Where to find the best coffee in the Salt District

Head to the Salt District for your coffee fix. We guarantee you'll find your next local.

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Unknown Chapter

The Salt District is the gritty, character-packed part of town where you’ll find historical buildings rubbing shoulders with new office blocks and modern architecture. Think interesting shops, bars and cafes dotted around every corner. This alternative inner city quarter is a hive of caffeine activity, and is the place to discover your new favourite coffee spot.

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Unknown Chapter

254 Saint Asaph Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

Unknown Chapter roasts on site to bring its patrons first class coffee each and every day. The offerings here change throughout the year and all coffee is traceable back to the farmer. Check out the cute little roastery in action, with the beans turned to brews by talented baristas. Industrial decor is softened with a sea of hanging indoor plants dangling from the ceiling.

Not Without You

5/181 High Street, Christchurch

This intimate and sophisticated wine bar moonlights as a café by day serving excellent coffee crafted from Unknown Chapter beans, along with great counter food. A perfect spot for people who like to retreat to a quiet spot for a cuppa in a busy day.

Little Social

Little Social

255 St Asaph St

Tucked within Little High Eatery, Little Social serves delicious Supreme coffee and cakes to die for. Set yourself up for some people watching and recharge over a cup of joe at a high-energy establishment. You’ll also be perfectly placed to grab a bacon buttie, dumplings, or whatever else takes your fancy at this boutique food hall.

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