Spicy Eats in the CBD
Tantalise your taste buds with these seriously delicious dining options within our central city.
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Spicy eats in the CBD

Tantalise your taste buds with these seriously delicious dining options within our central city. Variety is the spice of life and that’s why we love the huge range of spicy foods and refreshing beverages on offer within these awesome inner-city eateries.

The Sichuan Kitchen

Tucked away in the Boxed Quarter, the truly authentic Sichuan Kitchen is Christchurch's answer to flavour heaven. This family-owned restaurant has brought the taste of this amazing cuisine to Christchurch. From dumplings and spicy noodles to Sichuan pita pockets, The Sichuan Kitchen has something delicious for all. 270 St Asaph Street

Mumbaiwala Indian Street Kitchen 

Immerse yourself in the bustling heart of Mumbai at this spacious inner-city bar and restaurant, complete with authentic street food-style dishes, a fresh menu and an exciting take on the usual curry & naan menu. Dine on Indian style nachos and sliders with a wide range of adventurous cocktails and mocktails amidst the eye-catching décor of artfully distressed chairs, stainless-steel water tumblers and other eye-catching Indian touches. 120 Hereford Street.

King of Snake

With a vibrant and relaxed atmosphere, mix of shared seating, tables and bar stools, King of Snake is a great place to grab a bit to eat, do some people watching and get a feel for life in the city. Their unique menu offers the perfect environment to step out of your comfort zone and order something you normally wouldn’t. Think unique Asian-fusion dishes with punchy flavour combinations. 145 Victoria Street

Spice Paragon 

Spice Paragon prides itself on the freshness and quality of its ingredients. Subtle flavours of Thai cuisine are fused with the boldness of modern cooking to produce an array of dishes that will seduce and surprise the palate. 76 Victoria Street


Mexicanos offers a variety of different tequilas, margaritas and sangrias. The bar is normally very busy, but the team always makes sure you're looked after. If you want food with your drinks, you are also in luck – this hot spot is full of tasty Mexican treats. 131 Victoria Street

Why not end your spicy night out dancing the flamenco with friends at one of Christchurch’s iconic salsa nights at the Salsa Latino Dance Centre or drink and dance the night away in the amazing South American bar Casa Publica.

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