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Old Bank Cafe & Bar

) #9 of 61 Restaurants in Timaru €€ - €€€ , ,
232 Stafford Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-684 4392
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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New Zealand, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
232 Stafford Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great service, great food, great prices. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at The Old bank cafe and Bar. The food was delicious, the service was excellent and the staff were very friendly.

Thank Scottydancer
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

For an old corner pub the meal was hearty and cheap but not a deep fried pub meal. There is quite an extensive menu with something to suit every appetite. The staff were friendly and helpful and there was room for dining with or away...More

Thank Penelope M
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Monday night eating out options in Timaru were limited. We found the old bank cafe and bar was an excellent choice. Bar staff could not have been more helpful. Meal sizes were huge, reasonably priced and the food was exceptional. Highly recommend.

Thank Sparkychook
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Was a bit unsure to try this place to start with, being a public holiday there wasn't much choice available but we were pleasantly surprised! Service was friendly, smiley & helpful. Told us it would be a bit of a wait for coffees which was...More

Thank Brogan W
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Whow, walked in a little sceptical however great menu, very large meals and absolutely awesome staff. Blue cod obviously just out of the sea. Good half way point from Dunedin to Christchurch. Will be back to try next item on menu. Disappointed I couldn't fit...More

Thank kimngia
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great food Great value Tasty . Great service and excellent coffee . Will be back to sample more of the varied menu . Next time i will start with dessert as no room after main.

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good night out with friends in a relaxed atmosphere. You'l love it! Good range of beer/ food. go give it a try

Thank fitton74
Reviewed 27 September 2016

just the average friedly local pub suitable for large crowds as they have some big tables, big gaming area, likeable locals for visitors

Thank KalznChch
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We were dismayed at the state of the toilets..& decided that these could well be indicative of standards here generally. It's just not acceptable these days, to run an establishment where the bathrooms are heavily grafitti'd, fittings missing, paintwork dilapidated & to feel the service...More

Thank MartiNewZealand
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service and good food. Stopped here on a Sunday afternoon in the way to Dunedin from Christchurch. Did the job. Would recommend.

Thank KRP011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
New Zealand, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Stafford Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-684 4392
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