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The Twisted Hop Gastropub

$$ - $$$, Healthy,
616 Ferry Rd | Woolston, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
+64 3-943 4681
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Grill, Healthy, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
616 Ferry Rd | Woolston, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great beer but unfortunately the food was very disappointing. Wouldn’t bother going back to eat and to be honest probably wouldn’t go back again for a drink either as the atmosphere is dull.

Thank NZ_Foodies
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome place to go relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff served promptly, great deals fabulous food, craft beers taste before you buy, can't fault this place at all and return on a weekly basis never a disappointment

Thank wendym3979
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I popped in for Sunday lunch and chose the Sausage n Mash and Fish n Chips. Meals were good and the beer was very good :-). We live in North Canterbury and make the effort to visit The Twisted Hop when we...More

Thank TheSnakebite
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Finally visited the Twisted Hop after a number of years of driving past (Woolston is not top of many people's wish list for a night out!). Definitely should have visited sooner. Excellent range of locally-brewed beers (their own and from the Laboratory in Lincoln) and...More

Thank Seismicscot
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Family called in here on our way past for tea. Nice interior, awesome food, great friendly staff and a helluva lot of beers to sample if you wanted to settle in for a while.

Thank RustyS215
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed here in our campervan as part of okay2stay. Fantastic selection of beers- both in house and New Zealand breweries. Food menu was concise and well thought out. The flavours were exceptional. We had the vegan lasagne and the salmon superfoods salad, alongside the...More

Thank AmishaCam
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This was a wee gem. A last minute decision to go out for dinner and a quick search of the immediate area brought us here. A great atmosphere with outstanding friendly staff. The food was faultless and well presented. I unconditionally recommend this place. I’m...More

Thank TrevorMcNZ
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Pre booked for a Friday night, v busy and lively atmosphere, about 20 beers on tap some brewed in-house, bar man v happy to give beer tasters and they serve flights!! All the beer we drank was excellent. Food is good pubgrub with large portions....More

Thank j w
Reviewed 17 February 2018

The Twisted Hop is located in Woolston a few km's out of the CBD. Limited parking is around the back or street parking maybe off the side streets close by. We ate here on a Saturday lunchtime during February and were not disappointed. We started...More

Thank TheSnakebite
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This was a lunch to remember! The building has been rebuilt or refurbished to the Nth degree but it still looks the part of an old style pub, but with a twist (sorry about the pun)! The beer was good the Twisted Ankle (not a...More

Thank kiwi353
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Grill, Healthy, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 Ferry Rd | Woolston, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-943 4681
  • E-mail
Seating indoors for up to 70 downstairs with further seating for 25 outside in a sheltered deck area. Upstairs function room with a capacity for 40 is suitable for private parties, weddings or corporate meetings. The fit-out was created using recycled and earthquake recovered native timbers and furniture. Some private booth seating downstairs and large acoustic panels make good conversation easy. The bar features classic beer engines or hand pulls for the delivery of English style cask conditioned beers. A wide selection of NZ and international craft beers and ciders are also available, bottled and on tap. Our menu includes good quality pub food with the addition of regularly changing chef's specials. For functions we offer a choice of a finger food menu, three course function menu and a buffet menu to suit your special occasion. Parking is conveniently located at the rear of the pub.
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