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Cashel Street

Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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“container mall” (40 reviews)
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Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

This street has an abundance of places to visit, not least of which is the Bridge of Remembrance, Container Mall and City Mall. There are still empty lots from the earthquake, which decimated the city.

Thank James K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were impressed by the cafe in the mall. Service was prompt and friendly and tables cleaned quickly. Range of shops was interesting, not as many as we thought. Still worth a look and interesting to see how they can be set up.

Thank brandy126
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I really enjoyed visiting the Restart Mall on Cashel Street. It is quirky and interesting and a visual treat. Well worth a visit.

Thank insertnamehere26
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The restart mall that popped up in shipping containers is mostly gone by now. There are a few shops left but not great variety. A pro for the are however is that food trucks seem to gather here.

Thank Maria F
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Cashel Street is well worth a visit. It is a quirky mix of traditional shops alongside a labyrinth of shipping containers converted into retail outlets and coffee shops/cafes. For me it summed up the energy and positive 'can do' attitudes of the Christchurch people following...More

1  Thank rosie101010
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Worth a visit if only to check out Ballantynes a Christchurch Iconic Department Store. The Bridge of Remembrance is at the Avon River end of the Street. A lovely structure. Parking nearby as is the Bus Station and an easy walk to view the Cathedral...More

Thank Missy872013
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is our first visit to Christchurch, and we had not heard of Re-Start initiative. This is a City fighting back after a major earthquake. The "Shipping Container" shops looked a bit temporary and third world till you realised why it was there. The traders...More

2  Thank Macca M
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is our first visit to Christchurch, and we had heard much of the re: Start shipping container shopping precinct. We weren't disappointed. This whole precinct just feels like a City fighting back from adversity. Yes, the shipping container look is a bit ramshackle at...More

1  Thank Jay H
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Very fond memories of many student haunts along this street, now it is all glass, modern and very chic.

Thank troppodon
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great food, great shopping. We loved roaming around Cashel Street. Inspired and impressed by how this area was developed and wish it could remain beyond its expiration date - when big buildings go back in. Loved, loved, loved.

2  Thank Kari B
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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