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Re:START

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Address: Cashel Mall, Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone Number:
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Real awesome place to go and see even if your not looking to shop, such a clever way to get things going again

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Deloraine, Australia
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Deloraine, Australia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Real awesome place to go and see even if your not looking to shop, such a clever way to get things going again

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

Thanks for your review! More 

Auckland
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70 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had heard of a market in shipping containers but I had no idea how well done this was until I wandered through. There is even a BNZ and Post Office in a shipping container!!! We chose to eat at Hummingbird's Cafe and were very impressed. I was dying to get into the souvenir shops and little gift shops but... More 

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

Thanks for your review - sounds like you had a lovely time here! Perhaps you visited Cozy Café (as Hummingbird café here closed in April 2016 and the containers were removed at the time)? Yes, you're right - Re:START was only ever designed as a temporary trading space post-earthquake (and only for 1 year max). It's lasted 5.5 years and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked around for a little bit on a rainy day and still really enjoyed ourselves here. The concept is wonderful and each container has their own twist on what they do with the space provided. We had some delicious coffee at A Mouse Called Bean (or something similar?? Can't remember the exact name) and had wonderful service by the... More 

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

Thanks for your review, and pleased you had a great time wondering! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found some great food options for lunch. Would recommend going to the Quake museum that is across the road

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

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The collection of shipping containers which was started to bring back a bit of normality after the devastating earthquakes.There are various shipping containers ranging from cafes, craft ,clothes and gifts .Very iconic place to visit.

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

Hope you enjoyed your time here! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wide range of shops and places to eat, a great place to stop and have lunch as there are so many different options.

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Hope you enjoyed your time here :) More 

Queensland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here today & enjoyed it. The concept of the shipping containers is great... something we have not seen before. Definitely worth a look of you are in the area.

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

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a sunny day and there was live music. Sat and ate some food. Was a really good experience.

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

Thanks, and happy travels! More 

Guernsey, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful example of people working together following the recent earthquakes. An excellent little cafe, with very hard working and friendly staff. The wonderful food produced here is very impressive.

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

Thanks for your lovely review, and pleased you enjoyed your time here! More 

Bedford, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's worth a visit not only for the shopping but to appreciate the ingenuity of the people of Christchurch. They built the retail stores with the materials they had available after the 2011 earthquake. All made from shipping containers.

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

Thanks for your review, and pleased you enjoyed your time here! More 

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