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Exchange Christchurch (XCHC)

376 Wilsons Rd N, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 27 828 3757
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Best place ever to combine SLEEP, EAT, CO-WORK and go to EVENTS!

It was phenomenal!! Highly recommended. Here's why: - First of all, the atmosphere is fantastic... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Ineke van de H
Great cafe

Fantastic atmosphere and service. The food here is absolutely divine. Been here a few times with... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
bernardrenee2016
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Exchange Christchurch connects global communities with the local arts scene. When visiting, you're likely to get a taste of something cooked up in our cafe/bar; a platform for pop-up restaurants, guest chefs, and local suppliers to experiment and share the love of the local food/wine scene with you. We are also one of the few cafes featured on Conscious Consumers. There will likely be an art exhibition on the walls. Rotating almost every couple of weeks, exhibitions have featured alternative, textile, digital, really any form of art. It might be hanging on the walls, or hanging from the ceiling. Events are the highlight of what we do. Performances, launch parties, community conversations, storytelling, classical concerts, open-mics, wine tastings, events galore! Check our website/facebook for whats coming up. There is also a creative coworking/production space for artists, fashion designers, jewelry makers, social enterprises, digital professionals and many others to work in an open shared space that is directly attached to the cafe. So take a peek and see what the artists in the space are up to. Lastly, we have accommodation! If staying in a creative space close to the CBD interests you, there is 1 loft apartment above the gallery for short term stays and artist residencies. We want people to have the full experience of what Christchurch is all about so we carry local products like Ethique body care and source things ethically through brands like Innocent Packaging; so we're taking the best care of the people and the planet!
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22 Sep 2017
“Best place ever to combine SLEEP, EAT, CO-WORK and go to EVENTS!”
22 Jun 2017
“Great cafe”
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376 Wilsons Rd N, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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376 Wilsons Rd N, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 27 828 3757
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

It was phenomenal!! Highly recommended. Here's why: - First of all, the atmosphere is fantastic. Open minded and artistic people around all day and in the evenings. They have a great staff. Thanks for the inspiring talks guys! - The loft is nicely decorated with...More

Thank Ineke van de H
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere and service. The food here is absolutely divine. Been here a few times with friends and they never disappoint. Freshly made and healthy. A range of options and coffee is good too. Highly recommended.

Thank bernardrenee2016
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times in the last month and have been really impressed. The food is delicious and I often find myself trying to create it after the visit at home. The coffee is fantastic and always the perfect blend. I love...More

Thank Britta U
Reviewed 22 May 2017

XCHC is such a unique and essential part of Christchurch. The food is out-of-this-world and there's always something interesting going on. It's such a wonderful community-feel and I love that they're supporting local artists and the community. The whole vibe behind this place is special....More

Thank Kit H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Exchange Christchurch is like a second home. The food is amazing and all the people that make this place what it is are always so welcoming. Absolutely love The Exchange!!

Thank ginapapahadjis
Reviewed 11 May 2017

In my experience this is a one-of-a-kind cafe, even in the constantly evolving Christchurch scene. Not only was I met with amazing vibes and delicious food, but seeing the art that goes on in the workspace is something worth exploring. Thanks y'all!

Thank Duncan S
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