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Ferrymead & Woolston

Christchurch suburban dining

Ferrymead and Woolston come to life at night with a vast range of eateries catering to all styles and budgets. Enjoy waterside dining at the foot of the Port Hills or head to the industrial chique area of Woolston.

The Tannery is located in the beautifully restored Woolston Tanneries. The historical buildings are not only home to high-end boutiques and artisan wares you can also find a vast range of eateries to tempt the taste buds! Check out Tanner St Bakery, She Universe, The Brewery, Blue Smoke, Mitchellis Cafe Rinato or the Woolston Market.

  • 3 Garlands Road
  • 0800 4 TANNERY

@Tony's Teppan Yaki Restaurant is a lively place to go if you're looking for a little bit of extra entertainment. The chefs will show off their cooking skills on the Teppanyaki BBQ while preparing your food. Next to delicious Teppan dishes you'll find sushi, sashimi and tempura on the menu.

  • 2 Waterman Place
  • +64 3 348 5644

Winnie Bagoes is a Christchurch institution. Specialising traditional favourites to the best gourmet pizzas. Gluten free choices are available and children are welcome.

  • 2 Waterman Place
  • +64 3 376 4900

Cafe Metro is a good choice for a casual breakfast or lunch either inside or out. The coffee is good as is the wine list. Expect very friendly service.

  • 21 Humphreys Drive
  • +64 3 384 0062

Speight's Ale House is a good spot for hearty, wholesome fare - think lamb shanks, pies and burgers washed down with a cold one.

  • 2a Waterman Place
  • +64 3 376 4071

Casa Nostra is an inviting family restaurant with an authentic Italian flair. Not only will you find typical Italian food such as pasta or schiacciata (pizza) on the menu but also a lot of steak options for all of the meatlovers out there. Don`t forget to finish off with a dolce and a good espresso.

  • 2 Waterman Place
  • +64 3 384 3186

Ten27 is located in the Casual & Country Homestore. If you are looking for food with a healthy twist then Ten27 is the place to go. The cosy cafe is open late and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • 1027 Ferry Road
  • +64 3 595 2428

Dispense Espresso is a tiny coffee shop and is easy to miss, but so worth looking out for it. The interior design is very simple and modern and the food on offer is fresh and delicious. The café is nestled in between the pharmacy and the book shop in Ferrymead, opposite Countdown supermarket.  The café is open Monday to Saturday.

  • 1005 Ferry Road
  • +64 27 344 7992

Kenzo Japanese Cuisine is a Japanese Restaurant that offers great lunch and dinner options. The range of food is wide and the friendly staff doesn`t mind to give you a little bit of extra guidance to chose the right dish.

  • 21 Humphreys Drive (Shop 7)
  • +64 3 376 6000

The Twisted Hop is the perfect place to meet lots of different people and enjoy a beer or two. The cosy Pub offers great food and live music especially if you are travelling on a small budget.

  • 616 Ferry Road
  • +64 3 943 4681