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Food and restaurants in Christchurch

Top restaurants

Asian Restaurant
“Lunch and Dinner, Southeast Asian. Consistently popular, busy restaurant in peak times. Nice little bar joined. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“They have the  most amazing soft tacos. The staff are  friendly and the food is simple yet  packed full of flavour. 20 minutes away in  the CBD.  ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Pub
“Gastro Pub with a cafe - Little Poms with the best eggs benedict in Christchurch”
  • 41 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“I love the vibe in this bustling restaurant plus the great food . If the weather is cooperative there are tables outside beside the stream.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Beautiful Thai food. Highly recommend, there is a bar attached to the restaurant also and you can have tasting/sharing platters there also. Book the restaurant online. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A good Christchurch Restaurant if planning on spending a day there sightseeing”
  • 16 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“You feel immediately calm when you walk into this place. Wonderful food and wonderful service.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Live bands, big screen watching for sports, outdoor seating as well as indoor. A great place to catch up with a few friends or enjoy live music when it's scheduled. Good restaurant and also bar snacks.”
  • 13 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“C1 is more than a cafe, it truly is an amazing experience. I have taken people here and years later they still talk about it. An iconic Christchurch cafe in the old High Street Post Office. Utilising the pneumatic tubes, get your food delivered to your table through the pneumatic tubes. The coffee and food is great here, it is always busy so be prepared to wait a short while for a table. c1espresso.co.nz ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Lunch and Dinner, Southeast Asian. Consistently popular, busy restaurant in peak times. Nice little bar joined. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Fantastic brunch in city, recommend all kinds of Coffee, French toast and Benedict.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Park
“Your base for epic mountain bike, zipline & sightseeing adventures as well as chilled out down-time in Christchurch’s Port Hills. Race through the valley on the dual zipline tour. Take in the stunning views from the chairlift or walking track. Be totally stoked out by the stunning machine and hand-built mountain bike trails or just chill out on the large deck of the Café nestled in the Pine forest. The Adventure Park experience is yours for the making!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
“OGB is open fro 7.30am - 1am, 7 days a week. OGB serves scrumptious breakfast and lunch options during day service, as well the best coffee in town. Night time food options at OGB include platters, olives and tempting snacks. The wine list, craft beer and cocktail selection is like no other. You will not be disappointed. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
“Great Breakfast spot, you can find regular items and lots of new innovative offerings. Everytime I have been, the food feels really fresh and made with passion. Some items are art on a plate! Bookings ideal. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“You feel immediately calm when you walk into this place. Wonderful food and wonderful service.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
“6 min walk from Tonbridge Street! Fantastic scrambled eggs & amazing home-made bread selection. Can be a bit busy sometimes but always good.”
  • 21 locals recommend

Bakeries

Café
“Awesome bakery / cafe, one of the best bakery's ever and it's just down the road!!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Cakes! Gourmet doughnuts are too good to go past. Hot pies are good. You can eat in at this bakery/café.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Try out the award winning local historical bakery. You wont be disappointing. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“They have the best pies! Also a well-known bakery that serves many local favourites :)”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Great array of sandwiches, pies (hot and cold), baking goods and great bread.”
  • 1 local recommends