This traditional English brewery produces ales in Christchurch. The menu consists of 6 homemade beers, plus an extensive list of imported beers. The menu indicates what meals go best with each beer, and they have a wide selection of pizzas, meats, fish and salads. Starting at 11 pm the volume of the music rises and becomes one of the liveliest bars in town.
The only store and one of the few cafes in Arthur `s Pass. It is a small town that crosses the Southern Alps from east to west coast. The Keas, endemic bird to southern New Zealand, often prowl around the terraces for food.
It is ironic that merino sheep wool, which is originally from Spain, is now marketed mainly by New Zealand and the prices are not exactly cheap. This shop-café is situated in one of the most famous areas for its mild climate merino, and offers a variety of souvenirs, crafts and clothing. There is also a restaurant, ice cream parlor and cafe.
On the way down to the rocks is a a cafe / restaurant shaped like a spherical stone, with extensive views over the beach and ocean. They have an extensive menu of quick food, like sandwiches, or a menu of the day.
Located only a few meters from the museum is a nondescript cafe that, though calm in decoration, serves first-rate cappuccinos. They also have a wall dedicated to sentences written by customers, and after chatting with the owner, I decided to write one that says 'Viva la Vida!'
Halfway between Christchurch and Akaroa, there is a road that the two cities. This road meanders through the Banks Peninsula, and the cafe is strategically located on the top of a hill with spectacular views of the bay of Akaroa
Akaroa Cooking school is a modern and innovative concept that combines a culinary school with a restaurant. It all takes place in a room tastefully decorated room with views to the street. They organize learning sessions with celebrity chefs cooking.
The popular and cheap Fish&Chips can be found in Akaroa, where all the young people have their fish & chips, or varieties of different baskets of seafood with mussels, crabs, squid, oysters, etc. Delicious.
One of the best restaruante of Akaroa, specializing in seafood, and an extensive wine list is the Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar, for sure. The cheapest option is the dish of the day, which is usually a soup, pumpkin, vegetables, or seafood, and fish of the day, served with chips and salad
The location of this restaurant couldn´t get any better. It´s within the Art Gallery, Te Puna o Waiwhetu, and it overlooks the sculpture garden. The price is medium / high but the food is high quality. It functions as a cafe during the day where you can relax after seeing the exhibition.
This cafe has a wonderful terrace when the weather is good. There are a few tables on the sunny ground floor, and a quieter lounge on the top floor. They offer fair trade organic coffees, teas, and New Zealand wines, plus cakes and pastries. They also have wireless internet.
This is a café with a terrace on the road from Christchurch to Kaikoura, with good sandwiches and Italian-style coffee service, mocaccino, capuccino, machiato, espresso, latte, etc.. It also features a small convenience store for your convenience.
The By Jove Restaurant & Cafe is one of the few restaurants in Akaroa whose menu is mainly French style, since its specialty is pizzas, some of which are quite original, such as the kiwi, with chicken, brie and fruit.
The L'escargot Rouge is an absolutely precious cafe and deli that's totally delicious. They have premium coffees, and French inspired dishes as Baguette, Croissant, Pain au Chocolat, Croque Monsieur, Brioche, Croque Madame, Pain Au Raisin, etcetera. Scrumptious