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Lone Star

) #229 of 787 Restaurants in Christchurch €€ - €€€ , American, Steakhouse
Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-352 6653
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (18 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, American, Steakhouse, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, myself and 2 friends went here for lunch on a Sunday and I was disappointed that we were only offered the lunch menu, where at other Lone Stars you are offered both menus. There is not a great selection on the Lunch Menu...More

Thank Melissa M
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Melissa and thank you for your review. We apologise that you weren't happy with only being offered our lunch menu. We have a lunch menu in place as it is more affordable and time efficient for guests at lunch time, most don't want to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice experience. Cozy restaurant but can be busy at times. Value for money and good food all round

Thank TDXXX
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are stoked to hear you enjoyed your evening with us and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 June 2017

I phoned the week before for my birthday and said there would be 4 people possibly up to 8 people at 6 30 pm...phoned back 2 days later and said the number was now 17 people and some were children and asked if perhaps we...More

Thank Catherine H
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Hi Catherine, we are very sorry that your table was not ready when you arrived on Saturday evening. We have a Preferential List, which is explained on the phone, which guarantees your table but not neccersarily the time you'll be seated, there is often a...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

amazing menu, not cheap but very big portions and tasty! good atmosphere, helpful staff. can recommend the ribs and the cheesecake!

Thank tactnz
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for your review, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your meal with us! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This place ticks all the boxes; nice decor, ample seating even for large groups, professional and pretty waitresses, perfect food options especially for carnivores and massive servings. We shared the larger meal options. Situated right in Northlands Mall entrance so plenty of off-street parking with...More

Thank David T
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

HI David, thank you for your helpful review. Great to hear you enjoyed the famous Lone Star portions and service. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

You can buy discounted movie tickets when dining here, $10 for adults which is pretty cheap. We had dinner before our movie last night. It seemed quite busy for a Monday. I tried the prawn meal which was very generous and tasty. My partner had...More

Thank Andy B
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hi Andy, thank you for your review! I will pass your compliments onto our team. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We've been going to the Papanui branch for years, its cosier and more friendly than the other 2 in Christchurch. The food is always outstanding with the pork ribs being my go to meal and my partner love the Dixie chicken. They always have friendly...More

1  Thank Simon M
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hi Simon, Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear you enjoy dining with us and we look forward to seeing you again very soon!

Reviewed 12 April 2017

We visited this restaurant two years ago, and returned again this week in the hope it had improved...it hadn't. Meals are very pricey for the quality and once again I was disappointed with my meal. I ordered the Apache fish because I wanted something fresh...More

Thank Dingenic
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We do apologise that you did not enjoy your meal. The Apache Fish is panned in a lemon herb butter, but it certainly should not be swimming in it. We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Visited this restaurant twice when staying in Christchurch. Lovely food and plenty of choice from extensive menu. Huge portions! Enough to share. Very friendly staff and atmosphere. Would definitely recommend a visit. One of the staff even gave us a lift back to our guest...More

Thank Valerie T
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you Valerie for your lovely feedback. Great to hear you were able to use our courtesay van! We hope to see you again next time you are back in Christchurch!

Reviewed 7 February 2017

Had made a booking for earlier in the evening, however, this was not a problem to staff when we told them that we had been at a movie. We were seated promptly with no fuss in the upstairs part of the restaurant. The house wine...More

Thank Tracey1902
KatherineWall, General Manager at Lone Star, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for your review Tracey. I have passed your compliments onto our chefs, they do cook a great steak! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:30
Monday
11:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:30
Thursday
11:00 - 00:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 116 Northlands Mall, Papanui, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 6653
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