Legendary lunches to dining and nightlife: Viaduct Restaurant

  Christchurch favourite Viaduct Restaurant has done it again with a revamped menu upping the ante in winter dining stakes along Oxford Terrace.   Top of the must-do list at this multi-dimensional eatery overlooking the Avon River is a new Legendary Lunch with drinks package available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. You won’t go hungry with […]

Toast-ie of the town

Winter just got a whole lot tastier with the launch of the third annual Great NZ Toastie Takeover.     Celebrating the delicious Kiwi staple that is the not-so-humble toasted sandwich, eateries around the country are once again putting their unique spin on the iconic snack. The competition element of the Great NZ Toastie Takeover […]

No.4 = No.1

Philip Pullman once said, “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” In a stroke of luck for Christchurch, you’ll find exactly these things at the adored No.4 Bar and Restaurant in Merivale.   Offering exceptional food and drink, a charismatic setting in an original historic homestead, and […]

Time for an autumn feast!

Die-hard fans of the Purple Weka Café & Bar know their fave dish is always on the menu, hence the beeline to the awesome central oasis at 48 Fitzgerald Avenue. Owner Stu McDougall daren’t retire his creamy mushrooms on ciabatta from the menu. There’s nothing nicer in autumn than a feast of juicy mushrooms piled […]

We love pizza!

Finding yourself sitting there on a Friday night thinking ‘I’d love a pizza right now’? Well you’re not alone… our crazy pizza cravings have been off the charts! So much so, that we’ve scoured all of Canterbury to collate a culinary hotlist of the best pizza joints in town.   La Rangis Pizzeria It’s not […]

Divine Vines

Only 15 minutes from Christchurch Airport, the beautiful Melton Estate is a family-owned boutique winery, restaurant and event venue. Set amidst 12 acres of vines, visitors can relax on the expansive deck and take in the beautiful surroundings the of lawns, gardens and the lush pinot noir vines surrounding the restaurant.     The winery […]