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Ferrymead and Woolston

Bars & Nightlife


Blue Smoke is a unique venue at The Tannery specialising in craft beer, soul food and live music. The bar holds regular and ticketed live gigs highlighting New Zealand and International talent. Open Wednesday to Sunday, closed on Monday and Tuesdays.

  • 3 Garlands Road

The Brewery is a bar, brewery, deli style cafe and wood fired pizza restaurant offering live music most nights. Beer is definietly the focus serving a broad range of local beers and ales as well as several guest beers. The bar is open seven days until late and it's a great place to go for a casual night out.  

  • 3 Garlands Road

The Good Home Ferrymead is a large bar and restaurant with a strong focus on southern hospitality. Extensive food and drink menus, two outdoor seating areas, make this the perfect year round destination.

  • 2a Waterman Place

The Twisted Hop a craft beer pub specialising in English style cask conditioned beers, brewed the same way they have been brewed in Britain for centuries. As well as the Twisted Hop beers there is also a range of guest craft beers and cider from around New Zealand with a choice of 17 beers on tap or beer engine. The Twisted Hop also offers  live music on Friday nights. 

  • 616 Ferry Road

Watershed complete with waterfront views of the Avon Heathcote Estuary, extensive wine and beer list and regular entertainment, the Watershed offers something for everyone.

  • 12/23 Humphreys Drive
  • Explore the great range of cafés, restaurants and bars available in the Christchurch Central City, Riccarton and Merivale.