
+64 3-318 7303
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The Terrace owners and staff were wonderful. Really made our special family dinner last night wonderful. Nothing was too much trouble, nothing fazed them and they went over and above. A must visit for food, service and ambience. Fantastic guys . We really did appreciate it.

Thank JasonandLynne
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Have dined here a few times and have never been let down. Very friendly staff, clean and nice atmosphere very warm and welcoming. The food wad delicious well done to the chef. Lighter meals which are cheaper than mains so good for all budgets. Will definitely be back.

Thank Terri S
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Having spent a frustrating day being turned back due to bush fires, we were coming towards the end of our 700km drive, late in the day, and desparate to find a restaurant that was open, we passed The Terrace. It was open! The staff were so welcoming and the food was delicious! Thank you!

Thank Andy S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Wonderful atmospehere! Friendly service! Divine scallop entree (with buttery ginger sauce - worth a mention)! Salmon and lamb cooked to perfection and skillfully paired with yummy sauces and sides! Will certainly return!!

Thank Louise H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Called in on our way home to christchurch had a late lunch. We shared the Thai seafood chowder and the seafood basket they were amazing. The gentleman who seated us and took our order was the owner and gave great service and so did the young girl waiting on the tables. Food was amazing would definitely recommend this place to... More 

Thank joannemI1285PG
Auckland, New Zealand
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163 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff seated us promptly. We were surprised at the extensive menu of food and drinks. Recommend the smaller size Blue Cod and Chips (ample adult meal), Steak and Mushrooms, Crusted Lamb and Chicken Parmigiana. Well presented tasty meals and excellent value for money.

Thank NannaK53
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Had very good meal off the lunch menu. The roast of the day, very good, nothing stale or pre-cooked feel about it. The Creme Brulee was great.

Thank BurwoodBob
Ashburton, New Zealand
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I met a relation for lunch, meals ranged from $15 -$35 with something for everyone! The food was delicious, the service was friendly, and to finish with the coffee was good. Great place to go for somewhere a bit different. Loved the menu selection.

Thank wattys4
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Enjoyed our family pre-Christmas dinner here. Friendly staff and good food and we will definitely here again.

Thank Rochelle G
Canterbury Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I always love the food, drinks and service at the terrace its amazing and not too far away from me so thats a bonus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Contemporary, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20-22 South Terrace,, Darfield, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Darfield
  • Phone Number: +64 3-318 7303

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?