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Chillingworth Road

478 Cranford Road | Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-352 7784
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
478 Cranford Road | Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love this place, it is romantic, posh, very fine dining, it's a taste explosion. They are thoughtful and produce unique and extremely tasty delicious foods. We did the wine match which was awesome, and well worth it. Most definitely eat here again!

Thank xintiangirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The night started as a double date and ended with my friends proposing and getting engaged. Chillingworth Road has a fine dining restaurant with five course, seven course, trust the chef options and exceptional wine matches, but also a great value Bistro which offers a...More

1  Thank VeniVidiFixi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the degustation with wine match. Were there on a week night and due to lack of bookings ended up in some ex kitchen training space at front. Weird. Really think they need to suck it up and move back into the thriving CBD.

Thank RhysterNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to eat out at Chillingworth. Road The meal was beyond our wildest dream.Would go back again.

Thank Garry C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the 7 course tasting menu with matching wines. All courses were delicious with the beef being the star. Wine pours are generous and service was perfect. Highly recommend this place for a special meal out.

Thank kiwichick73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bar and restaurant was top class. From the moment we went in it was clear that the food and drink processes were aligned and efficient. Then we encountered rhe excellent customer service and welcoming. Let's not gloss over the menu choices that were perfect...More

Thank ReginKingaroy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with a group of 4 Friends and another amazing night of Food and Wine. We opted for the 7 course degustation chiefs choice. Food was amazing Delicious and presentation amazing. Even with our food allergies not a problem. Service is to die for...More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently enjoyed a wonderful evening at Chillingworth Road. We opted for the 7 course degustation. 2 out of 3 in the party had serious food allergies but these were not seen as a problem. Service was friendly and attentive. Food was delicious and exquisitly...More

Thank 828michelle
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our mains, tasty & flavoursome. Dessert was very well presented but probably wouldn't order it again. Glad we tried this restaurant as we'd heard a lot about it.

Thank odette858
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We went for an early meal on a Saturday night. The service was good and the food was beautifully cooked. Prices of both food and drink were reasonable for the quality. I would recommend anyone try this small local restaurant.

Thank JenbNZ
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Tanya K
13 August 2016|
Response from jontid2016 | Reviewed this property |
Where did I say I was a cook by trade? I do like all seafood also?? I haven't dined at the bistro, only ever out the back so think you've asked the wrong question to the wrong person sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 478 Cranford Road | Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 7784
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