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Cashel Street

Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Cashel Street, Christchurch 2004, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Cashel Street is a fun and vibrant place to visit. With a great selection of shops including Ballentynes and the RE:Start mall it is easy to find just about anything you need. The food stalls at RE:Start are varied and you are close to the...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Cashel street has its own new vibe and its a good vibe. Go check it out you will be impressed, its especially vibrant on the weekends.

Thank nglenjarman
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Every time I visit this street, I love it. There is a good range of shops here, including the Restart Mall which has been made from shipping containers. There is also a great food court area here with lots of choices. There is always something...More

Thank scarz
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Imaginative and Creative. The earthquakes caused so much damage but some clever, forward thinking people came up with the idea of using empty sea containers as shops and restaurants. Well worth a look at.

Thank AussieSuzie53
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Nice litle block for tourists, reasonable food and easy to find. Parking can be difficult but trams stop there so parking near any tram stop can alleviate this. Big range of food options and spaces to sit and eat. Souvenir shopping choices are diverse and...More

Thank steve f
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Buildings and restaurants built into shipping crates? It's an odd tactic but it works. I don't know if it's temporary, but it gives a unique look to the city centre.

Thank RockMeAsmodeus
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Whislt walking around the CBD we came across a local who recommended we visit Cashel street. Such a great variety of food and shopping outlets. We are a young family with two boys under 2. They both enjoyed the space (to roam) and the art/statues...More

Thank georginamahe
Reviewed 3 October 2016

You've got to hand it to these New Zealanders...... This glorious city was decimated a few years ago and lost many of its grand, historic buildings. Now they're shopping out of steel containers and having a really good time doing it too, thankyou very much....More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Cashel street is amazing, I would have loved to have seen it before the earthquake. We went to the Restart mall all three days we were in Christchurch. This container mall is inspiring and will go down in history like the Gothic era, the Art...More

2  Thank Toads46
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
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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