Sydenham continues to push the boundaries when it comes to delighting Christchurch locals with its fantastic array of bright and bustling shops and eateries.
Once a non-descript part of the mighty Colombo Street in Christchurch, Sydenham has seen a welcome resurgence since the earthquake with the arrival of the popular boutique shopping mall, The Colombo. Further along, you'll find plenty of bars, restaurants, and street art sure to delight.
Originally named after a china shop on Colombo Street, Sydenham continues to push the boundaries when it comes to delighting shoppers with its fantastic turnaround from grey and mundane to bright and bustling.
01 Native Café
383 Colombo Street, Sydenham, Christchurch
There’s something for everyone at Native Café.
02 Allpress Espresso
110 Montreal Street, Sydenham, Christchurch
The coffee here is just what you'd expect from the experienced Allpress roasters.
03 5th Street
5 Elgin Street, Sydenham, Christchurch
A spectacular spot for evening dining seven days a week.
The Colombo 363 Colombo Street, Sydenham, Christchurch
Variety is the spice of life, and you’ll certainly find something to spice up your wardrobe at Stencil.
05 Grizzly Baked Goods
33 Buchan Street, Sydenham, Christchurch
Effortlessly cool with a friendly and inviting vibe, Grizzly Baked Goods will have you feeling like you’ve woken up in another city.
451 Colombo Street, Sydenham, Christchurch
Peruse the likes of Adidas, Vans, Element, and Lower’s latest lines all stocked in store, or choose from more than 50 other international and New Zealand brands.
07 Grater Goods
105 Orbell Street, Sydenham, Christchurch
Found in an old glass factory in Sydenham’s industrial blocks, you'll find everything from sausages to bacon and steak - just the more humane and sustainable kind.