Barefoot Eatery

MondayClosed.

TuesdayClosed.

Wednesday8:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Thursday8:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Friday8:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Saturday8:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Sunday8:00 am – 3:00 pm.

20 Welles Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

027 347 9823

In October 2014, Katie and Will Ross opened the Greenroots Juicery stall at the Christchurch Farmers Market. Fast forward six years and they’re still trading at the market but are also operating Barefoot Eatery, a CBD spot for all things nutritious and delicious, seven days a week. 

Located within The Welder, Barefoot Eatery’s menu is full of colour, wholesome ingredients, locally sourced produce and a lot of love. While there is still a strong focus on juice, the cafe offers smoothies, açai bowls, waffles, burgers, soups and cabinet treats that all fall into the ‘extremely moreish yet good for you’ category.

For breakfast, Barefoot’s waffles are an absolute must-try. They come topped with combinations like homemade Nutell and chia jam or peanut butter and blackcurrants. Made with organic flours such as buckwheat, almond, brown rice, coconut and cashew, these creations are naturally gluten free, organic and vegan without sacrificing even an ounce of yom.

If you are visiting for lunch or dinner, be sure to check out the Barefoot Burger. Kumara, carrot and hemp hash is topped with a veggie seed pattie, lettuce, tomato, plant based mozzarella and pickled slaw. Sandwiched between a gluten free sourdough bun this is a veggie burger in a league of its own. Add house made cashew cheddar cheese to take it to the next level.

Get your smoothie fix with options like the PB&J smoothie. With Bay Road peanut butter, Maca powder and raspberries, it's reminiscent of the childhood treat but packs a punch in terms of health benefits and nutrition density.

And don’t miss Barefoot Eatery’s selection of Greenroots juices, either. One of most popular, Garden City, is made only from Canterbury sourced ingredients. With the perfect balance of bitter and sweet, it’s anything but a chalky green juice, and each 275ml bottle contains 600 grams of fresh produce grown in our own backyard. Berry Ade is another long time favourite, and the cold pressed turmeric tonic features alkalised water, apple cider vinegar, turmeric and ginger to support the immune system. If you simply can’t decide, check the juice fridge - it’s a rainbow of colourful bottles at all times of the day.

So grab your mates, your mum, your bubs and even your dog, and head down to Barefoot Eatery at The Welder to discover a nourishing and fun café experience.

Words by Olivia Sisson & Photography by Nancy Zhou

Information not correct? Report an error

Location

20 Welles Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

Nearby Places

The Monday Room

Chef pouring sauce on a plated dish.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

The way this restaurant changes constantly yet simultaneously remains a longtime local favourite speaks to just how special it is.

The Conscious Club

Micro plastics in a jar.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Helen, Lucy, Kophie, Pip and Selina are The Conscious Club. A kaleidoscopic cohort of creatives who’ve united in a most benevolent way.

Utopia Ice Central City

Ice cream light on a pink wall with a bench seat.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Head down to southern High Street to experience all of the delicious, classic, exotic and mindfully made ice cream flavours from Utopia Ice.

GoodFor

Close up of jars with herbs and spices.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Step inside the stunning GoodFor store at The Welder and you’re bound to feel like a kid in a candy store.

Similar Places

Cellar Door

Row of wine tasting glasses outside on a table at Cellar Door in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

The Cellar Door focus is on approachable wine drinking, seasonal fare and free flowing conversation. It feels like your ‘local’ but has a distinctive, exciting element, sans pretentiousness.

The Caffeine Laboratory

Customers dining upstairs at Caffeine Laboratory.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Cafe and burger joint, Caffeine Laboratory is a stylish space fitted out in raw timber and with a brand new upstairs area.

Twenty Seven Steps

Customers dining inside the restaurant.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

An effortless combination of old and new, Twenty Seven Steps is a modern and sophisticated restaurant on New Regent Street.

Miss Peppercorn

Plate of noodles being eaten with chopsticks.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Miss Peppercorn is a modern eatery, celebrating the fragrant and mouth-numbing flavours of the owner's hometown in the Chinese province of Sichuan.