Bars & Nightlife
Carlton with a rich history that goes back 150 years, the modern Carlton is designed to remind you of the early days of Christchurch and Canterbury. The bar and eatery not only provides a broad selection of beverages and food, it's also a great venue for entertainment and live music.
The Bog Irish Bar Irish hospitaility at its finest. The Bog offers traditional Irish meals, live Irish bands and Guiness on tap. Conveniently located next to the Christchurch Casino and Mashina Lounge, The Bog is the perfect place for a good old fashion knees up!
Christchurch Casino home to a variety of bars including Monza Sportsbar offering large screens to catch the games with great food to the decadent surrroundings of the Diamond Bar with 3,500 overhead simmering crystals and impressive cocktail menu.
Mashina Lounge the Mashina Lounge embraces its industrial origins as a basement carpark with state of the art trimings such as leading edge lighting and sound to satisfy the seasoned night clubber. Situated under the Christchurch Casino and restricted to those over 20 years old, the Mashina Lounge is the perfect place to dance the night away and is open until late.
CRUZ open Wednesday to Saturday 8pm - 4:30am, with a VJ playing great music from the 70's through to today. Catering to the gay community CRUZ also offers a fantastic 80's themed dance club upstairs on the weekends. Cover charges do apply from late evening in the weekends.
- Cnr Victoria Street and Peterborough Street
The Dirty Land an edgy bar with an impressive drinks and cocktail menu. The moody atmosphere is emphasised by the heavy red curtains, exposed brick walls, interesting wallpaper and candlelit ambiance.
Tequila Mockingbird specialising in shared plates and delicious flavours of Latin America. The extensive beverage list features Latin wine and beer as well as other beverages capturing the exotic essence of Rio and Havana. Access to the Revival Garden Bar provides late night dining and entertainment with regular live music and DJ's to the early hours.
King of Snake serving great cocktails as well as a good selection of beer and wine, the atmosphere at King of Snake is fun and relaxed. The food is fantastic and perfect for sharing with a group. A great spot for people watching and getting a feel for daily life in the city.
Mexicanos lives up to his name and offers lots of different Tequilas, Margaritas and Sangria. If you feel hungry there is also an extensive menu to chose from. The bar is normally very busy and the team makes sure that you get an authentic Mexican vibe.
Chinwag is a Thai fusion restaurant and bar that experiments with lots of different flavours and styles. Experience a spicy Margarita or a fruity version of the classic Mojito in a very relaxed atmosphere.
Boo Radley`s is a southern - USA styled restaurant and bar that offers a wide range of different food and drinks. Not only can you chose from the largest selection of Bourbon Whiskey in New Zealand, but also from a very long beer and wine menu as well.
Little Neighbourhood formerly known as the Revival is a quirky little bar/restaurant that offers simple food such as pizza, fries and salads. The drinking menu is kept simple as well but with everything you need to have a good night out.