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 5pm - 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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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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Megan Gibbs

Lovely meal and surroundings.

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Hollie Kennedy

Nice vibe, good drinks and reasonably priced

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Lovely surroundings and great food. I enjoyed the lambs fry served with creamy mashed potato and a rich gravy. My companion had a salad. Both were good sizes. We were pleased to see that they offered mocktails and chose the Tutti Fruiti. Although quite sweet it was an enjoyable drink and a nice change from fruit juice. Will definitely return.

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For my first time by first table was great, great food , tasty, fresh, big plate, good value meal/price.
The staff were awesome, friendly, smiling, take care about the customers.
Cosy place with ambiance music

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Steph Gaskell

Food was good but not great, service average - prompt as we were the only ones there, but not very cheerful

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Andrew Abbott-Vaughan

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at the Leinster Road Bistro. It was a great balance of everything: atmosphere, food, music and great service. It was wonderful setting for our anniversary dinner and would definitely recommend it to others for a relaxing and delicious experience.

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Jenny Boanas

Friendly, professional staff, delicious food and good atmosphere. We would certainly go again.

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Anne Fuller

What a gem didn't know it existed but will def spread the word. GREAT FOOD AND STAFF.

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Great food, great service!

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Repeat visit good food made more enjoyable by ambiance of restaurant and able to converse easily thanks

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We had a lovely lunch out. Beautiful soup (potato, leek & prosciutto) and breads and a crime brûlée. Very tasty!

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Very friendly and helpful staff. Great food. Soft music allowing conversation without yelling. Five stars. We'll be back

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Harry Caley

Exceptional quality in the cooking and the ingredients, lovely atmosphere and very comfortable booth seating!

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Brydie Lee

Food was great really appreciated you accommodating my allergies
Gorgeous restaurant friendly staff

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Judith Wilson

We were given one of the great side booths for the four of us - such a nice arrangement for conversation. The staff person was lovely - very personable and very helpful. Food was tasty but a bit average.

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Kylie Purcell

Delicious food and fantastic service.

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Jan Fuller

Nice atmosphere... food was lovely!!! Will return

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Menu had changed from what we had last time but still great food.
Plenty of pine nuts in the salad. Beef cheek croquettes a must try.

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Jake Page

The food was top notch, decor nice and it was quiet on a Sunday night at 5pm. We will be back without hesitation.

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Very enjoyable dinner. The food great and service excellent.

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