Below are some of the best fine dining spots in the Christchurch-Canterbury surroundings:

European Cuisine at The Garden Court Brasserie

This Christchurch restaurant will serve you up chic European cuisines while you enjoy exquisite views of its elegant garden and channel. Sourcing their ingredients from top-notch resources, it affords them the ability to serve up great European style dishes which has had many people give rave reviews of their food and excellent services. Read more here!

Catch Up With Family at The Old Vicarage Café

Nothing beats a nice catch up session with family or friends than a nice meal and great ambiance. The best place to do so is at The Old Vicarage Café some six kilometres from Christchurch. This fine dining restaurant serves up some good European food and locally inspired dishes. Be sure to make reservations so that you do not miss a table.

Elegant Eating at Rotherhams of Riccarton

Make sure to make reservations to sample this award winning restaurant’s degustation menu which is a favourite in the Christchurch area. The restaurant also has an a la carte menu which serves New Zealand dishes and also European inspired dishes. Wash it all down with a choice from their wine cellar which has over 500 brands of wines from Australia, New Zealand, and Europe.

Sea Food Loving at Pescatore Restaurant

This Christchurch seafood haven calls The George Hotel home. It is internationally known for its Pacific Rim and its delectably delicious seafood. They have four menus for their patrons to choose from, and they have wines that will pair well with the foods served in the menus.

Contemporary New Zealand Dishes at Edesia Restaurant

The name of this Christchurch restaurant came from the Roman goddess of food, and it serves up modern twists on New Zealand classic dishes. Edesia is where you go if you are a big group as their menu lists in such a way that groups of 15 people can order from it. Let there be merrymaking while drinking from their over 200 brands of wine and different ranges of Cognacs, Armagnac’s, and whiskeys.