The Square Restaurant

52 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8011
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06:00 till

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  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wi-Fi
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About The Square Restaurant

Serving fresh, local produce with a kiwiana flare, in a modern and charming atmosphere, the Square Restaurant with à la carte lounge offers semi-formal dining in contemporary surroundings.

Cuisine: International
Dress Code: Casual
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Availability

We are sorry but this restaurant is not currently accepting online reservations through ResDiary.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

We stay here several time a year and dine whenever possible. The staff are invariably friendly, professional and attentive. Our meals last night were presented well, of ample quantity and good quality. We will be back Saturday week !

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 December 2019

We were there for dinner on Christmas. The service was very slow. I'm guessing with the holiday that there was limited staff. We have two family members with nut allergies. We ordered desserts and the descriptions did not include mention of nuts, though it was obvious when they came that they included nuts. This was disappointing and potentially life threatening. Please include accurate descriptions so guests can make informed decisions before ordering or eating somethings with hidden ingredients.

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Very delicious food and fantastic service

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Visited On Monday, 02 December 2019

When we arrived at the restaurant there was no booking even though I had booked online and had a confirmation email

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Visited On Monday, 18 November 2019

Service was bad. Had to wait 5 minutes to get seated. The egg cooking chef was rude. Lined up first but he gave to a person who lined up after first. Staff was rude. Food was average.

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Visited On Friday, 11 October 2019

If we hadn’t had Accor plus discounts the prices would have been over the top. As it was, we find the price of wine both at Novotel and Ibis very, very heavy. However, we enjoyed the meal, and the wine, but wouldn’t like to do it too often.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 September 2019

Service from serving team was excellent. Only comment is the Vegetarian main needs to be changed - Too many chick peas...but overall food is really great.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 September 2019

Part of an enjoyable evening.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 September 2019

Staff were very welcoming and helpful. There was a good range of food. I had the two course dinner special. The entree and main were both excellent.

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Delicious food. Great service. 👍🏿👍🏿

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Visited On Friday, 06 September 2019

We were so very disappointed with the time we waited once seated to get our drinks.. 20 minutes later we were advised our choice of wasn’t chilled or available. Another 10 minutes went by until our second choice arrived. Our entrees & mains were fantastic & tasty. Our desert tasting plate was a huge disappointment.. I thought a tasting plate was made of all small bites on the desert menu. Not memorable at all. It wasn’t as though we hadn’t booked in advance.. the secret to good service is to at least offer & serve drinks straight away. Seemed like the staff were on a training session!!!

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Visited On Thursday, 29 August 2019

We were not that impressed with our night out unfortunately. We ordered a bottle of red got given it with two glasses not even poured. We found a table and opened the bottle and poured our own glasses. put lid back on then another man came a long and undid the lid and put it beside the bottle? We asked to be seated at our table and the had to take our own drinks and bottle with us, so had to put the lid back on...…. My husband ordered the fillet steak and received the fish fillet which was taken away and returned after I had finished my meal We were offered some garlic bread to have while we waited but then he wouldn't be able to eat his steak so we passed on that. When we left my husband said we will never be eating their again! Kind Regards Katey Gregg

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Very nice meal in great atmosphere.

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Great meal and service, thank you.

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 July 2019

I stayed for 3 nights dined at The Square for dinner on all nights 1 had entree and main on 2 nights and main only on one night All meals were excellent the food was cooked to perfection from the scallops to the venison to the steak. Thoroughly enjoyable with excellent presentation and the staff were well trained and attentive.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Entree was scallops which was nice but small for the price.. very nice dining experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 June 2019

Always have great food here and service. Lovely and relaxing atmosphere. Staff are always very helpful and give great customer service.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Great place to dine,complimentary drinks for our anniversary was a nice surprise.Thanks

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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

Nice meal. Long wait. Attentive staff

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Visited On Sunday, 09 December 2018

Always a very relaxing experience in The Square. It's a sophisticated dining room with an excellent food and beverage menu. The service is outstanding - professional, efficient and welcoming.

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Visited On Friday, 23 November 2018

My steak wasn't great. I asked for medium. In todays terms it was over cooked. No criss cross grill marks was disappointing. Appeared to be cooked for too long at not enough heat

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Visited On Friday, 09 November 2018

Lunch with great service in a pleasant atmosphere. The beautiful complimentary dessert for my friend’s special birthday topped off a superb lunch. Highly recommend.

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Visited On Friday, 09 November 2018

Food was over priced and very plain.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 October 2018

Staff are very welcoming and helpful. They acknowledged us on our second night dining which is good to be remembered.

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