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Mapu

Giulio carrying a box of black boy peaches in his orchard.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Hidden down a small lane on Lyttelton's main drag, you'll find one of Christchurch's best-kept dining secrets. There is no signage, no walk-ins, no hours and no menu.

Gatherings

Art on the wall at Gatherings in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury Editor's Pick
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Living in harmony with the seasons has many benefits, and dining at Gatherings is undoubtedly one of them.

Odeon

A wide view of the inside of the Odeon restaurant in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Take one of Christchurch’s best chefs and his wealth of international experience, add his Andalusian-inspired dishes to an epic and interesting wine list, and top it all off with a sumptuous, luxe decor and you get Odeon.

Downstairs Bar

Dark moody image inside Downstairs where their is bright feature lighting.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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What do you get when you marry the cosy vibes of an intimate pub with the sophistication of an inner city wine bar? You end up with the best of both worlds and the result is Downstairs on New Regent Street.

Black Burger

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Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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Found in the heart of the hustle and bustle of Christchurch's Riverside Market, is the small but perfectly primed kitchen that Black Burger calls home.

General Post

Interior view of shop General Post, Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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You’ll find a few golden nuggets interspersed around Tai Tapu, and General Post is one of them.

Tussock Hill Vineyard

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

Greystone Wines

Outdoor dining area looking onto the vineyards at Greystone Wines, North Canterbury.
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A day exploring the magic being made by Greystone Wines in Waipara is a day well spent.

Miro

Three dishes of food on a table at Miro in the old Caffe Roma building in Christchurch.
Place Christchurch & Canterbury
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A stylish and cosy spot for breakfast, lunch or brunch, any day of the week.

SUPER

Inside the SUPER restaurant.
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Lyttelton’s Asian-fusion eatery, SUPER, is nothing short of what the name suggests.

Civil and Naval

The building exterior of Civil and Naval in Lyttelton
Place Christchurch & Canterbury Editor's Pick
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This Lyttelton spot offers a well thought-out sharing menu dotted with memorable plates along with excellent wine, beer and cocktails.