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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.

Tussock Hill Vineyard

Waiter placing plate on table at Tussock Hill Vineyard, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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The long and winding road up to Tussock Hill Vineyard & Cellar Door is as inconspicuous as it is rewarding.

Gatherings

Art on the wall at Gatherings in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Food is best enjoyed together, and when you’re tucked into the intimate restaurant that is Gatherings, you’ll remember why.

Riverside Kitchen

Chef runs cooking demonstration.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury

Riverside Kitchen cooking school draws inspiration from the local flavours and friendly faces found at Riverside Market everyday.

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.

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.

Tomi Japanese Restaurant

The counter looking into the kitchen.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Serving authentic Japanese cuisine, Tomi is most famous for their sashimi sourced from the local fish market.

The Monday Room

Chef pouring sauce on a plated dish.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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The way this restaurant changes constantly yet simultaneously remains a longtime local favourite speaks to just how special it is.

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.