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Cashel Street

Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

we spent 3 days in Christchurch, we visited this place at lease 3 times & found it different every time. Container city is a great innovation, yes not many shops & probably a bit of a tourist trap as far as price is concerned but...More

Thank Glentc
Reviewed 14 September 2016

What a interesting way to bring the shopping back to the Christchurch city. It was great to have a coffee and look around what was for offer.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Loved walking around this area. Had lunch in a container set up as a cafe. Nice feeling and great way of using space and unique product.

Thank Diane E
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We thought that there was going to be more to this area than what we found. For some reason we expected that there would be a bigger area of container shops, although the shops that were there were good. Across the road there is a...More

Thank john j
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We first visited the container restart shopping mall in the early evening, thinking we would get pizza for dinner but everything was closed. The second time we visited was at lunchtime and it was Rea lly busy with all the food containers open and tables...More

Thank CEWatat79
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The cashel container mall is something that everyone should go and check out. There are aqll kids of shops and the food court is awesome. Dimitri's is a must when you go here.

Thank Jackrg35
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The 'Pop-up' Shopping Mall in Cashel Street is shrinking as rebuilds take place around it so get in quick to see it before it is gone. Great place to walk down to for lunch, or browse at the market stalls, or even window shop in...More

Thank Chch_NZ_couple
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Was disappointed in this. Maybe expected too much. Mid week afternoon visit and plenty of customers at the eating places , so others were enjoying the place

1  Thank worldholidaying
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This concept exists here and there around the world but never has it felt so fitting as in Christchurch after the earthquake. Nice and modern shops, great food court and a relaxed feeling on a sunny winters day like today :) only minus might be...More

1  Thank JohanD293
Reviewed 8 July 2016

ReStart is the realized concept of shipping container storefronts set up in ChCh city center to permit ongoing tourist trappings. Yes, it's worth a visit to see, but not much time is really needed. You begin to recognize many of the same souvenirs in the...More

2  Thank nop_12
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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