Central city food collective, with Gelatiamo, Smoke'n'Barrel, Uso Barber and Kai Run.
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
Black & White Coffee Cartel's sole specialty coffee store, focusing on soft-brew & single origin coffee. Raw & roasted coffee beans available. Brunch menu from OPEN - 2pm, and fresh daily made cabinet food created to offer a true coffee experience.
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.
Cocktail bar in Stranges Lane
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!
Christchurch's only board games and pizza joint, we have pizza by the slice, 100+ games, beer and wine with a range of cocktails too!
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.
A specialty coffee shop ideal for short stay meetings, takeaway coffee and food, and the odd game of table tennis here and there. Engine was formed on one simple idea....We love coffee and we want to share amazing coffee with the public!
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.
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.
The naughty little brother next door to Orleans in Stranges Lane.
Cajun and creole restaurant and bar.
On the Penthouse Level, in one of Christchurch’s most iconic and historic buildings, sits the Pink Lady Rooftop Bar. Unapologetically small and exposed to all elements with 360 degree views of the CBD skyline, the Rooftop and will be known for its Baja Californian influenced bar menu.
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.
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!
Pub with regular quiz nights.
Stranges Lane, established 2014, is home to an eclectic and exciting host of bars and restaurants including Strange & Co, Orleans, Lower 9th Diner and Capa.
THE COLLECT is your locally owned, creative shared workspace to call home in the heart of our city. We provide an inspiring and contemporary space that fosters organic connections, collaborations and forms a hub of fresh and innovative ideas for our community.
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.
A multi-site food and beverage experience under one roof, able to cater for all folk, whether that be family groups, innercity 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 snd desires.
Vulnerability is masculinity. This fortnightly circle is open to all men, alternating between meeting in-person (at Black & White Coffee Cartel, 150 Lichfield St) and virtually (via Zoom). We create a safe environment for men to discuss everyday wins and challenges. It is about changing this idea of masculinity and ensuring no man is alone in his journey.
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.
Each month, we’re hosting a PUBCAST at Smash Palace. It’s a bit like listening to a podcast but live in a pub and with friends... way more social! What is it? Inspiring live talks + Smashing food and drink. Come hang out with mates and hear from fascinating people who are changing the world.
Good times and good people only at the Slate Room: a large live music venue hosting huge gigs; live extreme sports over six big screens; Pool & Billiard hall with eight 9-foot slate pool tables. Massive bar.
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.
Your inner city local pub located on the back streets of SALT District, simply named after its location, casually celebrates and embraces drinking, eating, and general good times.
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)
Office space by day for Christchurch Youth Council and Canterbury Youth Workers Collective; a bookable youth events venue on nights and weekends (a partnership between Gap Filler, CYC and CYWC). With a basketball half-court and Up Up Up bouldering rocks by Christchurch City Council and outdoor ping-pong by Gap Filler.