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Christchurch suburban dining

New life has been breathed into Addington since the 2010-2011 earthquakes and it's now home to popular eateries, cafés and pubs.

Addington Coffee Co-op offers one of the warmest welcomes in town and roasts some of the city's best coffee. Rustic and full of charm, this is the place to go for a casual bite or a catch-up with a friend. 

  • 297 Lincoln Road
  • +64 3 943 1662 

The Retropolitan Social Club is a quirky bar and restaurant that serves tapas style food and Fondue - a real classic. Enjoy a glass of beer and a bite to eat in the garden bar and dance the excess calories off in the club afterwards.

  • 359 Lincoln Road
  • +64 508 473 876

The Pedal Pusher's bright, distinctive décor from the vintage bike atop of the entrance to the old school, bicycle seat bar stools and funky light fittings all paying homage to Christchurch’s cycling heyday. You're spoilt for choice with the menu comprising of everything from light meals and brunch, to mains, pizza and children's menu.

  • 284/286 Lincoln Road
  • +64 3 335 0095

EAT Café is located up the road and since opening has become a destination for diners seeking a more sophisticated cafe experience. It's set in a landscaped area among ultra modern offices so beware lunchtime seats can be in short supply!

  • 10 Hazeldean Road
  • +64 3 335 0466

Sullivans Irish Pub has relocated from Manchester Street to bustling Addington. Sample Irish themed hospitality, entertainment and of course Guiness. Great pub food menu available.

  • 291 Lincoln Road
  • +64 3 338 8300

Morrell and Co is a funky bar and restaurant new to the Lincoln Road scene. Great food, drinks and service in a very trendy setting, well worth checking out!

  • 280 Lincoln Road 
  • +64 3 423 1440

Spectators Bar & Bistro is an exciting venue offering views of Addington race track and winning post with the Southern Alps as a backdrop. A smart new state-of-the-art kitchen delivers tasty and well priced a la carte meals offering value for money, ideal for a pre or post-game meal.

  • 65 Jack Hinton Drive
  • +64 3 339 7915

Mrs Hucks offers breakfast and bistro dining with a contemporary spin on classic flavours. Great coffee and beverages compliment the delicious menu.

  • 12 Show Place
  • +64 3 982 5472