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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%
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us had dinner on Wednesday evening. Service was excellent. We shared a beef feast - what a great decision. It was sublime and we could not fault it. Beautifully presented and the sides were delicious. Can highly recommend Fiddlesticks for a great dining...More

Thank Rosebank430
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good lunch place, right near the arts centre. Good choices and reasonable price,bearing in mind the location. Not to noisy which can be a problem at some places.

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at fiddlesticks in a party of six. The pre dinner drinks were served in the bar in front of the fire, great atmosphere and an extensive range of drinks to cater for any taste. Dinner was served by very competent waitresses, nothing...More

Thank johnW15654
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got there right before they opened at 5pm so there was no wait for us. Food and service were great (Thanks Tuesday! . Got the fried chicken wing, pork belly and the pappardelle. Prices are reasonable as well.

Thank tinkerbel1dee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a day trip to Kaikoura and highly recommended by our tour guide as one of THE places to dine at - we decided to give it a go - and so glad we did! After finding it difficult to find the eating district in...More

Thank rporto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They recommended it, we went it was amazing so went back again and had exactly same experience, great knowledgeable staff, friendly, not too intrusive, food fantastic

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a single traveller, I felt a little neglected. However, the staff were friendly and the meal was tasty. I did not expect to pay $57.00 NZ for a small steak, chips and one beer!!

Thank lindsaysensei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go eat, drink, relax at Fiddlesticks. We had missed out on dinner the night prior as they had closed for maintenance. While walking Christchurch the next day, we stopped in for a mid day respite. Excellent, creative menus and of course New Zealand wines! Comfortable,...More

Thank davidrogers1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our set menu provided a good selection of entrees (mixed plate of 3) & our mains were thoroughly enjoyed. The Pumpkin Brulee was fantastic. A good time was had by all.

Thank David F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant bar and eatery to stop off for a refreshing ale. Not far from local attractions and very friendly helpful staff.

Thank Markoledaddio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
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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