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

Fig Restaurant & Bar, nestled in the Quality Hotel Elms is a great place for you to come and enjoy your dinner after a long day of work in Christchurch, or to celebrate that special occasion.

With their fully seasonal a-la-carte menu you can be sure you will receive the highest quality food and service during your dining experience at Fig Restaurant & Bar.

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Fig Restaurant & Bar
456 Papanui Road
Christchurch 8542

Open Hours:
Everyday 12pm - late

Phone: 03 352 4903
Website: www.figrestaurant.co.nz/

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Fig Restaurant & Bar
Location: Papanui
Cuisine: A La Carte, Bistro
Mains: $15 - $35

Reviews

Judy Mah

The venison, chicken, roasted vege filo and market fish were all beautifully cooked and delicious in flavour.
We were very impressed with the extended new menu for the mains and dessert. The mango panacotta was the best while poached pear was on the sweet side for me.
As always staff are friendly and helpful.
We would definitely come back again.

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Tannia Eagle

The experience was lovely , beautiful meals enjoyed by everyone x

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The meal was first class and the service was outstanding as always

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Judy Mah

As was with my other visits to Figs restaurant, I'm still very impressed with the service, food and ambience.
When I mentioned that my husband and I are celebrating our wedding anniversary, they surprised us with a dessert!

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Nicki Baughman

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We used First Table the first time we went to this restaurant and ended up using it for our wedding dinner. The wait staff were lovely and very accommodating, especially since we had a toddler walking around. I was a little disappointed they no longer served the truffle mash with their meals (it was a stand out side dish), but understand. We would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Judy Mah

As per our other visits, food (salmon, chicken and curry) were perfectly cooked and the service was excellent. The staff were very helpful to accommodate our last minute change in the number of people due to family members visiting us and also the request of a cushion and a special dietary requirement.
Lovely ambience and would definitely go back again!

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Sara Wallace

What a fantastic experience! Making a decision on what to eat was very hard, the options on the menu were a nice suprise. The meal was absolutely delicious. The service was superb! We will most definitely be back! They even had a delightful Port on the menu!

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The service was fantastic, so friendly, helpful and respectful. The food was delicious. Lots of choice and really tasty. Thank you. We will come again.

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We had a FANTASTIC experience! The food was top notch as always and the staff superb. Minimal waiting time, we were very well looked after by all the staff but Trish was our main waitress and NOTHING was a bother. I casually mentioned it was my partner's birthday so we were celebrating a special night out. Before we ordered dessert, out came a waiter with a plate on which were a couple of yummy chocolate brownies with candles lit on top and a "Happy Birthday" message written in chocolate (by the chef) on the plate! Thanks to FIG for a most enjoyable evening. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!

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My friends and I had a great meal and the waiter and waitress were very attentive, happy and helpful, even though it was very busy. We will definitely be going back there again and I will try the duck leg next time as one of my friends had it really enjoyed it. Having said that I would recommend the sticky beef ribs.

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Really great staff and a lovely meal

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Amazing food, amazing restaurant and amazing staff

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Very well presented and delicious food.

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Paul Darcy

a really nice atmosphere very busy but still had great service had a great time

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Enjoyable dinner with friends. Very quiet (only 2 other tables occupied) but this is probably not unusual for a hotel restaurant on a Friday night. Pick of our 4 mains: the pork chops.

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We love this restaurant. The staff are attentive and the food is always amazing. We will look forward to visit them again.

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Maria Bermoy

Beautiful place that’s easily missed. Big restaurant and nice outdoor space. We got the prawn entre which was delicious. For mains the sirloin steak and the pork which we also enjoyed. Would dine again.

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Great atmosphere and service; beef steak is tummy and perfect too!

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Lynne Ryder

Another great night thank you. Really enjoyed it.

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We had a wonderful dinner, the food is always amazing here and excellent service.

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Judy Mah

The venison, chicken, roasted vege filo and market fish were all beautifully cooked and delicious in flavour.
We were very impressed with the extended new menu for the mains and dessert. The mango panacotta was the best while poached pear was on the sweet side for me.
As always staff are friendly and helpful.
We would definitely come back again.

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A great place for a quick, early dinner in a busy working week.
The staff are great

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Nice food, good service!

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Good service, food was fantastic.

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Nicky Keen

We dined at Fig for a family celebratory dinner. Fabulous and friendly service and the food was outstanding. We highly recommended and will also be back to dine again.

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Sincere warm welcome and dining service of the lady wait staff. Very velvety cappuccino...wonderful.
We liked both of the mains (lamb rack and the rib eye and the two desserts were divine...the pistachio creme brûlée and the frangipani tart.

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Food was ok and service was good.

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Bliss Gonsalves

The food was excellent. Me and my girlfriends had great time catching up with. The service was good too. The front office staff were amazing!
Must try the new gin of the month and tart!

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We had a great date night at Fig. The food was delicious and the service was great. We ordered the hot wings to start and the stuffed chicken and prime rib for entrees; it was the tastiest meal we have had out in a long time. We highly recommend Fig for date night or a special occasion.

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Tracy Colvin

Lovely as always we will be back soon

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Maringi Parnell

From start to finish the dining experience was phenomenal. Thank you to the staff for your service A++++ and to the chefs thank you so much for making the food so divine.....Thank you so much...If you haven't been to Figs it's a must go 2:) Love it and thank you

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Laura Tomlinson

This place is beautiful. We sat in the green room and it was so pretty! The food was delicious and the service was great. Would come back here again

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Anne Pavelka

Awesome service! Staff so friendly and willing to go the extra mile. The food was excellent! Wonderful texture, melt in the mouth, and tasty. Beer batter chips amazing! Great value for what we paid....

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Grace Yong Chen Chen

It was nice birthday dinner that we spent in here. The foods and service are great!!! Highly recommended

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Raewyn Van Den Akker

Beautiful restaurant and bar area. Lovely sitting with full length windows looking out to the garden. Lovely wallpaper looking through into another dining area. Very nice waitresses. Our bread starter simply delicious, left us keen for the mains. However somewhat disappointing. My husband ordered the chicken curry, the mounded veggie stack was barely warm ( mind you, he could have asked for a reheat ) and my rack of lamb, more like 2 fat chops, one with no bone left on the end. Both lying on the plate. Carrots were obviously frozen, and seemed semi-charred, but still quite firm. Do have to say my butterscotch creme brûlée was delicious. Shame about those mains. We were very lucky to have a first table reservation, as the normal full price of those mains, not really justified.

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Milly Schofield

Fantastic food, great service. Quantity of food for price wasn’t great, but we will definitely be back!

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A very pleasant experience on a Sunday evening with our son and his wife. Nothing to criticise. Food and service were very good. Last visit was about two years ago and the standard has been maintained.

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Fantastic evening, would certainly recommend, food was amazing, will definitely be back. Thanks team

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Charlotte Irving

Beautiful meals for all four of us, excellent service, made us feel welcome bringing a baby. I had the lamb rack and it was amazing!

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Tannia Eagle

The experience was lovely , beautiful meals enjoyed by everyone x

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As we were staying at the Elms Quality Hotel we decided to dine at their in house Fig Restaurant. We are so happy we did as the food and service was exceptional. The wait staff are so friendly and helpful. The food came out quickly and was absolutely delicious. Wish I had taken photos of the chicken curry I ordered as it had outstanding flavors. We also had a butterscotch cream brulee and it was divine. Highly recommend Fig Restaurant.

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Karyn Liddell

I’ve dined at Fig previously and my most recent visit wasn’t at the previous standard. The starters were delicious, and 3 of the 4 mains were fine. The venison, salmon and stuffed chicken breast were tasty but the gnocchi was gluey and the sauce had the taste of a store bought bottle of pasta bake sauce. The wait staff took this feedback on board professionally and said they’d report back to the chef, and removed the cost of the dish.

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Connon Daly

Great restaurant setting, food and price.

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The meal was first class and the service was outstanding as always

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It was a great meal with great deal!

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Pauline Wainwright

Delicious food and beautifully served.
Great service and very friendly host.
Felt snug and warm relaxing with a wine by their fire before we ate.

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Rajnesh Nadan

Amazing staff and food!

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Judy Mah

As was with my other visits to Figs restaurant, I'm still very impressed with the service, food and ambience.
When I mentioned that my husband and I are celebrating our wedding anniversary, they surprised us with a dessert!

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TONY FORSYTH

A very good meal that was enjoyed by all

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Haline Tercio

We were very well treated by everyone at Fig! The place and food were just right. The mushroom sauce is spectacular!

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Anna Brown

What a great place! The staff were so friendly and helpful and made us all feel very welcome. We really enjoyed the evening and there was no rush to get us out when we were finished. They even volunteered to change the chairs to more comfortable ones for the older members of the party. Some very personal and kind touches. Food was very good. Our only suggestion for improvement would be a better choice of starters - perhaps incorporate some things from the bar menu? so that they could be shared.
We'll be back.

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Nice food, lovely staff.

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Liked the setting and the service was good. Meals were okay.

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Lovely place to have dinner, stuffed chicken breast was over rated, no walnuts taste and size of it was maybe half a breast. Lamb salad my friend had looked superb

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dianne sutherland

Went based on others feedback, I didn't realise it is part of a chain Hotel, our service was excellent, the food very average, no fish on the menu.

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Lisa Dudley

My husband and I ate there last night and both the food and the service were impeccable. A very friendly staff and beautiful restaurant also.

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Excellent food and service with a nice warm environment on a cold winter night.
Recommended

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Lisa McLean

Lovely meal, atmosphere and service, couldn't fault at this level. The windows and windowsill where we sat could do with a clean, otherwise a great evening out

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arrived early could be seated immediately but decided to have a drink at the bar no problem with either . once seated service was polite and quick , the meal was well presented and tasty .no pressure to finish or between courses
given time , enjoyed our night

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Enjoyed the chips and starter. But the steak we had for the mains was dry - over cooked and the mushroom sauce was very thick. The dessert was very nice.

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