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USSCo Bar & Bistro

€€ - €€€European, , Vegetarian Friendly
16 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
+64 6-868 3246
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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16 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Reviewed today

In a city of little choice this is a nice restaurant which caters for the hearty appetites. Portions are huge, steaks are generally cooked well but again very large, too many potatoes!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Themedic
Reviewed yesterday

Found this place by chance and very pleased with the menu selection, quality of food and level of service. It was our favourite eatery in Gisborne and wouldnt hesitate to recommend it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Keith M
Reviewed 5 days ago

A reasonable menu with well executed entree, mains and dessert. good service and nice atmosphere in a casual dining setting.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Spoonyfish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What more can I say..... We only had mains as it was late, but both were beautiful & the service we couldn’t fault.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Azaandkaza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The USSCo was located just around the corner from our hotel, located in the former offices of a steamship company and so we decided to check it out on a Saturday night. The place was already hopping by the time we got there (Kiwis eat...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ForeignObserver2
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a nice evening meal in Gisborne and this was just super. We had four entrees, all beautifully presented and great to eat. Lauren was so helpful in assisting with choices. The hand cut chips were a great accompaniment. The wine list...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank k0enraadk
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Great service , young professional wait staff ✅. The most gorgeous building and location Always interesting menu , and quirky the way it’s been done this time , all handwritten , .....love it My only request would be to change the beef option . I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anita6722
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Bellissimo!! One on my favourite of all nz.. it was everything amazing, the pork was spectacular the dessert was phenomenal the pasta was buonissima

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AlaPring
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Walking distance from the centre of town. Very friendly staff made you welcome. Portions far too big! Poor vegetarian mushroom tagliatelle. Steak well cooked but minimal vegetables. Poor choice of deserts.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tripmum
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We all enjoyed our food but ... the staff were disappointing. If they took as much interest in dinner guests as they did themselves it would have been an enjoyable occassion. As for the soda stream ☹ couldn't enjoy a gin as there no soda....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jimmy_jazz3
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29 August 2018|
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Response from DarylJ552 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not inside but they had a few tables outside on the sidewalk.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Gisborne Region  >  Gisborne
  • Phone Number: +64 6-868 3246
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