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4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch 8146, New Zealand
+64 3-355 3720
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch 8146, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic service, setting & food. I had the risotto, this was glorious!! I pride myself in my risotto, but we are miles apart. #asianinfused #risotto #yummy

Thank MargotKoko
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First visit for a number of years, and what an improvement. The service was fast and efficient in what was a extremely busy saturday night. Very noisy even in the restaurant but good vibe. We started with the Pate which was fresh and creamy and...More

Thank StumpyNZ
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We arrived for brunch not knowing what to expect as we're new to area. Already we can't wait to return. Everything was delicious, the breakfast bap and eggs benedict was delicious, I must say tho I feel $8 is expensive for an extra add on...More

Thank JohnMen
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

No 4 has a great brunch and lunch menu. Lots of interesting choices. Food very nice. Great service, very pleasant staff. This is a dog friendly restaurant but you have to sit outside. While covered with heaters it’s still a bit cold on a cold...More

Thank Adriandcass
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Adrian Thanks for taking the time to review No.4. We love Sunday brunch's at No.4 especially on a nice sunny afternoon. We're please you enjoyed your food and the service was great. Yes we are definitely dog friendly, but you are 100% correct, no...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018

It was one of those evenings we were looking for a place to drink and have snacks - after having taken part in a couple of Anzac celebrations. After 9pm on a weekday, this is usually pretty difficult and this evening was no exception. We...More

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Hi Chiangmaicharlies Thanks for coming into No.4 late on ANZAC night. Unfortunately I feel your comments and star rating are not a reflection of No.4, but on your own overall thoughts and opinions on late night drinking in NZ. Also, I need to clearly point...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

6 of us here for a few drinks before eating around the corner. Nice vibe, plenty of people but still able to converse. Good drinks list. Staff were friendly and efficient. It would make a good local if you were 'local'.

Thank Wayne K
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Hi Wayne K Thanks for taking the time to flick us a review. Appreciated. Hope to see you again soon Cheers S

Reviewed 3 May 2018

Enjoyed yet another lovely week day lunch in the front courtyard. No. 4 has so many seating options so is great for inside or outside dining. They even have a lovely room seperate to the main dining area which is ideal for a celebration or...More

Thank NZFoodie02
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi NZFoodie02 WOW, thanks heaps for a sensational review, this one's gone straight up on the staff notice board. Yes i have to agree, the Bluff oysters are a delicious treat. You'll need to come back on a Thursday (if supply allows) where we do...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

Had a delicious meal last Thursday. I had the Tandori chicken burger, my husband had the turkey schnitzel and our friend had steak. All were great. Service was prompt and attentive.More

Thank Karin C
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Karin C Thanks for taking the time to review us. I'm glad you enjoyed the food. We as of 3 days ago, have changed the menu an have an array of spectacular new dishes. Come back down and try something new. See you again...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We had Sunday lunch here on a beautiful day. The courtyard area is great, covered but enough sun to still be warm when it’s not that hot and the smokers are kept to a separate area adjacent. The service was great from start to finish....More

Thank Robert J
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Robert J Thanks for joining us on a warm Sunday afternoon. Appreciate the review and will pass your comments onto the staff. We have just changed our menu as of 3 days ago, thankfully the Schnitzel survived and is still there. It's turned into...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff and pleasant atmosphere. Good selection on menu and food was tasty and well presented. Able to pay individually which was appreciated for a group of 11. Would visit again

Thank Crawf17
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Crawf17 Thanks for taking the time to review No.4. Pleased that you enjoyed your visit and yes we hope we see you again soon too. Cheers S

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch 8146, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 3720
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No.4 Bar & Restaurant is a premium establishment in the heart of Merivale, Christchurch. This friendly neighbourhood gastropub boasts a lively atmosphere throughout the week and into the weekend. We offer great indoor/outdoor areas for catching up with friends and family, or groups will enjoy one of our many function areas. A fantastic venue for both summer and winter, you can relax in a candlelit corner of the restaurant, pull up the couch in the snug library or celebrate with friends in one of our outdoor heated courtyards. And when you’re comfortable, make sure you check out the menu. Renowned for its generous and varied platters, No.4 has also gained a reputation for exceedingly good dining. For unassuming, friendly service in a welcoming neighbourhood environment, drop into No4 – exceptionally good beer, food and great stories.
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