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Christchurch Suburban Dining

Widely renowned for its beaches, Sumners culinary offerings are some of Canterbury's best kept secrets. With Christchurch regulars and individual gems you'll only find near the beach, Sumner offers a wide range of cuisines and dining opportunities. 

Miss Peppercorn is situated in the heart of Sumner Village and offers delicious modern Chinese food that packs a punch!

  • 32 Nayland Street
  • +64 3 326 6720

Joe's Garage is a busy little café with good food and excellent all day breakfasts. The young staff is very friendly and the atmosphere relaxed. Open from 7am 'til late in the evening, all are welcome to enjoy a meal or a beverage in either of their outdoor areas. 

  • 19 Marriner Street
  • +64 3 962 2233

Clink Restaurant & Bar boasts a magnificent beer and wine list to accompany its menu of contemporary NZ cuisine. Focussing on simple food cooked to perfection using the best of local and seasonal food.

  • 29 Wakefield Avenue
  • +64 3 326 5353

Headless Mexican has a warm, intimate and fun dining atmosphere in surroundings that feel like a little bit of Mexico. Pride is taken in creating authentic Mexican cuisine made with passion and mixed with traditional Mexican hospitality. Make sure you check out the Hot Chocolate Shot!

  • Sumner Village Mall
  • +64 3 326 6899

Sunshine Corner Cafe has delicious coffee and a brilliant selection of baked treats and tasty, fresh food.

  • 25 Marriner Street
  • +64 3 326 7111

Coffee Culture is famous in Christchurch for its variety of hot drinks and sweet treats. Whether you’re meeting friends or taking time out to read a book the team at Coffee Culture have you covered.  

  • 28 Marriner Street
  • +64 3 326 5900

Land of the Long White Cloud is a family run cafe/bar/brasserie, come cocktail bar that serves a Korean inspired tapa bar menu. International flair combined with kiwiana-themed decor.

  • 26A Marriner Street
  • +64 3 326 4774

Indian Sumner begun as a humble takeaway and has become the 'funkiest Indian restaurant' in Christchurch. Sought after for their diverse menu and cosy boutique-like restaurant.

  • 11A Wakefield Avenue
  • +64 3 326 4777

The Beach Bar is ideal for every beach lover who wants to enjoy a good lunch or dinner with a view. The restaurant's big outside deck overlooks Sumner Beach and offers great views of the sea.

  • 25 Esplanade
  • +64 3 326 7226