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12 Bar

A guitarist playing music on a stage at 12 Bar in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

If you love a good neighbourhood bar in the city, 12 Bar is the spot for you. 12 Bar brings together all our favourite things; beer, food and music in abundance.

Barefoot Eatery

Interior of Barefoot Eatery in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

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.

BOXed Quarter

People hanging out in the lanes at The Boxed Quarter Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

A hub for all things food, creativity and culture, BOXed Quarter thinks outside the square.

Dux Dine

Bi-fold white doors onto deck and courtyard area of Dux Dine in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Dux Dine is one of those rare gems where anyone and everyone has a place at the table, all in a cosy, home-like atmosphere.

Little Vintage Espresso

Customers queuing to order at the counter at Little Vintage Espresso.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

A jewel in the Amberley crown, Little Vintage Espresso offers delicious homemade food and good coffee.

Lyttelton Coffee Company

Customers hanging out on the deck at Lyttelton Coffee Company cafe.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

A quirky place humming with activity, this place is home to a coffee roastery and a cafe big on sustainability, community and authentic fare.

Mona Vale Homestead & Pantry

Exterior of Mona Vale Homestead & Pantry.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Walking onto the grounds of Mona Vale Homestead & Pantry is a transportive experience of its own.

Moon Under Water

bar shelf at Moon Under Water
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Moon Under Water features all the best aspects of a classic pub that's up with the times when it comes to great brews, food and service.

Niche Coffee + Eatery

Table of delicious food.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Niche Coffee + Eatery, the latest addition to the hospitality scene of Sumner, fits like a glove to the seaside village.

Paddy McNaughton's

Exterior of Paddy McNaughton's, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

A pint-sized pub has been created in honour of Paddy McNaughton. In the early 1800s, he was shipped halfway around the world for stealing an orange. Paddy would feel right at home here in the 21st-century rendition of an old Irish alehouse, and not just because it’s his namesake.

Park Ranger

Park Ranger cafe space.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

A café that hasn’t missed a beat when it comes to the details, and one of the best to have opened its doors in the city.

Posh Porridge

Eating a piece of loaded toast from Posh Porridge.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Posh Porridge offers boutique flavours and lashings of luxury toppings for its porridge bowls. Just pop into its Montreal St location and find out for yourself.

Rollickin' Gelato

Woman handing customer an ice cream.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

House made organic milk gelatos and sorbets mean Rollickin’ is the talk of the town.

Rollickin' Gelato Cashel Street

Double scoop gelato on a cone in front of an orange wall.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Rollickin' Gelato brings a fabulous late-night dessert venue to the riverside end of Cashel St.

Six Ounces

Barista making a shot of coffee at Six Ounces.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

There’s nothing quite like a cosy neighbourhood coffee shop and six ounces is exactly that.

Sun Dog Diner

Flatlay of couple eating American style food at Sun Dog Diner, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Based on traditional American diners, Sun Dog Diner aims to provide the locals of Christchurch with a place to enjoy great comfort food in an old-fashioned diner, but with a...

Switch New Brighton

View of seating area inside Switch with customers..
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Switch is a bit of an institution of the seaside suburb of New Brighton.

The Burger Joint

Large colourful poster over table and cheers.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

The Burger Joint has an ethos that is plain and simple – and pretty hard to miss, with it boldly printed across the entranceway: Real Food, Real Local.

The Last Word

Close up of liquor bottles on a shelf.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Prepare to be charmed by The Last Word’s relaxed, friendly environment and impressive drinks offering

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.