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La Porchetta Papanui

484 Cranford Street | Redwood, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
+64 3-352 2094
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (28 reviews)
“cannelloni” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
484 Cranford Street | Redwood, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We used to be sort of regulars who visited this restaurant several times a year over more than a decade. They used to offer (for the NZ context) quite decent Italian food. Things change - and yesterday's visit we can only describe as "disappointing". The...More

Thank BlackPeter_1
Reviewed 25 June 2017

unless you want to be put off Italian food for life do not eat at this place! also the staff were less than helpful

Thank tactnz
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I was actually really impressed with these guys last night! I had read some of their past reviews and was a little concerned that it might not have lived up to expectations. We had 50 people at a fund raising pizza night and it went...More

Thank VicShrimp
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went for dinner on a quiet monday. The food came out pretty fast, with a smile on the waiters face. I had ordered a ceasr salad which tasted quite foul. As I looked around I saw the waiter and the chef...More

1  Thank hawk3z
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I was a tad disappointed with the long waiting time and the quality of pasta. We ordered fettuccine and gnocci. They both came out as luke-warm, the pasta were not 'al dente' and tasted like those came from dry packets from a supermarket. When we...More

Thank Pleayo T
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I had cannelloni with spinach & friends had pizzas & Gnocchi. Really lovely food,including vegetarian options, with quite generous servings. Very good service from staff & nice to find a restaurant which wasn't too noisy.

Thank Jadekiwi
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A quiet Friday night, we were the only ones in the restaurant. We waited at the sign telling us to 'wait here'. The waitresses were all in the middle of a chat, saw us waiting, finished their conversation, then one wandered over. She looked at...More

Thank Nicki J
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This place has good food but the service lets it down. It was a hot day when we were there and it was very hot in the restaurant. We asked for aircon to be turned up but no one seemed to know how to do...More

Thank madamshalet
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This restaurant makes the most delicious salmon and caper pasta, i have to stop myself visiting here otherwise i would come every day. The desserts are also beautiful. Sometimes the service is not always great, but the food is amazing and is always delivered promptly....More

Thank afriend127
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I ordered a chicken/mushroom risotto, it was pretty crap to be honest tasted like one of those $1.50 packet ones from pak n save. The pineapple pizza however was quite nice and had alot of topping. My other family members said their meals were good,...More

Thank Sam K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 484 Cranford Street | Redwood, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 2094
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