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White House Black

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265 Halswell Road, Christchurch 8025, New Zealand
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (15 reviews)
“fish bites” (2 reviews)
“hash cakes” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
265 Halswell Road, Christchurch 8025, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited for an evening meal on Valentine's day.We had the squid for entree which was delicious followed by the pork belly for me and the 8" ribeye for my wife.Both meals we very tender and tasty.For dessert we shared the 3...More

1  Thank U7893MZpeterw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been for dinner previously so thought we would try for brunch! That was a mistake! They were very busy but clearly had no plan on how to handle the numbers, how to serve the tables in any sort of order or even acknowledge...More

Thank PJC18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was keen to return here to see if the service had improved from my last visit, and yes it had. Staff were attentive and took our order in a timely manner, and our wine arrived efficiently. We ordered the shared platter and Yum Yum...More

Thank ptbabe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prebooked a table for a weekend family brunch. Requested a high chair for a young family member. When we arrived we were put a table with more chairs than we needed but no high chair. Was told we must book a high chair? We were...More

Thank tswaney
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We had our work Christmas lunch at White House Black last Sunday. Really great place, very friendly helpful staff and in magic atmosphere. We had the set menu and everyone enjoyed the selection with a desert selection at the end. Happily go again.

2  Thank Elaine J
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We had a work Christmas function here and it was exceptional. The setting is beautiful with lovely gardens and outdoor tables. The food was amazing! I had salmon and it was perfectly cooked. The staff were very good good.

3  Thank Helen P
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We had an all day meeting at this venue. This involved, breakfast ( for some), morning tea and lunch for all. There were 15 of us, yet the service felt like we were a very small group, as it was prompt friendly and efficient. The...More

3  Thank CatseyeNZ
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Wow what a shame. Came here for a Sunday morning brunch with 4 other friends. At the start, quick with taking drink orders, only for one person to wait 40 minutes for a smoothie - which she had to go up and ask for. Finally...More

1  Thank bonbonz1
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

very easy parking,Surroundings very nice,outside area is vast so lots of places to sit in the garden areas.Large old villa that has been tastefully renovated into a restaurant. Staff attentive but not over bearing.Menu for lunch has a variety of tasting plates as well as...More

1  Thank didee62
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Made an on line booking which was never confirmed by phone. Rang to confirm the following day and got an answer phone. Eventually managed to get a person a few minutes before our booking time. Did get an apology but lacked sincerity. Menu was good...More

Thank Janet H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Halswell Road, Christchurch 8025, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 2601799
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