Cuisine: A La Carte
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35

Great acoustics and soft jazz from a state-of-the-art sound system will be the soundtrack to your memorable dining experience at Leinster Bistro. Great for family dining, the cosy restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere with comfortable, luxurious leather booths and professional, friendly service. A regularly changing menu and fresh daily specials means there’s always something new and exciting on the menu to tempt you.

Marinated olives, Pan fried Squid and Beef Cheek Croquettes are just some of the highlights on the entrée menu. For your main course, tuck into delicious fish and chips, grilled rib eye beef or lamb shoulder. Ensure you leave room for Leinster Bistro’s mouth-watering dessert options; Apple Crumble Sundae, Chocolate Fondant and profiteroles are particular favourites.

Gluten free, vegetarian options and a special children’s menu are available too.

There’s a small house bar serving a range of beverages, including an excellent New Zealand wine list. With a great atmosphere and cosy, intimate seating, Leinster Bistro is ideal for get-togethers with family and friends.

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Leinster Rd Bistro
158 Leinster road
Christchurch 8014

Open Hours:
Monday to Friday 9am - late
Saturday and sunday 5:30pm - late

Phone: 03 355 3055
Website: www.leinsterbistro.com

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Leinster Rd Bistro
Location: Merivale
Cuisine: A La Carte
Mains: $15 - $35

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Kate N Greg Westwood

Wow what a little gem in the heart of Merivale, lucky locals.
Beautifully prepared food, there’s a lot of love there and really attentive service.
You were the only waiter on and you couldn’t tell -well done, you have the recipe right! Deserts were delicious.

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Ali Jones

Leinster Bistro is one of the jewels in the suburban restaurant crown in Christchurch. I can’t recall a bad or even “average” meal here. Can’t reccomend highly enough.

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Lana Bentley

Never been before. Food was amazing!!!! Lovely surroundings and will definitely be returning

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Diane Ammar

Great meal and excellent service.

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Michelle Feng

If you are after a quiet place where you could enjoy a pleasant meal as well as a relaxed conversation, Leinster Rd Bistro definitely is the one you shouldn't miss.

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Allanah James

Great food and great service. Definitely go again.

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Graham Tate

Excellent food, great service on an unusually quiet evening made this a very enjoyable meal.

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Alex Dixon

Excellent food & service!!! Great portion sizes not too big or small!!!!

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Philip Sapsford

It was good. Maybe a little could be done to make it brilliant... e.g. a little more lavish in the condiments on the desserts. I think we might return sometime

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Always a dining delight - peaceful, delicious, timely and sophisticated. This is one of my favourites for a guaranteed good meal and friendly service.

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Ian Gibson

great service, great food, value for money, I love the ambience

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Graham Tate

A most enjoyable meal in comfortable relatively quiet surroundings despite a quite crowded restaurant. We will happily be back for more.

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Food was fantastic, service and staff great, did not feel rushed, also BYO restaurant

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Fabulous food and we love the quiet environment. We are able to talk and hear

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Two of the three enjoyed their food, nice seating and atmosphere

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Great dining

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Diane Ammar

First class dining. Beautiful food. Great customer care!!!!

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Cathy Carter

Lovely subdued dining in a very relaxing environment. Good food and service and wine selection available.

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Lovely food and service.

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Marion Coburn

Lovely restaurant with excellent food. Highly recommended.

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Edna Graham

Delicious meals had by all. Only contra is lack of parking

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Mary Vink

Great service and once again very good food. Everything cooked to perfection. I love the comfort and the ambience of this place. Will dine here again. Great coffee.

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Great place

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Great food and great service :-)

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Great dinner, excellent service, good range of wines. Nice Sunday evening relaxed atmosphere.

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Jill Craw

Awesome dining experience. Great setup and very enjoyable atmosphere. There were several items on the Menu I would like to go back and try. Fish of the day with seasonal veges is on the top of the list. Music was just right for dining and chatting over. Comfortable seating and lovely service by the staff, thanks for a lovely experience :)

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Very enjoyable lunch at Leinster Bistro, no loud music and conversation was easy.The menu was a little different, so many yummy dishes to choose from and nothing disappointed. The service was delightful. Would definitely go back and recommend to friends.

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Had a lovely lunch. Would come back.
Only reason I didn’t select excellent service was because we weren’t read out the specials. They were on a blackboard but we hadn’t noticed it. Had to ask what they were.

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Always enjoy dining here. One of the few places where the noise levels aren't a problem, it's always such a lovely quiet and pleasant dining atmosphere where you can actually hear the conversation at your table! Food has always been of a great standard every time we've dined here too...will be back.

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Jingyu Zhang

The food was great, very tasty and filling. The waitress was very nice and provided good service. A great first experience and we are happy to come back!

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Great food, great service in good environment

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Karen Law

Great food, great service, Leinster Rd Bistro never disappoints. We’ll be back...

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Jane Brunton

We really enjoyed our meal. The food was delicious with good service.

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Kirsty Ash

Great food delivered promptly and attentive staff. Hard to fault. Will be back.

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Graham Tate

This was an excellent meal, attractively served in a comfortable popular venue with attentive staff. The four of us all felt it was particularly good value.

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Excellent service and food. The service was very friendly and efficient and the menu was much more extensive than last time we dined here. We thought there was a lot more choice and there were many things on the menu that appealed. The buttermilk chicken salad was a standout, as was the risotto of the day. The creme brulee and the profiteroles were yummy desserts. We would come again.

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I always enjoy dining here. The seating in the booths is so comfortable and as the tables are not close together it’s good to have a conversation without overhearing the nearby diners. A very pleasant ambiance.

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Maaka Kahukuranui

Brilliant service, delicious food.

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Chelsie Turner

Good food, nice atmosphere, friendly staff. Would go again. Highly recommend the beef cheek croquettes

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Jeff McCarthy

Great food and service.

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A great experience - will certainly return.

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Stacey Wilson

Lovely meal and lovely atmosphere.

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Brilliant atmosphere, food and service, what else could you want!

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Mary Wood

Pleasant evening

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Maringi Parnell

Well presented, mouth watering flavours. My lunch was "Delicious" the staff where so amazing and very helpful. Beautiful place with Beautiful people. MP

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Martin Simcock

Great food and excellent service
Will go back

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Andrea Robertson

Great food and service

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Excellent meal. Great service by Brazilian waiter. Always a great place to dine

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What can I say? Food was excellent, service was excellent.

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Lovely meal and fantastic service - as always. We'll be back

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