Cuisine: Bar Food
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $25

The hippest bar in town is back!

The Rockpool pumps out the hottest beats, has an amazing professional standard pool hall and serves up the most delicious food around. There are live DJs every night too!
With gourmet pizzas, mouth-watering burgers and a great range of beer, wine and spirits, you'll come for the food, but end up staying for the atmosphere! Sip away at their famous teapots... No, they're not your average 'tea'... it’s hard to explain - best you come and check it out for yourself!

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The Rockpool
85 Hereford Street
Christchurch

Open Hours:

Phone: 03-374 9461
Website: www.therockpool.co.nz

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The Rockpool
Cuisine: Bar Food
Mains: $15 - $25

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Awesome vibe, good service & great food

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Lachlan Marshall

It was a nice meal and the staff were friendly but felt like they could have checked on us more

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Tai Sila

The food was delicious. We had great service, that was very quick. The staff was also very friendly.

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Good casual dining choice with added attraction of pool tables.

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Service was amazing, food was absolutely delightful

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Sophie Turner

Having previously visited and enjoyed Rockpool, this time was a huge disappointment. As soon as we entered the establishment our group felt largely ignored and sidelined. The service pre-ordering was minimal, and when asking about the evening specials the waitress was uninterested, gesturing to a specials board as she walked away, the specials board pointed away from us and couldn't be read from where we were sitting.

The food itself was okay, the Chicken Parmigiana was soggy and lukewarm, however, the flatbread starter was amazing.

We were seated at a table with views into the kitchen. While waiting for our food to be served we witness a waitress eating a chip off of another customer's plate while bringing it out.

While that may be excusable what was not, was a staff member placing her pouch of tobacco on the kitchen bench close to where food was being prepared and rolling a cigarette in the kitchen. It was very offputting and none of the three people at the table would go back.

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Good food n good service

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Luke Skeez

Great food at good prices

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Zoe West

We both had ribeye steak and were more than happy with it. A bit more salad would have been nice

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Tamara Holley

Was a great night the food was salubrious
Best steak ever and everyone enjoyed their meals n had fun playing poor after have already recommended to friends to go there to have a meal we all r going to come back .

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Excellent service and very decent food.

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Great food as always. Service was a bit slack, felt like we were forgotten.

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Awesome food and service as usual, made even better using first table.

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Nadia Coffey

The mars bar cheesecake was amazing

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Julie Pettitt

Fantastic menu
Quality of food superb
Staff great.
Thanks.

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Warren Garthwaite

good value quality food coupled with good service. Recommended to other diners.

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Me, my partner and my step son love the food over there and the cheesecake are amazing very big slices lol.

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Lovely evening with great food. Although I required special food choices, nothing was a problem

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Was an awesome experience, the service was great and they were very timely with our orders (drinks and food). Food was great and such good value for money. Overall a really good experience. Would definitely recommend!

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Simon Petersen

Awesome food. Great atmosphere. Will be back again

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Arvind Masilamani

Food better than expected, well priced. Great service. Recommended.

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We attended on a Sunday evening when the BIG FIGHT was on screen!!! The place was jam packed with heaps of people but the waitress was attentive and whizzed us to a reserved table ;super efficient in taking our orders. Out family of 4 had lamb shank, fish burger and pizzas (Hawaiian and Smoke salmon). Portions were big and yummy!
Cant fault the place for anything. Our only grouse is having to walk with the kids through smokers who were hanging around the entrance of the restaurant when we arrived. Other than that, place is good for a evening meal.

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Tracy Inwood

Wide choice of food. Fabulous service and really enjoyed our dinner. Will go back!

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Ashley Penny

The Rockpool was a great place for a spontaneous date night with my partner. Getting 50% off the food bill made it even better!!! Will definitely be using First Table again in the future.

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Reese Harrison

Excellent food. Would return again

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Couldn’t fault the food or the service. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was delivered quickly and mine was one of the best steaks I have ever eaten. 10 out of 10 would be my rating. Loved it

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Helen Pickles

Enjoyable evening. Food is already reasonably priced. Got a nice jug of beer too.

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Marie Burch

Sinead was our funny Irish waitress who handled our table with ease. We were greeted immediately on arrival and seated at the window. The menu was quality, simple food - exactly what we were looking for. Steaks were cooked to perfection, the chicken parmigiana delicious - as was the calamari starter. Excellent ice cream sundaes to follow for some. Very well priced food - even when not on First Table! We will definitely return next time in the city.

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We wanted a quick tasty meal before attending a show. It met our needs. Generous servings.

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Vanessa Crisp

Once again we went to The Rockpool for our teenage son's birthday and it was a great time with wonderful cooked meals. Thank you.

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Was a lovely meal and had a great atmosphere.

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the 4 of us had a great meal, and enjoyed a few games of pool afterwards. A good space to relax and play

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Katrina Brooking

Absolutely great will definitely be going back

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Superb Service, Delicious Food, always love going to the Rockpool

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Lovely meal, good value for money and great service with super-friendly staff!

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Angela Paterson

we had a wonderful time. The meal was fantastic and service was excellent.Then we played pool. We had a ball

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Mikaela Islip

Really great service here, staff were very attentive and the food was delicious. We had chicken parmigiana, the lamb roast and a pizza. All were yum! Had a game of pool afterwards to finish off the night

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Alana May

Went for dinner with my partner and we loved the food! The amount for $ was incredible and service was fast and friendly.
We enjoyed where we were placed for seating and how the atmosphere felt.
We will definitely be back!!

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Excellent service. Enjoyed the meal.

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Kevin Clancy

real nice place not pretentious great location value for money

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Nadia Maria

Big servings. Couldn’t finish the main after the entree. I ordered the blue cod- it was amazing!!

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Claire McIntyre

Food was amazing, especially the steak, it was cooked to perfection:) will deffos be back!

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Tim Frickleton

Good service good atmosphere good food good time playing pool afterwards. Highly recommend

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Was lovely and warm. The food was delious. Good value for money.
The French waitress was so welcoming and her service was excellent.
Will definitely come back

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Jill Sutton

Great dining for a realistic affordable price. Certainly recommend.

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Rose Craigie

All was good except one meal came out stone cold and we never received one beer. Apart from that it was a good time

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As usual, the food was delicious. So good that we haven't tried any other restuarant since eating there because we know that we will enjoy our meal. Thanx

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Sue Winders

Above average pub food, great selection, done well.

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Tracey Lambert

We could not fault the food and service we received at Rockpool. The waitress was super friendly and nothing was a problem. We were celebrating a birthday and we were made to feel special and they went above and beyond. The food was delicious, we will be returning to the Rockpool soon

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Nick Purcell

Not my first time dining here, certainly wont be my last. Always tasty, really affordable. Good atmosphere.

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