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Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar

48 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-365 0533
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (32 reviews)
“salmon” (46 reviews)
“pie” (13 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 989 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend had made a booking 4 days earlier to come to this restaurant for my birthday ( Friday the 23rd) and I had a look on the website to check the menu and the reviews. On the night we arrived, we were asked for...More

Thank Jemmima C
Keith A, Owner at Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Jemmima C - Would appreciate you could please take this review down. As you will be aware, that if you are under the age off 18, New Zealand has very strict laws about whom can be and whom can't be on a Licenced Premises....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food and great service. We had lamb and salmon and both were delicious. Highly recommend. Managed to catch the end of the rugby back in the bar which topped it off for my partner!

Thank kristym150
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our last night in New Zealand and I still hadn't had lamb. I liked what I saw on their on-line menu, but when I stopped by to make a reservation, they didn't have it on the menu. They assured me that they could...More

Thank JoanMarietta_GA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved every minute of it! The service was efficient, the atmosphere and lighting was well struck and food was exceptional. My partner and I left with very full bellies and were happy with the pace at which everything was set.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fiddlesticks was recommended by our hotel and they did not disappoint. The atmosphere there is very cozy while still feeling higher end. The staff was very friendly and were able to recommend a good local wine for our meal. I had an amazing lamb dish...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service welcoming, friendly and quick. I had a starter with pumpkin and walnuts which was delicious. Also a very fresh and tasty salad but was leaving room deliberately for dessert. Unfortunately was a bit disappointed. I selected the banana parfait which didn't look anything like...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, was all I could keep saying, the service and staff was amazing the food was totally delicious right from the crispy chicken starters through to the most succulent of lamb , the service right from walking in was so friendly and polite they even...More

Thank Isaac R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being a larger group we decided to make a booking for our morning tea. We were very pleased with our choice. We also appreciated having our own separate area. The service was excellent especially as it was during their busy mid morning period. All our...More

Thank Barry5252
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is very good and service is excellent as well, the menu is fantastic with a good selection. My wife had the Salmon which was very good and myself and my daughter had the feast for 2, the duck fat potatoes are fantastic. Yes...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for an early dinner after visiting the museum round the corner which closes at 5pm. We didn't make a booking but was promptly seated. Service was good but price was quite steep for the food. We ordered half dozen of Bluff oysters...More

Thank LP_online
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 0533
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Sophisticated, sociable and relaxed, Fiddlesticks Bar & Restaurant is Christchurch's newest retreat. This distinctive centrally located restaurant and bar provides an inviting atmosphere in which to while away some time. Watch the street side activity while soaking up the ambiance in front of a roaring outdoor fire in our well sheltered courtyard, or join friends in one of the intimate dining spaces.Providing in-season, sensational local fare, the talented kitchen crew offer up a menu of beautifully cooked tasters and intriguing meals. Open from 8am for coffee and pastries, with a full menu served from 11am, or from 9am for brunch on weekends - Fiddlesticks is the perfect place to kick back and unwind in the heart of our city.
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