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The Jolly Potter

€€ - €€€, , Gluten Free Options
121 King Street, Temuka 7920, New Zealand
+64 3-615 7033
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“fillet” (2 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
121 King Street, Temuka 7920, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

perfect little place for pub tucker. felt cozy inside. meal prices are your average prices. had things on the menu like steak, chicken cashew stir fry, hawaiian ham steak..

Thank James C
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We were celebrating with family and as usual the meal was great. The staff are a real draw they are sooo friendly and attentive, and the food is really quick in arriving. We were there on a Friday, busy night, but still we had excellent...More

Thank dilly100
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Very impressed. Staff were lovely, lots of choices, good value. They had deutz! Would definitely return

Thank allie2904
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The Jolly Potter is a nice Bar type restaurant to take the family to. Great food good service and a lovely warm atmosphere.

Thank dilly100
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I visited The Jolly Potter for my business trip. Great atmosphere with welcoming staff. Temuka's history pictures on the wall n red brick gas burner,looks like log burner, made me feel staying at cabin. I had T-bone stake w green salad, hot chips. Also I...More

Thank sallygoodz
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Busy and bustling but food was hot, salads fresh (dress your own thank goodness as went to Speight's two weeks ago and it was swimming in oil), half portion for adult no problem. Everyone commented that it wasn't fancy but it was satisfying, homely and...More

Thank Suze T
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great atmosphere and delicious food. Reasonably priced. The staff were really friendly and very helpful. I had a fillet steak which was cooked to perfection. The staff were helpful is setting up a large table for a work farewell. Will definitely go back there for...More

Thank AHibby
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Went in for a light meal, but everything had fries with it basically. Only the BLT had something a bit lighter. Menu should have a lighter option especially in the summer, 1 salad does not really cover that Also seemed expensive compared to other places...More

Thank Gay B
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I go here often, whether it is for a family meal, fire side drinks with my husband or soft drink with colleagues. Staff will always find a table, no matter how packed it looks. Never a frown on any of the staff Obliging, family friendly,...More

1  Thank kelly e
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Warm friendly great staff,cosy little tables if that is what you want,good wholesome food a plate full that is,not silly little cordonbleau floral arrangements,I've been coming here for at least 6 years,it's my local, St.Patricks day/night is a MUST,Irish music Guiness.Whats not to love.......

Thank cathy964
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 King Street, Temuka 7920, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Temuka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-615 7033
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