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Dragons Den Social Lounge

357 Colombo Street | Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
+64 3-366 3338
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Extremely bad service”
14 Mar 2017
“Refreshing Cocktail Menu”
Closed today
Street Food, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
357 Colombo Street | Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Totally disappointing visit. Waiter rude and didn't take my order. When I complained to the manager, my complaint was ignored. Will never go back

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank maggies7474
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This place is great! Not only is it a cute hole in the wall size, that goes way back. They dim the lights later in the evening to give a more aluring atmosphere, like the old jazz lounges, but this place is anything but. Although...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank seeraz
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Called in again in December and they had updated the menu which was extremely good. The Dragon feast for $24 fed us both and along with some fries and couple of wines filled us to the brim on the friday night. Shame i hear it...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank StumpyNZ
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

What a find. Small but great old fashioned lounge seats in red / black leather. A set menu was yummy. 3 courses, all fresh and such interesting food. Haven't eaten like this since Sydney and London. You have to book but highly recommend this place...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank NZ_abroad
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We dined at Dragons Den last night as we had a Grabone voucher for dinner. We could not fault the food, the service, the cocktails. It was fabulous and a really good idea to have a separate menu for the Grabone vouchers. We had 3...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Connrion
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had three courses with paired drinks and really enjoyed it all! The staff were very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. The cocktails were great and the pudding is one of the best I have ever had. There are conventional tables but we had a little coffee...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Izzy-4ilr
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Second time we have visited and found the service extremely good and the food fantastic. We had the Edamame beans and they were the largest i have experienced in Ch. Ch. yummy flavours. We then had the Dragons Feast which was enough for the 2...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank StumpyNZ
Reviewed 23 September 2016

the menu listed a 3 platter option for $30, but there were flyers on the table stating $40 When I suggested that I was interested in the $30 platter, I was told it was now $40. I was partly joking and stated that this is...More

Date of visit: September 2016
3  Thank mjsmithers2016
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We went on a Thu night with a Grabone. Service was attentive and relaxed, and the food was superb: flavoursome and cooked well. Crispy panko crumbs on the pork starter, delicious fries and soft bun with the burger, perfectly executed pannacotta dessert. The cocktail was...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Helen G
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We bought a Grab One voucher for a three course set menu with a cocktail. I was attracted because of the fact that Andrew Brown (who has worked in The George) was the chef and owner of this new place. The three courses were absolutely...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank JoP183
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 Colombo Street | Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-366 3338
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The Dragons Den is a comfortable and relaxing space to enjoy fun and flavorful cocktails, international wines and beers, as well as a tasty food menu that won't leave you hungry! With brand new lunchtime opening hours, be sure to try before we fly! We are also a great venue to hire privately for your next birthday, anniversary, work do or even a Cocktail Masterclass! So come and check us out and Feed Your Dragon!
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