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TMR Restaurant & Bar

) #27 of 771 Restaurants in Christchurch €€ - €€€ European, , Vegetarian Friendly
161 High St, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 5262
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“mousse” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
161 High St, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The title says it all. We returned yet again for a breakfast with friends. Once again the food choices were excellent and we will most definitely be back. Thank you to the staff.

Thank haricari196
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is on point in the new TMR restaurant. The previous sultry lighting is still a feature, now teamed with an industrial style decor. The menu is larger than before, with great sharing options (I've raved about everything we ate but the ceviche has to...More

Thank hannahb05
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only went for a late night drink but the new venue is to die for and the staff were lovely. There were lots of tables full even though we get there quite late and the vibe was humming.

Thank tessazant
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great ambience and setting. Wonderfully themed and lovely atmosphere. The food was great with some interestingly different dishes. The staff struggled a little on their first night as they had a big crowd in .. a legacy of their success at their old...More

Thank TrevorMcNZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Monday Room after getting it half price on first table awhile ago, absolutely delicious food. I feel like you could order anything off the menu and you would enjoy it! Reasonable amount of vegetarian options so I was grateful.

Thank Ariana E
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We'd never been before but the food was divine! We had the chefs choice and my God was it delicious! Lovely wine Topped of by great service from Amber who knew everything about the food and wine. What a great night out.

Thank tracyhV3993DG
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Called in for pre theatre dinner, only wanted a small plate or two each but our host convinced us to go for the $45 per person set menu. What a feast, could have easily fed 6 of us, and caters for all such as wheat...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Hats off to the team; wait staff were pleasant and discretely positive, which complimented and allowed the chefs passion for delivering delicious food with a real point of difference to be the main event. Well done team. We will be back for sure!

Thank Talizah H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here for my birthday and what a fabulous treat. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the staff are friendly and attentive. Our meal was to die for- the combination of flavours is the best I have ever tasted. I can't wait...More

Thank Alison F
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Went on Saturday night with friends and we decided to choose the 'trust the chef" option and we were not disappointed. There was plenty of delicious food and as I am a vegan they had vegan options in all courses on offer. Social pariah I...More

Thank lucystarbuck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$36
Meals
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:45
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 High St, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 5262
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Description
SOCIAL DINING AT ITS FINEST.

Hello and welcome to TMR Restaurant & Bar

We pride ourselves on having a vast and varied offering, showcasing the best in food in beverage in New Zealand. Our restaurant offers an environment of comfort and quality, with plush banquet seating, and professional yet casual service.

We have a real passion for food, and our team of chefs; with local heroine Hannah Cooper-Grieve at the helm, are some of the highest trained in the country.

Owner Joel Christian has hand-picked a concise yet substantive wine list showcasing some of the best local, and New Zealand wines.

Additionally we offer an extensive cocktail list for those of our guests who care to enjoy a cocktail either before, during, or following a meal with us.

We function primarily as a Restaurant, and our priority is always tables and bookings for guest with the intent of dining. It is highly unlikely that we will have tables or bookings available for cocktails or drinks only; but rather we offer an extensive beverage program for the enjoyment of our guests who are dining.

We offer two different food menus, all of which have their specific times of service, along with specific points of interest. These are detailed as follows:

Dinner:

Our evening menu is all about Social Dining.

The menu is comprised of multiple plate sizes, and is designed to share from the middle of the table in a fashion akin to traditional New Zealand family dinner.

For your first course we offer the Small plates, either to share or enjoy individually.

For your second course we advise guest to select from both the Medium and Large plates, with the Large plates as your hero protein dish(es) and the Medium plates as the vegetable driven accompaniment(s).

We wil serve the second course through the middle of the table, complete with serving cutlery, for you to then serve on to your own dinner plate.

Dessert:

The Monday Room is a specialist Dessert restaurant, and as such, we offer a large and varied selection of house made desserts. This menu is available every day, from open until close.

Weekend Brunch:

On the weekends we take a break from the fancy restaurant, and during the day we have a little bit of fun with our menu. These days book out fast, so it's always best to make a booking.

We take bookings for tables of up to 14 for Lunch, Brunch and Dinner.
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