Alice Cinema and Film Specialists has been whetting the appetites of discerning film-lovers since 1985! A Christchurch institution with NZ's largest DVD rental library at your disposal and two boutique cinemas, The Egyptian Room and The Wonderland, we are known for screening arthouse, foreign, festival, cult, retro and documentary film. So, whether you are one of our cherished regulars or a new face, come on in to our incredible world where you can discover the very best that film has to offer.
Burgers, beer, & banter! Just 3 of the many key ingredients used at Bacon Brothers - A unique recipe for creating happiness!
Plant-based Menu | Organic and Allergy Friendly Foods by @greenrootsjuicery
Vibrant haunt for gourmet coffee brewed in various styles & hearty, egg-centric breakfast eats.
Bohemian Bakery opened in June 2016. We aim to be a village bakery serving local people and passers-by attracted by smell of freshly baked bread, sweets and food. All our baked goods are made on premises. Our breads are made using sourdough starters and long cold fermentation resulting in complex flavour, longer shelf life and improved digestibility.
Christchurch’s most unorthodox Pizzeria and bottle-o. Created for the neighbourhood, by the neighbourhood. Serving a unique style of Pizza al Taglio.
Following the quakes of 2011, C1 Espresso rebuilt in the heart of Christchurch's High Street. Re-established in the iconic High Street Post Office, once more we are serving up our unique brand of pioneering espresso & big breakfasts. It's the same (but different) warm, welcoming atmosphere, with the same (but different) professional staff. We worked hard to make sure that there are a few surprises too, with a bit of the old C1 thrown in with the new.
Coffee & Jam is Christchurch's longest-running (now monthly) lunch break for the entrepreneurial, startup, and innovation ecosystem. It’s a great place to see ordinary people doing extraordinary things, be inspired, network, and share in an innovative space. At Coffee & Jam, you will meet new people in the Christchurch entrepreneurial ecosystem and you’ll hear from local, national, and global speakers. There's free coffee, bread, and jam for everyone. Join us on the first Tuesday of every month from 12:30-1:30!
The team at Dice cannot wait to see you all again for some games, drinks and pizza! We're the Christchurch board game bar, offering local craft beer, local wine, artisan pizza made with the family recipe and a choice of over 250 board games.
We're open 6 days a week - our hours are:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 3pm - late
Saturday & Sunday:12pm - late
Please note that under 18s must be with their legal guardian. Please respect the staff, each other and the delta level 2 restrictions. Any questions on how we are operating, please feel free to contact the team and we will guide you through the restrictions. Give us a call to book your table - spaces are limited so we recommend making a reservation. Tel. 925 9786. Thank you and see you soon!
Dux Central, with over 200 craft and international beers, 100% New Zealand wines, cocktails and mocktails and extensive gastro menu. Functions opportunities for all occasions from reserved areas to exclusive rooms from 10 to 140 guests and friends.
Earl has brought a welcoming fine casual dining lifestyle to Christchurch. A friendly all-day venue that's laid back while still delivering an around-the-clock sense occasion that brings a breath of European bistro culture to central Christchurch. Perched across the road from Rauora Park in the heart of SALT District.
We’re a bar and performance space, aimed at bringing new and interesting music to the central city of Christchurch. Ride with us into the future.
A full-time comedy club right in the heart of Ōtautahi, Christchurch.
An authentic, sustainably focused market space for the exchange of good items, ideas and individuals. Food, local crafts, plants, vintage clothing, and so much more! Join us every Saturday, 10am-2pm.
A multi-site food and beverage experience under one roof, able to cater for all folk, whether that be family groups, inner-city working folk, visitors from near or afar. A true mixture of international cuisines, and a vast array of beverage options to suit everyone’s needs and desires. We have over 200 Beers!!
We only take bookings between 12pm - 5pm on weekdays for 10pax+.
Eat! Play! Love!
Meepleopolis is a family-friendly board game cafe & bar based in the stunning Lichfield Courtyard, one of SALT District's best-kept secrets…
With a space designed for games; a delicious selection of hot & pressed sandwiches, hot dogs, snack and desserts; hundreds of games to hire and play in-store; a large selection of games and accessories for sale a regular program of events, classes, competitions and promotions and a friendly team of Game Guides ready to help people of all experience levels find the right game for them we know you’ll have the best time out in the SALT District!
Visit Meepleopolis onsite in their awesome cafe in the Lichfield Courtyard at 150 Lichfield Street.
Get in touch here:
Phone (03) 662 9233
And, you can also find them here:
And hear from them in our blog post welcoming Meepleopolis to SALT District.
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – 3pm – 10pm
Wednesday – 3pm – 10pm
Thursday – 3pm – 10pm
Friday – 3pm – 11pm
Saturday – 11:30am – 11pm
Sunday – 11:30am – 9pm
At Pot Sticker we’re on a mission to make people mad about dumplings. All we care about is creating legendary, world class dumplings that blow your mind. If that’s not enough, our baos and dim sum will take you to another planet!
Christchurch's alternative radio station.
Simple, stripped back and yet delicious meals with coffee that will have you coming back for more! Vegetarian/vegan.
Retro bar with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, 12 beers on tap, live music, all weather deck, full menu and much more.
NZ records, tapes, CDs, comics, zines, band merch, lamp repair: Thursday/Friday 3pm - 9pm, plus Saturday/Sunday 12pm - 5pm, and by appointment or chance. Website has a stocklist for nerds.
Proudly opening Wednesday 16 February 2022, by the East Block Hospitality Group - the same team who brought us the urbane Earl Bistro, Pink Lady Rooftop Bar and Bottle + Stone (pizza + fine wine)... so we know it's going to be great!!
Seven is a diner located on level seven of the Muse Art Hotel on Manchester Street, specialising in 'fine plates, wine and company*'.
(*You bring the company!)
Seven is sited on the floor directly below Pink Lady Rooftop.
They have a selection of tables for all sizes up to 10, and a private dining room seating 8-10 guests,
for which a set menu is required.
Find their menu here and secure your reservation here
phone (03) 365 0373
Smash Palace grew from the destruction of the 2011 Canterbury earthquakes. What started as a temporary solution has now grown into a full-blown Christchurch institution. We specialise in local wine and beer and of course... our burgers. We take our burgers seriously and all items are scratch-made on site. Sitting in the middle of an earthquake-ravaged landscape, the bar is a great place to see how the new Christchurch is developing. Come down and enjoy our very own Bodgie Beer, brewed to our exacting specifications by the good folks at Cassells. When the sun’s shining and the motorbikes are rolling in and out, you’d be hard pressed to find anything else like it.
We are a family-run franchised gym proud to serve the SALT District community. Clean, high-spec equipment and bathrooms, and lunchtime group classes make us the perfect place to get a social and enjoyable workout in during your workday!
Our shop is curated with ethical & sustainable fashion, woven wall hangings, handmade clothing/ toys and photography prints. All items are handmade/ upcycled right here, in the store. Thanks to our relationship with our merchants, The Conscious Club shop is making a great local impact as all profits go directly to the creator. The Conscious Club space also doubles as a workspace and innovation hub. This means you can meet the friendly faces behind the incredible products. Our operational transparency is valued by our customers as they see the work going on behind the scenes of the product and therefore appreciate its value.
The Monday Room or TMR is the home of social dining in Christchurch. Our plates are all designed to share and since launching this new menu and concept back in 2016 we have won best restaurant at the Christchurch Hospitality Awards (CHEVRONS) and further championing the ethos by introducing our now famous "Trust The Chef" menu where our guests don't have to worry about choosing dishes. Simply sit back, chat, and let our Chefs and wait staff take care of all your gastronomic needs.
We are the home of authentic Szechuan/Sichuan food here in Christchurch. If you like dumpling, spicy noodles or Kung Pao Chicken we have you covered.
An eclectic group of people committed to the future of Christchurch and to open transparent democracy. 800+ people get the newsletter each week, and each week we focus on another aspect of Christchurch. Join us on Tuesday nights from 5.30pm to get a drink and mingle, 6pm start, usually over by 7.15. We meet in the ground floor of the brick building at the back - buy your drinks at the bus :)
The Welder is an elegant space for parties, corporate functions and intimate celebrations. At The Welder we are all about crafting special moments and memories with industrial charm in a sleek and sophisticated setting which evokes urban chic and effortless grace. The Welder can be intimate and elegant or lively and loud – it’s a fun space full of personality, ready for anything.
The city is where it all started for Winnie Bagoes. The location has changed but the good times are as great as ever. Get the chat going with our awesome new spaces at 40 Welles Street. We look forward to feeding you and your family.
The Conscious Club's newest member Helen Griffiths has recently completed her yoga training and is hosting a yoga class on Thursday evenings at 6pm. Come and join a vinyasa yoga class that promotes easier breathing, greater strength and more flexibility. Beginner friendly - All abilities are welcome. BYO Yoga mat. Classes are Koha (Pay what you can)