What to eat and drink in Level 3 lockdown - Christchurch

The wait is over! Level 3 has arrived and with it a host of exciting takeaway and delivery options from some of the Garden City's finest eating and drinking establishments.

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Whether you’re after a dumpling from your favourite Chinese takeaway spot, a slice of wood fired pizza, a juicy burger or a heat and eat set up from one of the country’s top restaurants - we've got you covered. This is by no means a comprehensive list but there are over 50 options to explore here. Happy days! 

Interior of Park Ranger.

Park Ranger

114 Riccarton Road, Riccarton, Christchurch

Park Ranger, our Riccarton haunt, will be serving up hot and cold drinks, scones, muffins and our food menu for pick up. Staples like Egg Bene, Smoothies Bowl and Omelette. Check out their full Level 3 menu here, you can order by calling 03 341 7949, sending a DM on Instagram or FB or via Regulr app. 

Follow @parkrangerchch for all the latest news. 

Slices in the cabinet at Untouched World.

Untouched World Kitchen

155 Roydvale Avenue, Russley, Christchurch

Best known for ethical fashion, Untouched World also dabbles in cafe fare. Untouched World Kitchen will be serving delicious coffee and treats during Level 3.  Best of all, these treats will be changing daily. Open every day 9am-12pm, call ahead to order on 03 357 9499 or you can make a contactless order via the garden door entrance.

Follow on Facebook for all the latest news. 

Exterior of Switch New Brighton.

Switch New Brighton

7/78 Brighton Mall, New Brighton, Christchurch

For those out East of the city, we implore you to search out your caffeinated beverages at Switch New Brighton. They'll be serving up a full range of coffee, fresh daily cabinet options including filled sandwiches, scones and muffins. And for those needing extra for home, coffee beans that can be ground to order. Open weekdays 8am - 12pm and weekends 8am - 2pm. Please place phone order 03 889 886 or contactless order at cafe door with contactless pay. 

Follow @switchbtown for all the latest news.

Woman making a flat white at Niche Coffee + Eatery.

Niche Coffee + Eatery

Unit 18/42 Marriner Street, Sumner, Christchurch

Coffee is at the heart of it all at Niche and it’s created to perfection every time. So there's no better way to reward yourself after lockdown than a visit here. On top of  the coffee, they will also be serving most of their crowd favourite cabinet food items and an amended menu, geared towards takeaway options. Open 8am - 2pm Monday to Friday and 8am - 3pm on the weekends. Order via the Regulr app or text orders to: 027 244 4221 or phone: 03 962 5728. 

Follow @niche.coffee.eatery for all the latest news. 

Barista making a shot of coffee at Six Ounces.

Six Ounces

178 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch

Six Ounces will be serving top quality coffee come Level 3 (made with Switch Espresso beans no less). Opening again on 2 September, 8am until 1pm Monday to Saturday, you can make a contactless order by paying at the door or DM via Instagram and paywave on arrival. And if you’re lucky, you might even get to meet Brixton the puppy – rightfully nicknamed the cutest employee here.

Follow @sixouncesnz for all the latest news.

Man standing behind the counter at Frances Nation Grocer.

Frances Nation Grocer

The Arts Centre Level 1, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

Fortunately, we've been getting goodies from Frances Nation Grocer online during the lockdown, but that doesn't mean we're not excited to get our hands on their coffee, sandwiches and real fruit ice cream in Level 3. France Nation Grocer will be open 9am - 3pm daily. Please note there will be only one customer in the shop at a time, and coffee orders will happen through the window.

Follow @frances_nation_grocer for all the latest news. 

Chef in the kitchen at Saturdays.


195 Marine Parade, New Brighton, Christchurch

If you've forgotten what day it is this lockdown we don't blame you. Luckily we'll have  Saturdays back in our lives soon: New Brighton's beachside cafe named after everyone’s favourite day of the week.  Coffee, daily fresh baked food is on the menu here. Open everyday from 9am you can order by phone or using Regulr app. 

Follow @saturdays.nz for all the latest updates.


Interior view of Miro.


176 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch

We can’t wait to get back to business as usual with Miro’s bottomless brunch. Until then, however, you can host your own at home with their new takeaway menu, seven days a week from 8am to 2pm. Options like the bacon brioche or walnut smoked brisket burger on offer alongside freshly squeezed juices, smoothies, coffees and house-made baking. Check out all the options and order on their website or delivereasy. 

Follow @mirochristchurch for all the latest news.

Table at SUPER.


5 Norwich Quay, Lyttelton

Lyttelton standout, SUPER, is back in the game with an exciting and expansive takeaway menu from 1pm to 9pm, Wednesday to Sunday. Their karaage fried chicken is not to be missed and neither are the kimchi fries. Order via the Regulr app or holla on 021 086 22632. 

Follow @superrestaurant for all the latest news.

Bowl of ramen on a table.

Ramen Ria

3/112 Oxford Terrace, CBD, Christchurch

If you've been dreaming of a brothy, spicy, bowl of ramen during lockdown, look no further than Ramen Ria.  Noodles, fried Chicken,  stir-fried noodles, dumplings, Bao buns and of course, ramen by the bucket load will be available for takeaway. You can order anytime between 11am - 9pm via UberEats, their website or give them a buzz to order over the phone. 

Follow @ramen_ria for the latest news.

Flaylay view of food from Table of Munchies.

Table of Munchies (TOM)

189 Papanui Road 38b, Merivale Mall

Enjoy TOM’s tasty sharing plates (and more) with your bubble. Head to their website tableofmunchies.co.nz to check out the full menu which you can now enjoy from the comfort of home. If you are not sure what to choose, try the dumpling tasting platter which includes 12 pieces and 4 flavours (pork chive, pork prawn, chicken and vegan). Order directly from their website or from UberEats.

Follow @tableofmunchies for the latest updates.


Interior at Gatherings.


5/2 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch

Level 3 may mean introducing some people into your bubble but you'll also be intoduced to Gatherings Pizzeria. Every week, Chef Alex Davies and his team at Gatherings, will offer a different flavoured pizza for you to experience. Your slices of pie will be accompanied by a side of lime seasoned wedges, cocktail dipping sauce and a large caesar salad. You can enjoy this tasty meal Wednesday to Saturday from 5pm - 9.30pm for a tidy $45 (feeds 2-3 people). Give them a ring on 021 0293 5641  to order and pay over the phone then pick up your pizza.

Follow @gatheringschch to find out more. 

Fried chicken in a takeaway box from Civil and Naval.

Civil and Naval

16 London Street, Lyttelton

Lyttelton local, Civil and Naval, is open with a comfort food-focused takeaway menu that features some of their classic dishes and rotating specials like Civil Fried Chicken with Burger Sauce & McClure's Pickles and Zany Zeus Haloumi & House Falafel. Order with the Regulr app, at the storefront, or call 021 0905 8688. 

Follow @civilandnaval for all the latest news. 

A plate of chicken and chips.

Herba Gourmet

96 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

If you’re ready to eat out again but want something as nutritious as it is delicious, Herba Gourmet is the spot.Riverside Market standout, Herba Gourmet, is open for pick up and delivery (Tuesday to Thursday 11.30am - 2pm, Friday and Saturday  11.30am - 2pm / 5pm - 7pm). Simply head to their website and choose from their wholesome and delicious menu or give them a ring on 03 925 9911. 

Follow @herbagourmet for all the latest updates.

Inside the bar at gin gin.

gin gin

4 New Regents Street, Christchurch

You'll have to wait a little longer to indulge in the velvety gum drop shaped stools, swirly table tops, lush indoor plants, and the glittering bottles customary at gin gin, however, in the interim go check out their takeaway menu. A selection of pizzas, venison ribs and paua will be available Thursday to Sunday from 5pm to 8.30pm via their online store.

Follow @ginginchristchurch to find out more. 

View out of window at Black Estate, North Canterbury towards vines.

Black Estate

614 Omihi Road, Waipara

Black Estate excel at winemaking, but did you know this also extends to pies? As part of their Level 3 offering, you can now order a pie for two with a filling of organic lamb or moroccan cauliflower. Pre-order now for contactless pick up or delivery on Friday and Saturday. Hot tip: order with wine for complimentary delivery. 

Follow @blackestate for the latest news.

Grater Goods burger.

Grater Goods

105 Orbell Street, Sydenham, Christchurch

Christchurch’s well-loved vegan deli, Grater Goods, is now open 10am-8pm Tuesday-Sunday for takeaways and delivery. Why not sample their DIY apero kit or the plant-based Reuben that's guaranteed to fill your tummy and warm your soul. Order your takeaway via text on 027 289 9295 or alternatively use UberEats and Gimme for delivery.

Follow @grater_goods for the latest news.


Close up of pizza from Pizza Trap.

Pizza Trap

371 Saint Asaph Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

Pizza Trap will be serving up their neo-neapolitan pizzas on hand-thrown, sourdough bases to enjoy in the comfort of your own home and we couldn't be happier about it. From 2 September, they'll be making pizzas for you 7 days a week, 5pm - 9pm. Order online at pizzatrap.nz or head to UberEats or Delivereasy for delivery service.

 Follow @pizzatrapnz for updates and news.

Chef cooking in the kitchen at Story.


Shop no 8, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

The dishes you find at Story on New Regent Street are bound to surprise and delight. In Level 3 you can now bring some of that culinary excitment into your bubble by ordering a takeaway from them. Open Thursday to Saturday, the dishes from Story will change weekly to showcase a different cuisine. You can order by giving them a call, send a DM on Instagram or drop them an e-mail.

Follow them @storychch for all the latest updates.


Cooking on the grill at El Quincho.

El Quincho

96 Oxford Terrace, CBD, Christchurch

For a taste of Argentina at home head to El Quincho for your takeaway. They'll be serving up Parrillada (meat platter) for two people for $58, a range of burgers as well as cook at home empanadas. Head online to order and be sure to use the 10% discount code BBQATHOME or find them via UberEats, GIMME or phone them on 027 289 1487.

Follow @elquincho.nz for the latest updates.

Interior view of Fush.


104 The Runway, Wigram, Christchurch

Fush is a Wigram stalwart that offers a taste of proper kiwi kai and the experience of true New Zealand hospitality. They'll be opening their doors for takeaways in Level 3 from noon til 8.30pm daily. Order online at their website.

Follow @fushshorebro for the latest news. 

Bowl of Chinese noodles from The Sichuan Kitchen.

BOXed Quarter: The Sichuan Kitchen, ChiChi Kitchen, Seoul Sandwich, Miss Bing & Steampunk Laboratory

Saint Asaph Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

BOXed Quarter is home to a whole host of international flavours and cuisines. Think Korean fried chicken burgers courtesy of Seoul Sandwich, bowls of authentic Chinese noodles from The Sichuan Kitchen and hearty Italian goodness made by ChiChi Kitchen. Miss Bing serves up crispy wraps and Steampunk Laboratory have dumplings and much more. All these spots will be providing delicious kai during Level 3. Check out their social media to find out about their offerings. 

Follow @thesichuankitchen,  @seoulsandwich@_chichikitchen, @miss_bing_01, @steampunk.lab,  for all the details. 

A hand holding a gelato cone.

Gelato Lab

5/132 Opawa Road, Opawa, Christchurch

This team of expert gelato makers will be offering their creamy creations every day. You can order a 1 litre pack for $30 and a 500ml pack for $16 and even get some cones to make your own gelato-filled cone at home ($4 for 8 cones).  Check out their Facebook page for flavours available each day and how to order.

Follow @TheGelatoLabNZ for all the latest news.

A young woman sorting out payment behind the counter at Bellbird Bakery.

Bellbird Bakery

The Tannery, 3 Garlands Road, Woolston, Christchurch

Bellbird is a local bakery worth seeking out for many reasons especially when you've been deprived of baked treats. They will have a range of sourdough breads, baguettes, ciabattas and artisan pastries: croissant, pain au chocolat, almond croissant available in Level 3.  Available Tuesday to Sunday, 8am-1pm, order online or over the phone: 03 261 9434. 

Follow @bellbirdbakery for the latest news.

Selection of cakes made by Anna.

Cakes by Anna


Cakes by Anna will be getting glorious homemade cakes out to you via contactless deliveries during level 3 from 2 September. There's a range of cake flavours and sizes available with lots of gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, low sugar options. There are gingerbread boxes which make a nice gift too. 48 hours notice is appreciated for orders which you can make online

Follow @cakesbyanna to find out more. 

Fridge full of craft beers at Punky Brewster.

Punky Brewster

22B Tyne Street, Addington, Christchurch

Need a beer to celebrate getting Level 3? Punky Brewster Craft Beer Fillery will have you sorted in no time.  Fresh 1.25L PET riggers of craft beer and packaged craft beer, wine, cider, and spirits are available for local delivery and click & collect from their distribution warehouse in Waltham. Visit them online to browse the brews. 

Follow @punkybrewsterchch to find out more.