The Best Dessert Spots in Christchurch
The evenings are getting cooler and the days shorter, autumn is just around the corner. The perfect excuse to gather a group of friends and indulge in some delicious desserts!
The name gives it away immediately. Work your way through the menu sampling decadent cakes, pies and tarts - the range is enormous! Overwhelmed by choice? Why not try the "Petit Fours", these bite sized treats are ideal to tickle your taste buds without feeling too guilty!
Overlooking Hagley Park and the Avon River it's the perfect place to relax and enjoy dessert. Your mouth will be watering in anticipation as you read through the menu with classics like Figgy Pear & Ginger Pud, Lemon Sunshine and Crème brûlée. For chocoholics the Ultimate Chocolate Dessert is a must. Be warned you may need help to finish this one!
20 minutes from Christchurch in the harbour setting of Governors Bay experience the chocolate haven of She Universe. Indulge in an assortment of chocolatey creations including Decadent Dates, hand made truffles and quite possibly the best hot chocolate you'll ever try. If you're into spice be sure to try "The Mayan" with a hint of chilli it's definitely got "oomph".
Gaining quite the reputation in Christchurch, "quake shakes" are decadent creations that have to be seen to be believed! The pimped-up milkshakes ooze lashings of cream, chocolate, gum drops, popcorn and all other goodness. No watching the calories here!
Maison de Crêpes brings a touch of France to Carlton Courts. Open to 10pm every day and serving a range of both sweet and savoury crêpes, this needs to be on your must visit list! The Nutella and Banana or Homemade French Caramel are seriously delicious!
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