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Christchurch Gondola

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
New Zealand, Cafe, International
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10 Bridle Path Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
10:00 - 17:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Sunny Sunday swooning up the slopes of Christchurch port hill, the girls 6 and 8 loved every minute of it.

Thank mark652015
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We visited with four grandchildren aged 7 -9 years and enjoyed a date scone served with the trimmings, generous servings of tasty chips and well presented hot chocolates. The comfortable leather couches were very comfortable and we all enjoyed the gondola ride . I recommend this as an excellent outing. with children

Thank ElizabethWellington
Christchurch, New Zealand
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

friends 50th booked the top room private to ur group - the dining exceptional - a long time since I have dined with such fabulous tasting food - choices of roast beef & yorkshire pudding / stuffed chicken breast or akaroa salmon - not one whisper of a complaint everyone blown away at the standard love the hot kitchen team... More 

Thank jaymaybee
Baguio, Philippines
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

It was a great experience because of the concept of getting into the top, a restaurant and a gift shop then you can have a scenic view of the valley.

Thank Cris D
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

My mother had her 80th birthday party, an afternoon tea, at the restaurant. As well as my cousin having a surprise wedding. The staff were really accommodating and so helpful both prior to the day and on the day. Nothing was any trouble. Both the savory and sweet finger food was great and as we had requested. The views are... More 

Thank janinaballerina
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and good food despite being quite busy we did not have to wait long. We expected the food to be over priced but was pleasantly surprised to find food reasonably priced.

Thank Amy H
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I took my 6 year old granddaughter on the gondola in the school holidays, kids were free. The extra attraction at the top was excellent and they didn't charge any extra to visit, the gift shop was really reasonably priced and the cafe was great, the views over Christchurch are stunning

Thank Leah A
Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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247 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

From what I understand the service, the hours and the availability has dropped off considerably. No longer possible to go any day during the week and enjoy the lights of Christchurch by night from the Gondola Café. You are only able to do this on the weekend. The Coffee shop which operates there seven days a week seem to buy... More 

Thank Ashley K
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Went here for the afternoon was blown away with the views what a beautiful place if you have time wile in Christchurch I would put this on your list off must do's ! We had a pot of tea and cake at the top and just looked out the window was really nice afternoon. X

Thank 900main
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

After not going to the Gondola for over a year, we were thrilled with our experience at the Restaurant. It was a busy lunchtime, lots of families the same as ours. Children's meals now available. A notice giving a minimum time for cooking service for hot food The food was excellent. Tasty fresh and just the right size portions for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
New Zealand, Cafe, International
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Bridle Path Rd, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 384-0700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?