We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Is this your business?
4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch 8146, New Zealand
+64 3-355 3720
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“whitebait” (6 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
Closed Now
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Mansfield Avenue | Merivale, Christchurch 8146, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (189)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed today 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large family group for lunch. The littlies had their fish and chip boxes before the adults took over. The laksa was amazing. Beef fell apart the moment it was touched. Broth full of flavour and the balance of noodles, perfect. Food envy was rampant. Staff...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Accompanied with mouth watering mushy peas, chubby potato fries with a crackling crisp jacket and a rich gravy that was destined to attach itself to each carefully selected morsel placed so carefully on the fork for yet another moment of salivating joy. Over the top,...More

Thank Gulfskipper
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Beyond belief........wow, thanks Gulfskipper for is an amazing review. This one will be framed and put in the kitchen! If there's one life moment that you'll never forget....it's a good pie. They kitchen team make them fresh every day with a variety of great flavours....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great meal. Relaxed, fun and upbeat atmosphere. Wonderful professional service by friendly staff. The perfect place for our last meal in Christchurch before coming home.More

Thank Greg F
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Greg F Glad we could make your last meal in Christchurch perfect. You can't go past a good plate of West Coast whitebait. Will pass your kinds comments onto the kitchen and front of house teams. Hope to see you again when you're next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was a quick walk from our hotel. It was a busy evening so we were lucky to grab a table outside. Wonderful service at the table from Gillian. She recommended a lovely sav for my wife and sister. Was very friendly, coming back...More

Thank Gerard T
Shaun H, Owner at No.4, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gerard T Thanks for taking the time to review No.4. Appreciate the great comments and will definiltly pass onto the crew, especially Gill. We love Bluff Oyster season and are blessed to always have a constant supply of this southern delicacy. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

We struggled to find a place to eat on our last night in New Zealand before our flight the next morning. This place orginally attracted our attention with their sign for live music. We caught the end of the performance; however, they have a very...More

Thank Aynat616
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We chose to go here from Bealey Ave rather than into town. Parking was fine, but Google didn’t let us know you can’t turn right into Mansfield Ave. The pie was unusual, chicken and peanut but tasted fine. My turkey schnitzel tasted a bit salty...More

Thank Mazzy62
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We went to No 4 twice, the first time had fish and chips, the second had steak. Our steaks were excellent, but what made us come back was our waitress, Gillian. She was really attentive, despite the restaurant being very busy and her being rushed...More

Thank Gillpamela
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We dined here with friends and were all thoroughly pleased with our meals, beef Wellington, steaks, and Peruvian belly pork, friendly, extremely knowledgeable waitress and a couple of good cocktails for the “girls”. Would recommend!

Thank PosyBrisbane
Reviewed 1 March 2018

We were recommended No. 4 by our hotel, and we were not disappointed. In our two months traveling around New Zealand, this was the best meal we had. My wife enjoyed her schnitzel and the grilled monkfish and paella was absolutely marvelous. Our lovely Canadian...More

1  Thank Hans M
Nearby HotelsSee all 147 hotels in Christchurch
Diplomat Motel
107 reviews
.40 km away
Merivale Manor
721 reviews
.44 km away
Merivale Court Motel
48 reviews
.59 km away
Heartland Hotel Cotswold
364 reviews
.62 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pedro's House of Lamb
908 reviews
.99 km away
Tutto Bene Restaurant Pizzeria
851 reviews
.07 km away
Jimmy's Restaurant and Bar
96 reviews
.91 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mona Vale
163 reviews
1.53 km away
Victoria Street Clock Tower
114 reviews
1.58 km away
Knox Church
5 reviews
1.18 km away
Floral Clock
9 reviews
1.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from No.4 staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing