Start with cocktails, then make your way down the popular ‘eat street’ for a progressive dinner. End the night by chancing your luck or dancing the night away at the Christchurch Casino.
For brunch or lunch try Vic’s Café, Black and White, Procope Coffee House or Blax. For a meal with an Asian flair try Sister Kong, Kum Pun Thai, Aroy Thai, Hachi Hachi, Mr Sushi, or Red Light District. Or for something different head to Three Cows Bar, Louis Champagne Bar or the popular Boo Radleys. After late night fun? Spend an evening at Sixty6 and the rest of the venues at the Casino as well as Cruz Bar & Nightclub.
The Dirty Land is a classy bar with moody lighting and deep warm hues, the place to go to find high spirits and lively patrons. As well as their selection of imported beers, they have a fantastic cocktail menu and amazing Mexican food delivered straight from Mexicanos next door!
Little Neighbourhood is a quirky bar/restaurant made from shipping containers and upcycled material. Offering tasty food such as pizza, fries and salads with an amazing outdoor space, this bar is a fantastic spot to hang with friends.
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. The atmosphere is vibrant and relaxed, with a mix of shared seating, tables and bar stools. They serve great cocktails and the food is perfect for sharing with a group. Think unique Asian-fusion dishes with punchy flavour combinations. It’s often pumping at night – so it’s worth making a booking!
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.
Christchurch Casino - New Zealand's first casino is open 7 days a week for you to enjoy food, exciting gaming and so much more! With regular deals such as $9 weekday lunches, half price every Tuesdays in the Monza Sports Bar and live music and entertainment every weekend in the Valley Bar you'll never have a dull moment at the Casino. For other options there is Chi Kitchen, where you will be transported to the streets of Guangzhou. Eat the food and relish the flavours you would enjoy in the streets, homes and restaurants of this beautiful region. Or for a sumptuous weekend breakfast, a lunch special during the day or a three course dinner in the evening, The Grand Café offers something for everyone.
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.
The Yamagen Japanese Restaurant is the perfect spot for a light lunch, or sociable dinner. The talented teppanyaki chefs are adept performers, experienced and skilled, with amazing dexterity and coordination. Their unique blend of flavours and techniques make for a memorable dining experience, and with dishes from sushi to bento and everything in between, you'll be spoilt for choice.