It is the region on the New Zealand’s South Island that is marked by the grassy plains, snow-capped mountains and clear lakes. The name of the largest city of the Canterbury in Christchurch. This city is famous for its art scenes and green spaces like the riverside Botanic Gardens. As far as food in Canterbury is considered, its warm summers and cold winters produce a veritable feast of fresh food as well as outstanding wine experience for the adventurous Gastro-tourists. Some of the best restaurants offering quality food are summarized below.
10 ) Pedro’s House of Lamb
Pedro’s House of Lamb is located at 17 Papanui Rd, Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand. The restaurant serves fast food and New Zealand. The meal is served at dinner. The restaurant features takeout, free off-street parking, wheelchair accessible and relaxed environment. The overall surrounding is good for large groups and families with children. The restaurant serves seven days a week within the hours of 4 – 8PM.
9 ) Fiddlesticks Restaurant and Bar
Fiddlesticks Restaurant and Bar is located at 48 Worcester Blvd, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand. The restaurant is a stylish and popular place that offers inventive dishes and an extensive range of beer, wine and spirits. The restaurant offerings are comprised of Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, desserts, grazing menu, gluten free and kids menu. Hereford Ribeye, pappardelle, free range pork cutlet, Akaroa salmon, fiddlesticks feature feast and Canterbury lamb shoulder are some of the dishes offered at dinner. The restaurant serves seven days a week within the hours of 8AM to 12AM.
8 ) King of Snake
King of Snake is located at 145 Victoria St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand. The restaurant is a modern eatery that serves creative Korean, Chinese and Southeast Asian dishes in its dark and red accented place. The restaurant serves a variety of oysters, seafood, pork, colds and salads, poultry dishes, vegetables, hot start, beef and lamb. The restaurant serves seven days a week. Friday’s time is 11:30AM – 1AM, Saturday’s time is 4PM – 1AM and Sunday’s time is 4PM – 12AM. The rest days timing is 11:30AM – 12AM.
7 ) Thai Container
Thai Container is located at 151 Bealey Ave, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand. The restaurant serves fast food, Asian and Thai cuisine with gluten free options. The restaurant serves a variety of Entrées, soup, stir fry, salads, curry, seafood, noodles, rice dishes, Isan dishes, vegetarian dishes and other specials of the restaurant that are subject to change very frequently. The restaurant serves seven days a week within the time of 10AM – 9PM.
6 ) Cafe Valentino
Cafe Valentino is located at 168 St Asaph St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand. The restaurant serves creative pastas, pizzas and other Italian dishes that are served in an informal and upbeat atmosphere. The first thing that guests notice, when they walk in the café is the vast collection of show posters that feature a who’s who of artists, who have dined with the Café Valento. Margherita, Porcino, Pepperoni, Genovese, Patata, Al Salmone and San marco are some of the delicious pizzas offered by the café. The restaurant serves seven days a week. Monday and Tuesday’s time is 4 – 10PM. The rest days hours are between 12 – 10PM.
5 ) Pomeroy’s Old Brewery Inn
Pomeroy’s Old Brewery Inn is located at 292 Kilmore St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand. It is a comfy tavern with a traditional and UK-style vibe that offer a vast selection of beer and inventive pub grub. From the main menu, you can have a variety of smaller plates, dogs, buns and sandwiches, larger plates, dessert, wine list, coffee and port. Crispy half duck, lamb shoulder, slow cooked pork belly, aged rib eye, herb & gruyere gnocchi and beer battered fish are the larger plates offered at the main menu. The restaurant serves six days a week: Tuesday to Sunday. Tuesday to Thursday’s time is 3 – 11PM. From Friday to Sunday operating hours are 12 – 11PM.
4 ) The Lotus-Heart
The Lotus-Heart is located at 363 St Asaph St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand. The restaurant is a vegetarian spot that serves a global range of mains and sandwiches in its relaxed and Indian-inspired surroundings. Beside this, the menu is predominantly whole food plant-based with ample gluten-free options and choice for those who focus on raw food diets. The restaurant uses the freshest ingredients that are locally grown and organic where possible. The meal is served at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breadless burger platter, dal, zen sticks, antipasto platter, nachos, masala dosa and humming burger are some of the items offered at dinner. The restaurant served six days a week: Tuesday to Sunday. The time on Friday and Saturday is 7:30AM – 3PM, 5 – 9PM. The rest days operating hours are 7:30AM – 3PM.
3 ) Bloody Mary’s
Bloody Mary’s is located at 30 Latimer Square, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand. The restaurant is also a high-end bar and grill that features a menu of steakhouse fare and live music in a swanky setting. The restaurant take the highest quality produce from some of the purest places in the New Zealand and make simply delicious food. The restaurant emphasis on the proper treatment of animals. The menu of the restaurant reflects both the primal influence of nature and highly seasonal ingredients. Venison tartare, panko & parmesan lamb sweetbreads, scallops w house made chorizo and tomato consommé are flavorful entrées served at the dinner menu. the restaurant serves seven days a week. Saturday and Sunday’s time is 7AM – 12AM. The rest days’ time is 6AM – 12AM.
2 ) Dux Dine
Dux Dine is located at 28 Riccarton Rd, Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand. The restaurant is a polished eatery in a 1900 villa that feature inventive and locally sourced vegetarian & fish dishes.The seafood is of the highest quality and is caught locally in the cold waters off the coast of the South Island that is served with an ever changing variety of species. The meal is served at breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Seafood chowder, pumpkin arancini balls, fried calamari, goats cheese profiteroles, prawn and smoked fish cogar and ceviche are some of the flavorful entrées served at dinner. The restaurant serves seven days a week. Saturday and Sunday’s time are 9AM – 9:30PM. The rest days operating hours are between 7AM and 9:30PM.
1 ) Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar
Costas Taverna Greek Restaurant and Ouzo Bar is located at Shop 3, 478 Cranford St, Redwood, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand. It is a Greek restaurant and bar that serves traditional dishes, ouzo and wine in a relaxed and contemporary space. The restaurant serves quality food. For this it sends its experts nationally and internationally to meet premium merchant of herbs, spices and olive oils. The Fresh vegetables hat is prepared with precision by skilled hands are used. Mediterranean Meatballs, spanakopita of kiani, dreaming of dolmades, Grandma’s cheese pastries and costas calamari are some of the dishes offered at the main menu. The restaurant serves seven days a week within the hours of 5 – 10PM.