Vivacious Victoria Street

Victoria Street from high end fashion shops to Gap Filler's The Commons is the latest hot spot in town offering an array of entertainment, dining and shopping options. Along with existing favourites like Saggio di vino and Christchurch Casino, newcomers are popping up all the time.

On Victoria Street there are many boutique gift and clothing stores to satisfy your retail cravings and cafés to keep you fueled. When night falls the many bars and restaurants are humming with chatter and music.

There are various dining options from casual cafés to a la carte restaurants. A top favourite is Saggio di vino. Wine enthusiasts will appreciate the refined and simple style of traditional European cuisine with hints of contemporary flare.

Amongst the options is the entertainment king Christchurch Casino, offering a nightclub, 3 bars and a restaurant. The Grand Café offers contemporary cuisine in a relaxed and stylish restaurant setting whilst showcasing dishes ranging from classic Kiwi fare to modern international. Monza Sports Bar features giant flat screens and giant pizzas. It's a great place to watch the big game in comfortable style. Mashina Lounge with its entrance off Peterborough Street is the latest nightclub to hit Christchurch, so if you're looking to dance the night away this is your spot.

If you are looking for a place to start a night out, Tequila Mockingbird is the place to be. The team blend the flavours of the Caribbean and South America in this Latin fusion bar and restaurant. Cocktails are based on the styles of 1950s Havana, Cuba, complemented by a comprehensive wine and beer range. Tequila Mockingbird is a great option for late night dining and entertainment with regular live music and DJs.

Mentioned is only a taste of what's on offer in this exciting precinct. Come and check out the buzz and these other great entertainment options -