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Review of The John Roy

The John Roy
Ranked #26 of 47 Restaurants in Rangiora
Price range: US$6 - US$21
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: We have completely renovated the pub inside and out for a fresh, clean, contemporary new look! Our All Day Brunch Menu is a big hit with our patrons as is our Tapas! Try our new dinner menu with table service. Food, drink, great times to be had at The John Roy.
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We had a late lunch and asked if they could be quick as we needed to be at an appointment. Ironically my steak and chips were over cooked and it took 25 minutes to bring them!

Thank Warwick T
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Susan S, Owner at The John Roy, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Warwick, this is not our usual form. We are normally very particular about our steaks. We would welcome the opportunity to show you how well we cook a fabulous steak the next time you dine with us. Please allow us to offer you a complimentary pint of beer the next time you dine with us and order a steak.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

the men had their usual steak cooked to perfection, the women had the chicken bacon and kumera salad.

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Susan S, Owner at The John Roy, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

The John Roy Team are delighted that the meals you enjoyed were well presented, cooked to perfection and served with a smile. We appreciate your custom and look forward to you visiting us again to enjoy food, drink and great times.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Called here on a cold July evening and decide against having a meal,the restaurant/ bar had a very small ineffective gas fire which put out about as much heat as a cigarette lighter.The decor etc is fine but the menu is sparse and uninspiring.The staff must have been feeling the cold too as they were huddled in a corner at the back of the bar.We had a drink and then left for a warmer place.

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Thank Frankroy
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had visted the old Jr's and hadn't been that impressed but thought we would give it a go again ,I'm so pleased we did the service was fantastic and the food was both tasty and reasonably priced. We both had roasts of the day and they are very generous servings followed by sticky date puddings made on site we will definitely be returning and taking the family with us.

Thank Cathy S
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Susan S, Owner at The John Roy, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

The John Roy Team are delighted that you like our new look and our great food. We look forward to welcoming you back with a smile.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

only went for sunday lunch because we had a 25% off voucher .we were pleasantly surprised . the atmosphere was okay for a pub. Service from agreat young lady was excellent .food was very agreeable at a good price . we would go back again much to our surprise . as locals we had avoided the place because of a previous reputation. we were happy with our visit .

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Thank jackmorrisNewZealand
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Susan S, Owner at The John Roy, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

The John Roy Team are really pleased that you visited us and noticed the difference. We are very different to the history that the pub had. We pride ourselves on our service, great food and a great atmosphere. We look forward to you visiting us again for food, drink, great times.

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