Ōtautahi Christchurch’s Top 7 Carby Creations
Sweet, savoury, fresh or toasted, the humble sandwich comes in all shapes and sizes with oh-so-many possibilities. Maybe you grew up eating them at school, or perhaps the carby delight became your go-to lunchtime fix. They’ve been around for a long time, for good reason.
No matter your preference, tuck into an array of sandwich, toast, bagel and all sorts of bready options scattered across Ōtautahi Christchurch.
Everything Bagel At Grizzly Baked Goods
From plain to poppy seed, Grizzly Baked Goods in Sydenham is hailed as a bagel hotspot. Fresh in the cabinet before the morning rush, you’ll find the classics made daily. But wait until you try their in-house specialty – the Everything Bagel. Coated with a killer spice mix and with delicious fillings that often change, this one isn’t for the faint hearted.
The Reuben At Allpress Espresso
One taste is all it takes to find out why Allpress Espresso’s famed Reuben Sandwich has been winning people over the since the Montreal St café began. Staying true to its roots, the sandwich heroes corned beef with sauerkraut and Swiss cheese stacked generously on perfectly toasted rye bread. Instead of the usual Russian dressing, the café’s version includes a mouth-watering mustard mayo to mix things up.
Cheesemongers Sandwich At Dispense Espresso
Tucked away among the bustling Ferrymead shops is the epic Cheesemongers Sandwich, only found at Dispense Espresso. The flavours are balanced just right, with copious amounts of Canterbury-sourced Meyer Aged Gouda cheese, cream cheese, walnuts, avocado, greens and a punchy beetroot relish. Get in quick before they fly off the shelves!
Tempeh Sandwich at Bellbird Bakery
The popular Tempeh Sandwich at the Tannery’s Bellbird Bakery showcases the best of Ōtautahi Christchurch’s fresh seasonal produce. Sandwiched together with Bellbird’s very own bread, the vegan delight isn’t shy on bold flavours, made with in-house vegan aioli, locally sourced marinated tempeh, pickled daikon and coriander. It’s fair to say the Tempeh is here to stay!
Ally & Sid’s Apple Ricotta Breakfast Toast
Apple and ricotta on toast. Say what? It’s an unusual pairing but we reckon you’ll change your mind when Ally & Sid’s incredible Apple Ricotta Breakfast Toast reaches your tastebuds. Only found in the CBD, the thick slices of honey linseed loaf are topped with juicy Aotearoa-grown apples, vanilla ricotta, honey, thyme, black sesame seeds and walnuts – flavours reminiscent of summer.
Goat’s Cheese Sandwich at Six Ounces
Never tried goat’s cheese? Six Ounces across the road from Merivale Mall has got you covered. While it’s hard to pick favourites, the amazing goat’s cheese sandwich with rocket and their signature, finger-licking red onion jam is a popular contender. They’re all about supporting local as well, sourcing bread delivered fresh each morning from Le Panier.
Posh Toast at Posh Porridge
It’s safe to say the Posh Porridge team have got the art of porridge making down to a T. Don’t let that distract you from diving into their luxurious toast selection the next time you visit! Made with bread from Grizzly Baked Goods and seasonal fruits, toppings frequently change. From poached rhubarb and whipped ricotta to banana and vegan caramel sauce, you’ll never run out of options!