Bars & Nighlife


Fox & Ferret conveniently located close to Westfield Riccarton Mall, the Fox & Ferret is a modern gastro pub specialising in sharing platters and a Stonegrill menu. Open 11am until late with live DJ's and live bands and sporting events on the big screen on Friday and Saturday nights.

  • 28 Rotherham Street

The Craic Irish Bar a warm local friendly pub, inspired by Irish music and tradition. The Craic is the perfect place to go for a relaxing pint or for a knee's up. From karaoke to DJ's, there's a broad range of entertainment on offer most nights.

  • 84 Riccarton Road

The Running Bull holds what the name promises: Ribs, steaks, lamb shanks or schnitzel - a meat lover`s paradise. If you still have some room for a drink or two, the extensive menu offers something for every taste.

Trevinos Restaurant and Bar is a favourite amongst the locals and is the perfect venue to go for a quiet drink or to watch the sports on the big screen. Offering live music on Friday nights and comfortable lounge seating and an open gas fire, it's a great place to enjoy a night out with friends.

  • 22 Riccarton Road

Volstead Trading Company has an interesting variety of craft beers on offer, so it’s no wonder this place is a hit with Christchurch’s craft beer loving folk. If beer’s not your thing, there are delicious cocktails and a good selection of wine and spirits on offer too. Volstead has quickly earned itself the reputation as being the coolest place to be seen on Riccarton Road, making something very cool out of not very much.

  • 55 Riccarton Road