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Three Donkeys

Chef of Three Donkeys preparing food behind the counter.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Located in the heart of New Brighton, Three Donkeys is a small restaurant focused on an authentic yet elegantly modern take on Indian and Japanese cuisine.

Austin Club

Austin Club green neon sign.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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If you like your bars secret, check out Austin Club tucked in a basement, down an alleyway. Oh, and you'll need the password, too.

Tramway Restaurant

Tramway Restaurant exterior.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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The Tramway Restaurant is somewhat of a moving Christchurch institution. Most of us have seen it roll past us lit up with warm lighting, filled with happy diners waving at passers by.

Otahuna Lodge

Woman eating a starter at Otahuna Lodge in Tai Tapu.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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If there ever was a unique dining experience to be had, dining at Otahuna is it.

Earl

Dishes on a table ready to eat at Earl, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Earl is a local for inner-city residents and workers, bringing a breath of European bistro culture to central Christchurch.

Bessie

A table setting at Bessie, Christchurch's steak house.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Dark, a little brooding and faultless in its theme, Bessie is an immaculate display of fine dining in the inner city.

Inati

Th chef Simon Levy working in the kitchen inside Inati restaurant Christchurch, New Zealand.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Prepare to be wowed by the thoughtful and beautifully executed Inati.

Rollickin' Gelato

Woman handing customer an ice cream.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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House made organic milk gelatos and sorbets mean Rollickin’ is the talk of the town.

Chillingworth Road

Food on a plate at Chillingworth Road in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Dinnertime is the hero of this Redwood destination, where degustation dining centres around classic cuisine, done well.

Twenty Seven Steps

Customers dining inside the restaurant.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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An effortless combination of old and new, Twenty Seven Steps is a modern and sophisticated restaurant on New Regent Street.