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TGB Bar & Restaurant

) #10 of 57 Restaurants in Timaru €€ - €€€ , European,
Beswick Street | Cains Terrace, Timaru 7940, New Zealand
+64 3-687 9190
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Healthy, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Beswick Street | Cains Terrace, Timaru 7940, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous reasonably priced meal from a wide ranging meal. Good atmosphere. Service very good but a smile would have been nice from the waitress.Had a baby but they provided highchair. Loved my meal would go again

Thank leoniehastings
wiredfrog, Owner at TGB Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Greetings LeonieHastings Thank you for taking the time to write a review on us. We appreciate your kind words. Stay safe. Faithfully Ping LIM (The Proprietor)

Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had dinner and ordered the basic roast followed by ice cream sundaes. Would have to say they were very average. Service was just okay staff seemed to spend time chatting to each other rather than serving customers so I don't think it is a...More

Thank YVONNE L
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The soup was delicious but the main course (roast beef dinner) was overwhelming in size and the potatoes were hard. For breakfast I ordered eggs Benedict but again was overwhelmed with portion size as this dish was served with two hash browns on each half...More

Thank Margaret J
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We regularly visit here for lunch as it reliable good options all for $13 each. The staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank SwaniesW
wiredfrog, Owner at TGB Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Greetings SwaniesW Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate it. See you soon. Faithfully Ping LIM (The Proprietor)

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

When you go to a restaurant, you do not only consider the food but the whole dining experience, itself. Food and ambiance was very good, but sad to say that our whole experience was completely destroyed because of a bad customer service by your waitress,...More

Thank gary r
wiredfrog, Owner at TGB Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Greetings Gary R Thank you for taking the time to write a review on us. As the saying goes, it takes ten years to build up good reputation of a business, and it takes one review to undo the good work that we have done....More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Called in for lunch. Great food and very friendly staff. Amazing value for money and the alterations to the interior of the building since my last visit a good few years ago is unbelievable. Have recommended it to others visiting Timaru.More

1  Thank Taffy Derek
wiredfrog, Owner at TGB Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Greetings Taffy Derek Thank you for liking your experience at The Grosvenor. Despite our renovation that had gone back a decade, quite a number of local people still thought that the hotel is still under the old management, and that we are a part of...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016

Every meal I have had here has been great! I love the fried chicken and sauces they make. The staff are friendly and approachable. Its a great place to have lunch or dinner, very chilled.More

1  Thank Helen R
wiredfrog, Owner at TGB Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Greetings Helen R We love the Fried Chicken too. Nashville is without a doubt my home away from home. Fried chicken in Down South is simply amazing, and I have always wanted to have such a great comfort food here in New Zealand. I'm forever...More

Reviewed 19 December 2016

My business partner and I were both satisfied with the breakfast we had. There was no elaborate buffet spread, but what we had was perfectMore

Thank Abhay M
wiredfrog, Owner at TGB Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Namaste Abhay M We are pleased to have met your expectation. Buffet spread would be financially viable if we have a high turnover of international guests that are available in major cities. However, for a boutique hotel, wastage will be too great. Furthermore, majority of...More

Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

You get good simple food at a good price. Do not expect fancy food. The crispy fried chicken salad is my favourite. Always look out for the special of the day. You cannot get food of that quality and price in Timaru.More

1  Thank Joseph Y
wiredfrog, Owner at TGB Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2016

Greetings Joseph Y Thank you for your feedback. I think your review brought it home that we serve comfort food. It's what we are good at and that we don't wish to be what we are not. Look forward to serve you again soon. Faithfully...More

Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Was staying at the hotel and having walked around decided I may as well eat there They have a US style menu and I probably should have gone for the house specialty the Jack Daniels Steak but I was lured but the specials board and...More

Thank Shayne M
wiredfrog, Owner at TGB Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2016

Greetings Shanyne TGB Gastropub is known locally for its affordable pub grub. Our chefs here have a target of getting the meals sent out by fifteen minutes. When we have affordability, speed, contentment as part of the briefs, something has to give. That would have...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$23
Cuisine
Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Healthy, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, 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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beswick Street | Cains Terrace, Timaru 7940, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-687 9190
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Description
TGB (Gastropub) is located in historical building with dramatic high ceilings, nostalgic exposed brick and modern touches. It's been operating since 1875 for obvious reasons: southern hospitality with exceptional food and drinks. Our food grub is no-nonsense yummy and generous. Come on down, and chow down with the food. You'd be so glad you did!!
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