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Cook'n' With Gas

23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 9166
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“venison” (25 reviews)
“mixed grill” (11 reviews)
“open prawn” (3 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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41 - 50 of 308 reviews

Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We just returned from a great dining experience. From the complementary starter to the mains it was beautifully prepared, artfully presented and delicious. The staff was knowledgeable, efficient and friendly. Excellent wine list. The background music was wonderfully eclectic from French cafe to Taj Mahal...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

good food , had the soup then venison, very well cooked and service was fast and professional out door area has a great vibe with live music

Thank justindj d
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Loved the poster driven french cafe style interior with good table spacing. We enjoyed the complimentary amuse-bouche followed by chicken liver parfait and green lip mussels in an excellent sauce. For mains we chose the sliced sirloin beef and the lamb rack /cutlets. Everything from...More

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My husband and I dined at Cook 'n With Gas and we had an excellent experience. We were welcomed by the warm and experienced Getta at front of house. Our waitress Erica was confident, bright and offered intelligent suggestions and really added to our excellent...More

Thank Veronika P
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We haven't been to Cook'n' with Gas for some time but a strong recommendation from a discerning family member meant that it was first choice for a family birthday dinner. We have always loved the atmosphere and the surroundings and were keen to see if...More

1  Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We visit this restaurant from time to time when we are wanting a "special meal" We always get it!!! Last visit was great, food, service, wine list and atmosphere, Highly recommended

1  Thank kendaniels
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Can't say enough good things, great food, wonderful staff, fair prices and local wines and brews. Make a res as it books up.

Thank JMRVLondon
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant and bar by chance opposite the Arts Centre in Christchurch. Live music in the bar, separate but attached to the restaurant - actually in the garden. The staff were so friendly, great customer service and amazing food with a good understanding...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Been there with a mid sized group of people - good atmosphere, though the acoustics (low ceiling, hard surfaces) made the noise level difficult to bear (and not really supporting the communication). Outstanding service from several (experienced) waiters. They knew their trade, serve from the...More

Thank HeikoMC
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We decided to spend our Thanksgiving dinner at this restaurant as it was highly recommended on Trip Advisor (save one dissatisfied diner). I'm glad we did. The selection was great (I had a turkey and ham combination, which seemed appropriate for a Yankee like me)...More

Thank Wayne T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 26 - USD 29
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 9166
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