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Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar

3/478 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
+64 3-352 3232
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mini desserts” (26 reviews)
“granita” (18 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
3/478 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've dined here a few times and the food is always delicious, with friendly service. This is Greek food at its best. The menu is large and varied with many options for all, and the portions sizes are great and filling (have often had to...More

Thank Cally C
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is awesome. I had the chicken lemonata and it was absolutely divine. The service is great but, dare I say it, it was a bit over cooked. Don't get me wrong, I applaud attentive customer service but this was too full on. We...More

Thank suze65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a saturday night dinner. Ample parking abd a short drive from the city. The place was packed but staff were attentive.the flaming cheese dish is good to look at but was very salty for my plallete. Lamb shanks and the chicken we...More

Thank getmevarun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I am a regular customer at this restaurant. Happy to say this restaurant has never let me down. Even when they are always busy the food has never been compromised and it’s always same quality. The drinks they serve are awesome and the sides...More

Thank Sammy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place never fails to impress, the ingredients are always fresh and taste delicious. i love the mini desserts, they're great after a main as i can never fit in a full dessert after!

Thank a_little_asian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took 5 business colleagues for dinner last night on a cold wet misearable night Place was warm, and very soon became packed with diners. Staff are very welcoming and know their stuff. Very happy and proud of their food and Restaurant. Reasonable pricing for the...More

Thank RossandJan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was a little noisy but it is a smallish restaurant with tables quite close together. But once you see and eat the food all is forgiven, the service is amazing as are the staff, nothing is too much trouble and I look forward to...More

Thank marlenef4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third time we've been for a variety of occasions. The staff has always been friendly, the food great and it's a buzzing environment. I recommend the lamb or chicken salata. Filling and delicious

Thank kiwimaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner thought that she would surprise me by taking me out to an anonymous restaurant for my birthday - unfortunately when I checked the computer she had left the menu up. From the time that we walked in and were seated we felt at...More

Thank postmanpat39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I dont mind this place and I have been twice. Neither time has it stuck out to be as great and the last time i went my steak wasnt cooked how i asked for it, but was edible. Not amazing but good enough.

Thank jfieldfit
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ashleigh h
30 May 2017|
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Response from dorinab407 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply - am on holiday but no they don't do takeaways
Young Sil B
28 February 2017|
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Response from CostasTaverna | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, we can cater for a group of 18 guests - you would need to be at two tables of 9 right next to each other. We do also have vegetarian options, which are available to view on our website. These include, but... More
22 March 2016|
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
Hi here is the information I got back from Costas today for you They are open from 5pm - you need to book check out there website for costas cranford st christchurch and you can book online. Thanks very much for your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/478 Cranford Street, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 3232
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Costas Taverna is a place to celebrate the simple joys in life... family, friends, conversation and great food.
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