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

Reviews

Megan Ferguson

To get a seat by the fire on a cold night was quite a treat lol, but then there was the food, wow. The fries were to die for, perfect, and the salad was excellent. My partner said the ribs were the best he's had in a long time. The atmosphere made you feel right at home, we will be back

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Excellent place to take grown up children in their mid twenties. Lots of favourite food choices like ribs, steak, chicken and fish. Great selection of pizzas and salads. The only downside was we were so full that couldn't try desserts. Will definitely come back next time to try them. A+++

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Victoria Atkinson

The service and environment were fabulous, made us feel very welcome, and even had coloring for my 4 year old.
The children's meals are not very small, so for children would recommend ordering a side instead.

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Becky Stufkens

Excellent

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Paula Jackson

Great service and food. A great way to start the night out before going to the theatre. Will be back

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Great place to go for a very good value meal! Ribs, steak, and salmon fettucine meals were lovely.

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Trenia-Tony Johnson

My entree of a Rosemary & Feta flat bread was the best - it was pizza size and tasted so good. Ribs were tasty.
We had exceptional service from Maria.
Great atmosphere watching everyone play pool and having fun.

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Had roast meals which were excellent value and of generous size for the price. Service was good although there were not many people in at the time, there were plenty of staff on duty.
The staff were welcoming and attentive. We will return and can recommend to others to enjoy

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Suzy de Guzman

Staff were friendly and accommodating , the food was great and the environment was perfect for our birthday dinner.

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Great food & service, took our 9 & 11 year olds for a family meal and it didn't disappoint. Lots of choices for everyone!

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Eric Kim

Great food and service!

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The staff were all friendly from when we walked in till when we left. Our waitress was prompt and took down our orders correctly. Food was great - the creamy bacon & mushroom fettuccine was delish! I’ve been here a few times before, the food is yummy, even the prices was even better! We had a couple of teapots which topped a great evening!

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Great service good food

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Jarrod Henderson

Great Food even tho it was busy with the Rugby

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Amazing food !

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Keshia Ivy Liza

Rockpool was awesome. Customer service was amazing and the place was definitely something else. great view of the games. Love it. Coming back fasho

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Ottie Schwartz

Everything that we ordered was really good!

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Mandy Caldwell

We had a great time at the Rockpool for our date night - my husband had a steak and I had a caesar salad. We really enjoyed our meals and the service was friendly and helpful. Overall an easy, laidback kind of place to have a quiet night out.

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What a great evening, I had the Rockpool Roast and it was absolutely delish!
Service was great, thank you Rockpool I will definitely be back again

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Kaz Douglas

Fabulous night.
Great food from Platter to start to the mains.
Really enjoyable atmosphere.

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Jeremy Baars

Awesome, loved it! Great atmosphere, family friendly & the most amazing friendly staff. Would definitely recommend, we’ll be going back!

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Violine Ler

The environment is great. Good service, food come in very big portion. Food is excellent too. Highly recommended!

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Delicious food, really great service. Can't believe the prices in this day & age. All 4 diners would go again in a heartbeat

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It was an awesome experience, lovely food, excellent service and good atmosphere. Would definitely go again

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Waimarie Bruce

Central location is great. Is in a bar so there’s plenty of noise but nice atmosphere over all. The dining area where we were sitters was pretty small. Food was good. Would recommend the salt and pepper squid. Portion sizes are huge so don’t get too much for a starter and then main. They didn’t have the two menu items I wanted to try on the night I.e, Whitebait fritters or Cripsy Salmon, but the alternatives were nice. Will dine again.

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Kim Hay

Great price, food and atmosphere. Will be sure to dine again.

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We were a little apprehensive as we knew the rock pool in our younger days as a place to get liquored and play pool and get rowdy, but.... Its a lot different now, while people were drinking and playing pool it was quite low key and a nice pub atmosphere, the area for dining was cool as you could see the whole bar and pool table area. The meals were really good in particular the mushroom sauce on the steak was sooo good, the girl serving us was busy but still managed to attend to the diners, I would recommend this place for a "fun" dining experience.

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Megan Ferguson

To get a seat by the fire on a cold night was quite a treat lol, but then there was the food, wow. The fries were to die for, perfect, and the salad was excellent. My partner said the ribs were the best he's had in a long time. The atmosphere made you feel right at home, we will be back

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Tiara Tzm

Had a great dinner there. The food are delicious and are relatively cheaper compare to others.

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Excellent place to take grown up children in their mid twenties. Lots of favourite food choices like ribs, steak, chicken and fish. Great selection of pizzas and salads. The only downside was we were so full that couldn't try desserts. Will definitely come back next time to try them. A+++

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Had an excellent meal at the Rockpool ,the service was amazing.With the first table discount it was super cheap, but in saying that you could go there anyway and pay full price,as the meals are very reasonably priced,Good night had by all.

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Karen Letchford

Great night out on Sunday night, restaurant was quiet but service was great. Everyone commented on how they enjoyed the food.

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Trenia-Tony Johnson

Great meal. Nice and hot and plenty of it. Our waitress delivered great service. Salad was tasty - best I have had at any restaurant, fresh, crunchy and lovely dressing. Great to see a lot of people enjoying themselves on the pool tables. Will be back.

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Jasmine Quinn

Have a wonderful time at the rock pool and with first table made the night even better

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Candy Swart

Good food and loved the atmosphere. Great place for a winter night. Good music too.

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The size of the meals were large and of good quality. I felt rushed by the waitress, but she was very nice. Good value for money.

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Mia Hunter

Food was awesome, pretty good portion sizes and friendly staff.

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Jasmine Dunn

The meal came out fast and big meal sizes, efficient service.

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Amazing service and great food

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Kevin Clancy

highly recommend if you are hungry and like good food - good location - nice place

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Excellent food, generous portions and friendly, attentive service!

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Jacque Mellish

Excellent fast service food was amazing staff very friendly.

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Kim Anderson

Really great pub food and fantastic service. We had a great time. Thank you.

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Sandy Hampton

Was a nice central place to meet up. The restaurant is clean with interesting things to look at on the walls. The food was tasty and affordable. Very good value for money. The staff are friendly and welcoming

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Gina Rich

Both our food and service was outstanding.
We will definitely be recommending The Rockpool to family and friends.

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Great food. Service needs some attention. They definitely needed to light their fireplace, was a bit cold inside. Will definitely still go back.

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Margot Robinson

Such a good night. Great food and fantastic service. Thanks very much!

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Kimberley McCall

We had a great time! staff, service and food were fab. A slight shame about the state of the bathroom floor tho.

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Lillian Challies

Lovely meals and the service was great. Will definitely come back as hubby and I enjoyed our date night here.

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Andrew Woodhouse

Had a great night at Rock pool, the rib eye steak was cooked perfectly. Customer service was good.

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Seated in a nice booth. Accommodated slash tolerated the groups lack of speed in making menu choices, without any signs of annoyance. Food was standard pub grub done at a satisfactory quality. Wait for food was acceptable.

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