Cuisine: Bar Food, Family, Grill
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35

Pssst… on a mission to find the best beer garden in Christchurch? The Cranford Ale House is a serious contender. Its large outdoor space has furniture, heating and greenery and word has it, it’s one of the best sun traps in town.

Inside, the Cranford Ale House is everything you’d expect from a classic Kiwi pub. Serving hearty dishes like beer battered fries with melted cheese and bacon, cottage pie and ‘curry in a hurry’ this is straight-up food that’s sure to hit the spot.

Friendly staff are on hand to serve your food and drinks from the bar’s huge selection. With regular pub quizzes and all the best sports action on the wide-screen TVs, this is the ideal spot for a fun evening out.

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Cranford Ale House
305 Cranford Street
Christchurch 8024

Open Hours:
Mon - Sat: 10am - 11pm
Sun: 10am - 11pm

Phone: 03 355 0218
Website: cranfordalehouse.co.nz

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Cranford Ale House
Location: St Albans
Cuisine: Bar Food, Family, Grill
Mains: $15 - $35

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Barry Tomkinson

Lovely meal as always :-)

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We enjoyed a great family dinner. Service was friendly and attentive. Food was great.

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First time in years I've had a meal that was REALLY HOT.
Thank you!

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Amazing food and service, would highly recommend this place.

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Really enjoy the atmosphere and service has always been good. Food is great for pub style dinner. Nothing fancy, but good quality

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Great place to dine out wonderful friendly service great meal couldn't fault it recommend to try

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Belinda Gough

Great food, excellent service, actual bar and restaurant still has a funny set up, but loads of outdoor seating and lots of people pouring through the doors for meals. Would recommend to try it out.

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Kay Bayly

Great service lovely location a definite must try.

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Michael Oliver

A nice dining experience, meals were nice, although my Chicken Breast was quite small a little overcooked, on the dry side. But all in all a good meal.

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This was an excellent meal and the staff were very friendly and very efficient. We would definitely return

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Emma Clark

Really good pub food and great service at reasonable prices.

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Roberta Taylor

Great Food & Excellent Service by the waitress!!

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Barry Tomkinson

Very nice meal / we all had the fish and chips :-)

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Zoe West

Great meal Really nice Steak but would have liked more salad or veggies

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Great food fantastic service

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Garlic bread outstanding, had to take half home, had the chicken salad with fried new potatoes beautiful just too big will be back

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Good food, kid friendly and we have been back several times now

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Cranford Ale House, and an excellent culinary cuisine chef have done amazing work in turning the old "Robbies" into a new delightful dining experience. The new owners have done great!! Brilliant food and service. Definitely recommend..

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Ian Swain

A great family meal with our daughters The service couldn't have been more courteous & friendly. Many thanks to all the ladies at The Cranford Ale House

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My Wife and I had a very good experience. It’s not just about the meal. Thank you

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Kylie Purcell

Great food, always reliable. Service was fantastic with an amazing hostess!

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Mandy Bainbridge

This was our second time at Cranford Ale House. Again the food and service were excellent! Mains are a generous size and so much better than a normal pub meal. Will be returning :)

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Only "complaint" would be too much food. The portions were overwhelming compared to our experiences at other Chch restaurants. We will be back but next time we'll order more strategically.

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Lawrence Hough

Great food, decent serving size & awesome staff

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Josie Welch

Lovely meal! Excellent food

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Garlic Caibartta bread outstanding and all our meals were prefect will be back

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Adam Teo

Cranford Ale House delivered brilliantly and the food were amazing!

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Fiona Bester

Yummy food. We really enjoyed the shared platter as a starter.
Great sized burgers from the kids menus. Suited my 9 and 10 year olds appetites perfectly.
Good attentive staff. A great meal out.

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Great food and great price.
Friendly service

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Rach Dunlop

Felt nice and easy taking our kids there. Very accommodating with bringing kids meals out promptly so they weren’t waiting long.

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Service was good and staff nice, but food was bland.

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Great service, good food and child friendly

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Charlotte Reid

Great atmosphere and friendly staff. The food was delicious and generous serves.

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Had a great time. Meal was beautiful. Staff very friendly.

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Angelie Malolot

Great service.

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Melissa Jeffrey

Great easy casual dining experience

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Alan Dearden

A great meal in great atmosphere. The steak was cooked to my liking, however my wife’s salmon was a little over cooked but still tasty. Great drink prices. We will definitely be back. The restaurant was very full yet the service was excellent.

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Thoroughly enjoyed our meal out. Good sized meal, beautifully cooked. Took advantage of the First Table Booking which was a great way to go out for a meal. Thank you.

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Fantastic restaurant and great food!

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Lesley Dunn

A nice family bar restaurant. Burgers were good, friendly service

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Chris Breen

Will be back, enough said

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Mandy Bainbridge

The pickings were slim for a first table booking as I’d left it until the last minute and this was the only pub grub on offer close by. We’d previuously been here a few years back when it was Robbie’s and it was horrid BUT... the Cranford Ale House was EXCELLENT! The dining area was nice and cosy, the staff attentive and the food was brilliant with great portion size and awesome taste. I’d return tomorrow, great place!

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Ali Ross

We have enjoyed several meals here and will go back too. The meals are a good size and good choices. The waitress went out of her way to make sure we enjoyed our night and we had extra people join us when we arrived and the table was quickly added to so it was no problem for them to eat with us..

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Meals were delicious and served promptly which was appreciated with an under 5 eating with us. We asked if fish could be crumbed instead of battered and altho not normally prepared that way willingly cooked it for us crumbed. The restaurant was very busy but standard of service didn't disappoint. Recommend restaurant any time.

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Karla Ruru

Great food

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Great

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The restaurant was quite a bit nicer on the inside than we had anticipated. The wait staff were very solicitous and prompt. The food was okay. The calamari were quite bland and my chicken breast was over cooked for my tastes but others may prefer it that way. My partner found her mushroom dish to be quite nice.

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Leana Edwards

This is my 2nd time going and the food there is very delicious (love the malibu panna cotta dessert) and also the staff there have good service skills

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michelle tretheway

This is the second time we have dined here, great selection of food always hard to make a choice, great service and atmosphere, will definitely be back.

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Geena Nicholls

good priced food

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