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Strawberry Fare

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19 Bealey Avenue | Calton Mill Cnr, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
+64 3-365 4665
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07:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 22:00
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Covent Garden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stumbled across this restaurant and had a fabulous starter then our main courses. Little did we realise at the time, that this was the best pudding restaurant in NZ and disappointingly could't actually order one as we were full from our starters and mains...how annoying. Others customers came in and only ordered deserts..and it was clear to see why,... More 

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Thank Peter L
Queenstown, New Zealand
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I read on trip advisor how good this place was ........ they weren't wrong. Beautiful meal. I had the fish. My husband is a commercial fisherman and I'm use to very fresh fish. I was a little apprehensive but no ! It was fantastic! So fresh and beautifully done. And the desserts ......... every choice and amazing!!... More 

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Thank jessigigi21
NZ
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go when you feel like something sweet to finish the evening off. Friendly atmosphere and fast service. Coffee was not particularly good but the dessert made up for it.

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Thank juliababy
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by this unassuming restaurant, and were very pleased with our experience. Two people could easily dine here for dinner with drinks for 80-100 nzd, and it was worth it! The pea risotto was fantastic! Call for a reservation or go on their website (even the day of) and this will assure a 2nd floor table, looking out over... More 

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Thank David A
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not our first time at Strawberry Fare but they are definitely the most consistent with the excellence of the food. It's always been delicious and spot on each time. The duck confit and beef fillet..... highly recommended! Banana pillows or strawberry pillows in summer is always a winner. We were celebrating a significant birthday and the staff brought out... More 

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Thank spt2
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Desserts star here! so many to choose from and all the ones i have tried are incredible. the mains are nice too. good atmosphere and friendly helpful staff.

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Thank afriend127
Munich, Germany
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We read in other reviews that you could just go for desert so we did. The have a whole page for the desert section so that makes sense. It was Friday night around 7 without a booking, it was crowded but we still got a table. I had the Chef's selection with 3 different deserts from the menu. I highly... More 

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Thank joined2013
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We just wanted a quick dessert and heard about Strawberry Fare from the owner of the motel we were staying at. What a great decision to walk two blocks to Strawberry Fare. The desserts are just unbelievable. Portions are huge and presentation superb. Take the time to find this place. They also served main courses, but we only had time... More 

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Thank HolladayTraveler
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

I popped in just to check out the dessert menu as i had heard some great comments about the desserts. Ordered one and requested the staff member to recommend the second one for a friend. He did so and after waiting a good 5 minutes or so my takeaway containers were ready to go. Presentation was excellent and at $17.90... More 

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Thank Bee2014
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Food tasted fresh and original flavour combinations. We had the duck confit hash which was a pleasant surprise and the salmon and avocado salsa was flavourful. The Beetroot and falafel salad tasted fresh and clearly used locally grown ingredients. The location was easy to get to and the service was prompt. Staff were friendly but didn't give us a choice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Bealey Avenue | Calton Mill Cnr, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 4665

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?