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Bay Hill Brewery Bar

€€ - €€€American, ,
54 The Bay Hill, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-688 4367
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Brew Pub, Grill, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
54 The Bay Hill, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Saw reviews which were all good, headed to Bay Hill for dinner. Found a gem in Timaru, small menu but something for everyone. Decided on mussels in coconut and lemon juice, delicious, sauce was tangy and tasty. Waitress warned me it contained turmeric so could...More

Thank Shane E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect location on the top of Bay Hill overlooking the harbor and Caroline Bay. Good choices of local produce. Fish and vegetables were great as well variety of local red and white wines. Big plates and very good attentive and helpful staff. Recommended for casual...More

Thank alex311327
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to go to here because of recommendations and were very disappointed. The menu is small, which isn’t always a bad thing, though items off the menu were not available. The prawn entree of BBQ prawns tasted like they were microwaved with sweet chilli...More

Thank kimmy_kmr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am American and have had trouble finding a great burger on this great island. I was surprised to find it here in Timaru. Don't miss out.

Thank Dave1855
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Stopped for breakfast and a coffee last Friday not expecting anything out of the ordinary. Was very pleasantly surprised with both the quality and the quantity with the "Full Monty'. Everything freshly cooked and perfect. Oh, and it was a beautiful day so the view...More

Thank Rhysd61
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Not sure what the rest of their menu is like but their steak is exceptional! Don't even get me started on the peper sauce....

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Only had breakfast here on both days of our stay in Timaru, but if that was anything to go by then I expect lunch and dinner would be equally good. Generous helpings, well priced, friendly staff and great food. Great location overlooking Caroline Bay.

Thank NatashaM101
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Called in here for lunch as it was a gorgeous sunny day with a lovely view of Caroline Bay, we weren't too fussed if the food was good or not we just wanted the view and sun. But have to say the 2 meals we...More

Thank Rochelle C
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on the way to Christchurch, good service. Very friendly staff and a good lunch menu. I had the fish, pan fried blue nose, delicious. Wifey just finished the Scollops, very good as well.

Thank steve-fitz7
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Had a meal here with vendors, food and service were brilliant to say the least. Pleasant and warm environment for proceedings.

Thank Andrew B
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Restaurant Details

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American, Brew Pub, Grill, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 The Bay Hill, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-688 4367
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