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The Bicycle Thief

136 Old Tai Tapu Road | Kennedys Bush, Christchurch 8025, New Zealand
+64 21 240 9809
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“polenta fries” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
136 Old Tai Tapu Road | Kennedys Bush, Christchurch 8025, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Recently when visiting Christchurch I had lunch here with a group of friends. There were 13 of us in total and the restaurant had organised a table for us outside in a separate private area. Given the beautiful day it was, this proved to be...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Thoroughly recommend as a distinction and lazy weekend brunch. Outstanding service and delicious food.

Thank BackPacker818245
Reviewed 18 September 2018

On a nice summers morning, this is a great spot. Go on a Sunday and enjoy it for the full hour. Pizza and a fresh beer. Great if you are out for a cycle too!

Thank DarthFD
Reviewed 17 September 2018

It was a mild spring evening, so able to dine outside with some assistance from a gas heater. Stunning setting in the vine roofed room, we meandered thru some entrees and our choices for mains all with the thought of space for desert. The polenta...More

Thank PauleLec
Reviewed 13 September 2018

My husband decided to venture outside of town with the one daughter we had at home on Sunday morning. We came for breakfast and what an idyllic setting it was, sitting outside in the sun surrounded by trees & birds and sipping on great coffee...More

Thank VicShrimp
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful setting for thid great restaurant! Our family and friends enjoyed excellent service, yummy brunch food and hot coffee. I had the crumpets which were excellent and I'd order them again! Everyone's brunch meals were enjoyed. The warm fire was welcomed as it...More

Thank gunnfam
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The staff and food is just amazing!! Would definitely go out there again! The setting is nice, and even has a wee booth for couples!

Thank BeeBarbar
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Every detail was wonderful. We had very accommodating service on the phone when booking the table. Mother’s Day was a really busy day for them, yet they made us feel valued and important. They included colouring pages for our three year old, and the service...More

1  Thank Greika
Reviewed 12 May 2018

We were expecting a pleasant evening but it's rather disappointing when your mains come out before you have finished your starters . Why the rush? Was the table booked again after us? It certainly didn't make us feel like we want to go back again.

Thank molly048
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The Short Story: ================== Truly exemplar service matched with a well crafted and conceived menu delivered with passion and finesse. Would not hesitate to recommend and looking forward to a next visit to try other menus and options. The Longer Story: ================== On a rainy...More

1  Thank H_Wells
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26 August 2017|
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Response from Ms B | Reviewed this property |
For lunch menu options please check their website Kind regards, Ms B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Old Tai Tapu Road | Kennedys Bush, Christchurch 8025, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 21 240 9809
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