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Food scene in Christchurch

Food Court
“This is the best ever food court. Cuisine from all over the world in one place. You can order a different meal for everyone in the group. There is pizza, burgers, sushi, steak, Mexican, Japanese. Many outstanding food vendors in one location.”
48 locals recommend
Café
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“Salad and breakfast layered in jars White lamingtons with berry couli syringes Sliders served direct to yoru table through pneumatic delivery tubes, sliding bookcases, manga wall art, soda water from a singer treadle sewing machine, match box teas, audio harry potter books in the lavatories, eco basins... Too many idiosyncrasies to mention! They set out to be different - mission accomplished ”
34 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Spoilt for choice with regards to Asian style options it is hard to single one out however ‘King of Snake’ at 145 Victoria Street offers both excellent food and interesting décor.”
39 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“They have the  most amazing soft tacos. The staff are  friendly and the food is simple yet  packed full of flavour. 20 minutes away in  the CBD.  ”
38 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“9am - 1pm Saturdays 16 Kahu Rd, Fendalton Having started in 2003 we are Christchurch's largest Saturday Farmers' Market and we are located in the beautiful and historic grounds of Riccarton House and Bush. ”
19 locals recommend
Pub
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“Family friendly, craft beer pub. 3 minutes walk from Olive Cottage, designated driver not required. Has a restaurant with excellent food, highly recommended as the best pub food in Christchurch.”
44 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Fantastic brunch in city, recommend all kinds of Coffee, French toast and Benedict.”
25 locals recommend
Park
“If you like down hilling without the uphill first then this is the place for you. Hire bikes available - chair lift up and bike one of the many trails down. If you don't want to bike then you can just pay for a sight-see and ride the chair lift up and down. Cafe and bar onsite too.”
32 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“I love the vibe in this bustling restaurant plus the great food . If the weather is cooperative there are tables outside beside the stream.”
21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Beautiful Thai food. Highly recommend, there is a bar attached to the restaurant also and you can have tasting/sharing platters there also. Book the restaurant online. ”
16 locals recommend
Bar
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“OGB is open fro 7.30am - 1am, 7 days a week. OGB serves scrumptious breakfast and lunch options during day service, as well the best coffee in town. Night time food options at OGB include platters, olives and tempting snacks. The wine list, craft beer and cocktail selection is like no other. You will not be disappointed. ”
17 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great local bar, 5-10 minute walk. Cheap house beer and wine, great outdoor area on a nice day. They also do great platters.”
16 locals recommend
Bar
“Live bands, big screen watching for sports, outdoor seating as well as indoor. A great place to catch up with a few friends or enjoy live music when it's scheduled. Good restaurant and also bar snacks.”
16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“New Regent Street built in the 1930s in the Spanish Mission architectural style houses ‘Twenty Seven Steps’, an award-winning European style restaurant.”
14 locals recommend
Cafe
“6 min walk from Tonbridge Street! Fantastic scrambled eggs & amazing home-made bread selection. Can be a bit busy sometimes but always good.”
21 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great Breakfast spot, you can find regular items and lots of new innovative offerings. Everytime I have been, the food feels really fresh and made with passion. Some items are art on a plate! Bookings ideal. ”
15 locals recommend