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St Germain

255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 7008
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (30 reviews)
“cassoulet” (14 reviews)
“snails” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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Value
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LOCATION
255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary and we were not disappointed. The escargot starter was delightful, the scallops delicious. The beef was cooked perfectly with incredible seasoning and the duck was lovely. And to top it off, we enjoyed a scrumptious salted caramel...More

Thank Easan A
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonsoir Easan A, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening. Loo forward to seeing again. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dined with 6 others. We chose from the a la carte menu. I had the pork cheek wrapped in cabbage, the beef in a salt crust and the 3 ways with hazelnut dessert. Each course was excellent. However, the bread presented with the starter...More

Thank Gordon M
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Gordon M, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St germain. We are delighted that you've enjoyed and very surprise about the bread being awful. I'll definitely will have a look at it as we never had any problem with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great night at St Germain, decided to celebrate our anniversary somewhere special and it did not disappoint. Friendly service, nice atmosphere, perfect window seat and food to die for. I was particular interested in the cassoulet as it is a favourite dish...More

Thank Steven D
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour Steven D, Thank you very much for reviewing St Germain and we are thrilled that we made it special for you. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four courses and none of them was any special. If I should rate it as best it could be a less under average. Reason for only rate one star was the service. A bit strange waiter but most of all we ordered Escargots (Stuffed mushroom,...More

Thank Peter L
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour Peter L, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain. I'll not comment on it and let people decide about your review. But it definitely looked like you've had a bad day last Sunday as your were quite rude from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Germain excels in every aspect. The food was superb, the scallop entree was one the best dishes I've ever tasted in my life! There is an adequate selection on the menu, and everything we tried was delicious and almost impossible to imagine any better....More

Thank johnascroft
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour Johnascroft, Thank you very very much for your review and we are delighted that you've enjoyed your evening with us. We are working on better signage. Look forward to seeing you again. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone enjoyed their selections. Those who selected entries were able to blend their meals seamlessly with others who chose mains only. Every course was Thoughtfully put together. Staff were helpful and the wine list extensive and complimentary although there could have been more nz wines....More

Thank ngakuta
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour ngakuta, Thank you so much for your comments, we are so happy that everybody enjoyed their evening with us. We look forward to seeing again Merci Frederic

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was superb in presentation and taste; the service excellent and friendly and the French wine complimented the food splendidly.

Thank 495margaret
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour 495 Margaret, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain and we are delighted that you've enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing again. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Cannot fault this place - the food is soul food, the wine list diverse - we have the 5 course set meal and it was perfect.

2  Thank Alsipan
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Alsipan, Thank you so much for your comments and review and we look forward to seeing you again. Merci Frederic

Reviewed 11 May 2017

The food was beautiful as was the wine. Not sure on the new location though. Just doesn't have the same atmosphere as the previous restaurant. Also missing the white table clothes which kind of added to the mood. Location was very hard to find, even...More

1  Thank NzQueenie
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour NzQueenie, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain. We feel a little disappointed for getting a average rating. As you said the food & the wine was beautiful and we feel that deserve a little bit more than average...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Had dinner here on anzac day. The food was ok but not special. The service from one of the owners although reasonably sound lacked any warmth and could be described as mechanical.More

1  Thank BJKIWI
Stgermainresto, Owner at St Germain, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Good morning BJKIWI, Thank you very much for taking the time to review St Germain even if the rating is average. We are feeling very disappointed has it looks like we didn't delivered and I would like to apologies to you if you felt that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Meals
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 St Asaph Street | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 7008
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Description
St Germain was opened in September 2008 by French brothers Frederic and Vincent. Born and raised in Brittany, the brothers aim to provide you a real French dining experience using local products in an elegant and cosy atmosphere.

St Germain's diversity makes it the perfect place to enjoy food and wine, whether you would like to share a fabulous meal with friends, for a romantic dinner, or when dining with a larger group. We can cater for all.
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