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Best things to do in Christchurch

Art Gallery
“Home to one of New Zealand's most important public art collections. The gallery houses a collection from classics to modern art, and regularly showcases works from New Zealand and internationally based artists.”
78 locals recommend
Bus Stop
“A must see in Canterbury. Understand New Zealand's history and Maori culture. The quake city shows tells story about the Canterbury earthquake.”
64 locals recommend
Zoo
“See native animals and farm animals. Feed and pat farm animals. Especially great for children.”
45 locals recommend
Casino
“New Zealand's first casino, there's No Better Place To Be! Christchurch Casino is an R20 all-inclusive entertainment venue with great value dining, exciting ways to play, live entertainment, awesome events, promotions, and giveaways.”
23 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“They have the  most amazing soft tacos. The staff are  friendly and the food is simple yet  packed full of flavour. 20 minutes away in  the CBD.  ”
37 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Lunch and Dinner, Southeast Asian. Consistently popular, busy restaurant in peak times. Nice little bar joined. ”
36 locals recommend
Bar
“Dux Central is located in Popular Lane with awesome nightlife, boasting "The Brew Bar" , "The Emerald Room", and the "Upper Dux". Great craft beers, awesome food, and a live band / DJ - you wont be disappointed!”
19 locals recommend
Pub
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“Family friendly, craft beer pub. 3 minutes walk from Olive Cottage, designated driver not required. Has a restaurant with excellent food, highly recommended as the best pub food in Christchurch.”
38 locals recommend
Bar
“True, it is upstairs and a bit of a climb, but the differing bar areas, and the live music make it all worthwhile :)”
20 locals recommend
Bar
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“OGB is open fro 7.30am - 1am, 7 days a week. OGB serves scrumptious breakfast and lunch options during day service, as well the best coffee in town. Night time food options at OGB include platters, olives and tempting snacks. The wine list, craft beer and cocktail selection is like no other. You will not be disappointed. ”
16 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“Burgers, Beers, Bikes Burgers with components made mostly on site Thursday Bike Nights are a must for anyone mechanically inclined A great beer with local mates ”
20 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Lots of funky artifacts on walls and ceiling, lots of recycled furniture used for guests, large range of special beers , nice relaxing music in background.”
11 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Amazing, locally owned and x3 movie theatres. Serve wine and beer to enjoy during the movie”
15 locals recommend
Cafe
“This is a restaurant and bar and has a nice fireplace inside and a great wine selection.”
19 locals recommend
Bar
“Live bands, big screen watching for sports, outdoor seating as well as indoor. A great place to catch up with a few friends or enjoy live music when it's scheduled. Good restaurant and also bar snacks.”
13 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Fantastic cocktails and Tapas, really lovely place for a quite drink or some hot chips. Situated in fun Lyttelton”
18 locals recommend