Best Bar and Bistro Restaurants in Christchurch City
Local Recommendations from our My Guide Christchurch team
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King of Snake offers the best of Euro-Asian cuisine in a stunning 5-star contemporary setting. Enjoy the panoramic view over Cashel Mall, the Bridge of Remembrance, and the willow tree lined banks of the Avon River.
Lone Star Papanui offers tasty food in a family-friendly setting - great for nights out with the kids, with friends or for a special occasion. The restaurant located next door to Hoyts in Northland Mall can seat around 110 guests upstairs with room for 25 more on the ground floor. A fully enclosed and heated area is available outdoors for anyone who would like to dine al-fresco.
Experience the opulence that is the Permit Room. Inspired by South Indian cuisine, the Permit Room is Christchurch's most exquisite dining experience. The restaurant and bar is located within a beautifully restored 1920 Heritage building on the corner of Colombo and Amargh streets overlooking Victoria Square.
The Darkroom is a music and entertainment venue which is also host to regular comedy and theatre nights from a range of local and international artists. Music gigs range in style from folk, indie and metal to electronic just as long as it's original.
The Dirty Land is the home of sophisticated cocktails served in a broody aesthetic of a meticulously-crafted den of cool. The bar offers personable and professional service, killer cocktails, nuanced wine list and impressive range of luxury French Champagnes and international spirits.
Mr Brightside is a rooftop bar situated on the top floor of the Iconic Public Trust Building. The penthouse-style rooftop bar has a retractable roof with panormaic 360 views over the Port Hills, Avon River, snow capped Alps, Cathedral Square and across the City.
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