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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 2 days ago

This restaurant offers excellent cuisine and a fine range of wines & beers. Staff are friendly and welcoming and the surrounds are very comfortable

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 days ago

After a really bad experience with staff at Cooknwithgas, next door, this was a really good one. We were 6, 5 adults and 1 child, the food was great and they treated us really nicely. Would definitively go back again!

Thank NunoVascoOliveira
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place and was very glad we did. It was our last night in New Zealand after over 2 weeks travelling and it finished off the holiday nicely. Great service and food.

Thank Angela_Chesterfield
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our first meal in Christchurch here and were delighted. We sensed a sense of excitement in the City as they are gradually rebuilding after the devastation of the earthquakes. Good choices on the menu and good value

Thank UKTravellers89
Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy Friday evening in Christchurch and we were lucky to get an outside table. Service was great. Food was fine but not overly inspiring. The belly of pork was very good as was the salmon salad starter. This is a very popular venue.

Thank captainslow2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had some great drinks here, mocktails available for children. Good menu plus finger food options. Easy access from the tram stop nearby.

Thank Nigel Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends toured us around Christchurch, and we stopped at Fiddlesticks for lunch. We were able to get a table outside and enjoyed the mid-day sun and street views. The staff was very friendly. We ordered a round of drinks and the bread, and then three...More

Thank Gordo
Reviewed 1 week ago

My adult daughter had her birthday dinner for 15 at Fiddlesticks a couple of weeks ago. We are based in Auckland and had a family wedding to attend in Christchurch so it was difficult to know where to go for a large party for dinner,...More

Thank flyok
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dinner and all the staff were very attentive. Great service! The food is awesome. Location is also easy to find.

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food well presented. The local fish was great. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Location just across from the art gallery. Would recommend booking on Thurs/Fri in summer season

Thank anniebrighton2017
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Nearby Attractions
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.34 km away
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.05 km away
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.09 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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