Summer is here and Ōtautahi is where it's at with the best spots to soak up the rays and the views! Take after-work drinks up a level and enjoy cocktails from new heights. For the best lookouts in the CBD, our rooftop bars have you sorted.
The Pink Lady sits above the boutique Muse Hotel at 159 Manchester St. Mr. Brightside, in the former Public Trust building on 152 Oxford Terrace, and The ONE Restaurant & Bar is on level 5 of the Christchurch City Hotel at 699 Colombo Street.
The Pink Lady Rooftop Bar
While you're there take in the grand 360’ views of the city, and enjoy rooftop ready wines, craft beer from Fortune Favours and Hamptons-meets-Miami inspired cocktails.
It has an array of yummy snacks to enjoy from their bright and breezy Baja-inspired menu — you have to try the fried chicken!
The Pink Lady is popular so get there early or make a reservation through its site.
Open Tuesday-Friday 3pm to late and Saturday and Sunday 12pm to late.
Mr. Brightside Rooftop Bar
Mr. Brightside caps the refurbished Public Trust building on Oxford Terrace, adding yet another dimension to Ōtautahi Christchurch’s vibrant city centre.
Their motto, ‘Always look on the bright side of life,’ reflects the cool interior and fun vibes of this penthouse-style rooftop bar (the roof is even retractable). While you’re taking in the sights, indulge in their wide range of cocktails, spirits and beers and try something from their delicious selection of gourmet food.
They also have a fabulous long brunch menu which is a great way to try a range of the best cocktails and sharing plates!
Open Tuesday-Sunday 12pm to late.
The ONE Restaurant & Bar
The interior is both dark and moody, yet colourful and bright with panoramic views over Cathedral Square and The Crossing.
The restaurant serves up reimagined French-inspired fine cuisine, while the bar offers an extensive, wine, beer and cocktail selection.
Seating up to 40 guests, The ONE is open for happy hour and dinner so you can soak up the views of the city both day and night.
Open Tuesday-Sunday 4pm to late - Happy Hour 4pm-5pm!