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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Asian Restaurant
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“Lunch and Dinner, Southeast Asian. Consistently popular, busy restaurant in peak times. Nice little bar joined. ”
  • 35 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.  ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Pub
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“Gastro Pub with a cafe - Little Poms with the best eggs benedict in Christchurch”
  • 41 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.”
  • 19 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. ”
  • 15 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.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A good Christchurch Restaurant if planning on spending a day there sightseeing”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“European / Asian fusion: higher range restaurant (price: NZD$100++ for 2 pax)”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“This is a restaurant and bar and has a nice fireplace inside and a great wine selection.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best thai takeaway in Chch, in my mind! Good price & always consistent, can text through order which is handy.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
“The Dux has a long history in Christchurch. Relocated from the Arts Centre after the earthquakes they now reside in gorgeous historic villa in Riccarton. Well known for its vegetarian offerings, also serves located caught seafood. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“You feel immediately calm when you walk into this place. Wonderful food and wonderful service.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Lovely European style wine bar with great selection of tapas style bar snacks. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Lots of funky artifacts on walls and ceiling, lots of recycled furniture used for guests, large range of special beers , nice relaxing music in background.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“ This place teams with life being sorrounded by a popular Tertiary Institution and they have made the best this high foot traffic. The rebuild Architecture is worth taking in too.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fun place to meet friends. Has inside and outside areas. Good restaurant with Italian food. Can be very busy. ”
  • 16 locals recommend