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The Twisted Hop Gastropub

616 Ferry Rd | Woolston, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
+64 3-943 4681
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (6 reviews)
“great beer” (9 reviews)
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British, Seafood, Asian, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
616 Ferry Rd | Woolston, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

My partner and I recently used Twisted Hop's function room for our engagement party. It was the perfect venue with fantastic service from enquiring, to booking, to service on the night. The managers were very accommodating; any request we had they were prepared for such...More

Thank Paul_McKnight
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I have recently moved to Woolston from the city - I do love eating out and thought it was going to be an effort travelling into town for a meal. I decided to checkout places locally and I must say, the Twisted Hop is a...More

Thank sw893036
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Overpriced super average food, poor service and great beer. Lousy restaurant thats slow with wait staff more interested in talking to each other than the actual customers.

1  Thank frogman511
Stephen H, Owner at The Twisted Hop Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi there and thanks for taking time out to make a review. I'm sorry you did not enjoy your experience. Please contact me on stephen@thetwistedhoppub.co.nz - hopefully you'll be able to provide details of the day/time of your visit. Kind regards, Stephen

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We've been meaning to check out the Twisted Hop after driving by everyday. Reviews we read sounded promising. We ordered their Twisted Hop cheeseburger. It was good, perhaps a little dry, sadly we weren't wowed. Chips were nice... service was fantastic. But, we didn't come...More

Thank trailbeyond
Stephen H, Owner at The Twisted Hop Gastropub, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Hello and thank you for taking time out to place a review. We've now modified the Cheeseburger recipe. It now includes some minced pork - we've done this to stop the meat patty from drying out. I'm glad that you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 3 May 2017

It was going on 9pm on a Saturday night when we arrived. Hardly any people so we checked first that they were still open & taking food orders. They were so gave us menu's and told us to find a table. Our friend ordered the...More

Thank Annette T
Reviewed 29 April 2017

wet Wednesday, night in Christchurch, persuaded wife to do the driving on an ale trail! first stop was the twisted hop, great selection of craft ales, plus 3 hand pulled pumps, served at cellar temp. the IPA from their own brewery was world class, so...More

Thank shooz57
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Pleasant relaxed surroundings and friendly staff, good choice of boutique beers and excellent quality food.

Thank lizarossie
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It's high time I wrote a review of my favourite pub. I've been going, regularly, to the Woolston Hop since it opened. The atmosphere is always welcoming and relaxing, with staff that obviously really enjoy their jobs. As a professional brewer, I'm quite fussy when...More

Thank nigelm197
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here recently on a makeshift pub crawl and really liked it. We didn't eat here but loved their beer. The women working the bar were also very friendly and helpful. They sell flights which are great for sampling different beers. One of our favorite...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Did not do well in the quiz but we both enjoyed our meals and great beer A very friendly atmosphere and service Thanks very much for overnight parking of our campervan

Thank Neale S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 Ferry Rd | Woolston, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-943 4681
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Seating indoors for up to 70 downstairs with further seating for 25 outside in a sheltered deck area. Upstairs function room with a capacity for 40 is suitable for private parties, weddings or corporate meetings. The fit-out was created using recycled and earthquake recovered native timbers and furniture. Some private booth seating downstairs and large acoustic panels make good conversation easy. The bar features classic beer engines or hand pulls for the delivery of English style cask conditioned beers. A wide selection of NZ and international craft beers and ciders are also available, bottled and on tap. Our menu includes good quality pub food with the addition of regularly changing chef's specials. For functions we offer a choice of a finger food menu, three course function menu and a buffet menu to suit your special occasion. Parking is conveniently located at the rear of the pub.
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