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Cashel Street

Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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“container mall” (45 reviews)
“restart mall” (30 reviews)
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Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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"container mall"
in 45 reviews
"shipping containers"
in 80 reviews
"restart mall"
in 30 reviews
"shopping precinct"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 23 reviews
"food outlets"
in 6 reviews
"interesting shops"
in 5 reviews
"post earthquake"
in 8 reviews
"city centre"
in 14 reviews
"quake city"
in 5 reviews
"avon river"
in 7 reviews
"ballantynes"
in 19 reviews
"retailers"
in 7 reviews
"adversity"
in 9 reviews
"buskers"
in 7 reviews
"innovation"
in 7 reviews
"banks"
in 14 reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

The 'Pop-up' Shopping Mall in Cashel Street is shrinking as rebuilds take place around it so get in quick to see it before it is gone. Great place to walk down to for lunch, or browse at the market stalls, or even window shop in...More

Thank Chch_NZ_couple
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Was disappointed in this. Maybe expected too much. Mid week afternoon visit and plenty of customers at the eating places , so others were enjoying the place

1  Thank worldholidaying
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This concept exists here and there around the world but never has it felt so fitting as in Christchurch after the earthquake. Nice and modern shops, great food court and a relaxed feeling on a sunny winters day like today :) only minus might be...More

1  Thank JohanD293
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

ReStart is the realized concept of shipping container storefronts set up in ChCh city center to permit ongoing tourist trappings. Yes, it's worth a visit to see, but not much time is really needed. You begin to recognize many of the same souvenirs in the...More

2  Thank nop_12
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

A nice variety of stores and food places with fun sculptures of typical kiwi scenes. Well worth working around. We were there on a Saturday morning and many people were having breakfast and coffees at the food places. Although set up as temporary structures after...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

A fantastic place to visit and such an original idea. Loved looking through all the shops and smelling the yummy food.

Thank Diannemh46
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

The ingenuity of people in a crisis never ceases to amaze me. This is a brilliant concept and every person we dealt with in the stores was friendly and helpful about the town, not just their stock. The eateries are great and the spaces well...More

Thank Lisette M
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Christchurch is recovering from the destruction caused by the earthquake in 2011 and the temporary re:Start shopping mall made from shipping containers is an innovative way of rejuvenating this area of the city. An unusual shopping mall but very practical and well worth a visit,...More

Thank Sandyretriever
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Due to the earthquakes in Central Christchurch Cashel Street has been transformed into a cool container shopping centre which is rather trendy and different. It is fast becoming an icon and a great place for locals and visitors a like to relax, eat, chat and...More

Thank nevslife
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Good to browse the small shops in this startup area. Lots of different shops, clothes , gifts and souvenirs. There are a few cheap eat places for lunch, snack bar type.

1  Thank William R
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Caizay13
12 March 2015|
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Response from JulesGoodman66 | Property representative |
The Re:START container mall was born from the need to breathe new life into the Christchurch central city, following the devastating earthquake on 22 February, 2011. Best time of the year to visit - spring is pretty... More
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