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Re:START

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Address: Cashel Mall, Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone Number:
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Excellent concept

Nice place to hang out and good to see a sustainable concept which is also damage resistant. Must see !

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice place to hang out and good to see a sustainable concept which is also damage resistant. Must see !

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visiting Christchurch for the first time and having an understanding of the impact of the Earthquakes, the Re:Start mall was on our list of must see. It did not disappoint. What a wonderful innovation and a testament to the resilience and strength of the people of Christchurch. We enjoyed a great coffee, wonderful wood fire pizza for lunch and did... More 

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Thank Pitty604
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Re:Start mall is an amazing place to visit especially when you understand the meaning behind it. Seeing the converted shipping containers really shows the ingenuity and resilience of the people of Christchurch. The shops are somewhat 'boutiquey' but definitely lovely to walk through and have a shop. The food trucks and street food through the shops were great and... More 

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Thank Liam E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food for everyone. So many choices. A great vibe in this little pocket, where the spirit of Christchurch can really be experienced.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely area to visit with quirky shipping container shops and bizarre statues in teh pathways. Lots of food areas and bars as well as "burger van" style food on offer. Great place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I was in Christchurch recently for 2 days while traveling and Re:START was my favourite place. It has a lovely feel about it and really nice wee shops and eating places. Probably helped that the weather was lovely but would highly recommend it for a wander and a bit of lunch.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is really an amazing place to visit as it stands as a testimony to ingenuity and resilience in face of hardship. That this little shopping mall sprung up so people could continue their livelihood is marvelous m. We are here very good street food. Highly recommend

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's so nice to walk through Re:Start in Christchurch and see how enthusiastic and brave people try to make their earthquaked damaged city nice and hip again. But I wonder how long it s going to take for the city to recover?!!

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ReSTARTChristchurch, Manager at Re:START, responded to this review

Thanks for supporting our wonderful mall, and pleased you enjoyed your time here! More 

Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the aftermath of the earthquakes, in the midst of the debris was a rebirth.....stores were needed but there was too much destruction....the answer came in the form of cargo containers. They have evolved from rough stores to permanent professional stores that from the inside bear no resemblance to their exteriors....there are multiple levels and inner courtyards with temporary areas... More 

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ReSTARTChristchurch, Manager at Re:START, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review, and sounds like you had a great time here! More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The container mall is awesome, lots of different colours and types of shops, all there because Christchurch lost all the shops in the 2011 earthquake. Must visit if you visit Christchurch..

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ReSTARTChristchurch, Manager at Re:START, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! More 

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