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Cashel Street

Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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“container mall” (42 reviews)
“restart mall” (29 reviews)
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Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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"container mall"
in 42 reviews
"shipping containers"
in 79 reviews
"restart mall"
in 29 reviews
"shopping precinct"
in 5 reviews
"shop owners"
in 4 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 4 reviews
"great shops"
in 6 reviews
"food outlets"
in 6 reviews
"fun place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 21 reviews
"wood fired pizza"
in 4 reviews
"food trucks"
in 5 reviews
"post earthquake"
in 8 reviews
"city centre"
in 14 reviews
"visit christchurch"
in 4 reviews
"quake city"
in 5 reviews
"avon river"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Restart Mall on Cashel Street is a quirky and interesting shopping precinct fashioned from re-purposed shipping containers. Unfortunately a number of retail outlets were vacant, however it's still worth a visit for food and refreshments. We can recommend the coffee, the Greek and burger...More

Thank Leesa S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shipping containers repurposed as shops with lots of food vendors for inexpensive meals. As town is rebuilt the number of shops is decreasing, but still good for a walk around.

Thank czechmateNewYork
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see how this city is in progress Nice shops with, modern architecture, in one word Great! At first we had to get used to this city because there are a lot of empty spots but when you see what they plan to do....

Thank ReisDNA
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

What a great place to stop and have a bite to eat or drink while watching all the people from different countries visiting Christchurch. Plus, there a quite a few shops located in these unique structures known as the Container Mall. Definitely a fun place...More

Thank AndrewOAz
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

After the earth quake Christchurch wanted to quickly start rebuilding the CBD. Indestructable shipping containers were the answer. They could be used alone, put side by side, even stacked on top of each other to provide stores that could quickly be utilized and open for...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Glad we visited here as fab place to wander around for a wee while. Not all the containers are occupied now but there are enough shops and food places to explore. It was great to see how places like this came about after the earthquake.

Thank DaveDonnaMc
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Interesting to see how Christchurch coped with the post-quake period and how this shopping mall would have a been a key part of the city as it rebuilt itself. There are still a few containers operating and a reasonable number still offering all types of...More

Thank FfastEddy
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We started at the empty chairs memorial for the earthquake victims and through the shopping mall to the Memorial Arch and there were plenty examples of how this city was and is affected by the quake.

Thank DavidMay1945
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Since this was recently purchased and flagged for redevelopment, many of the retailers have moved away. There are a few restaurants still here but it is my understanding that this entire area will be redeveloped in spring 2018 so if you want to see it,...More

2  Thank drjandthemissus
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

in two years this street will be transformed. The East Frame, the new central park, tha gym the access to the new shops. It'll be a winner!

Thank DarthFD
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Caizay13
12 March 2015|
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Response from JulesGoodman66 | Property representative |
The Re:START container mall was born from the need to breathe new life into the Christchurch central city, following the devastating earthquake on 22 February, 2011. Best time of the year to visit - spring is pretty... More
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