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On the Rocks Sumner

££ - £££Pizza, Cafe,
1 Wakefield Avenue | Sumner, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
+64 3-326 6371
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible27%
8 Dec 2016
“Beautiful meal”
19 Jul 2016
“Avoid avoid avoid if you are hungry”
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Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1 Wakefield Avenue | Sumner, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Best restaurant meal I have had in a long time. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. The waitress was great and we thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Would highly recommend.

Thank LAP739
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Have currently been waiting an hour for a bowl of fries. Customers here after us have got their orders before us. Have been told another 10 minutes. ...they better be good bloody good fries!! Only one chef on and one wait staff. ..and currently 2...More

Thank timekeeper71
Reviewed 4 June 2016

nice bar close to the beach with cheep drinks live music on the weekends food is ok for the price lots of road side parking

Thank Padnsam
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Awesome food and magnificent view. My family an I enjoyed every bite of the food. Salmon pene was nothing but lovely and fish and chips was the best that I've ever tried. Staff were friendly and polite which made the food even more enjoyable.

Thank Hamid_Mirbaha
Reviewed 19 April 2016

what a terrible place. trying to cook italian .with an extensive menu .but all in the wrong place.try to walk befoer you can run. I would say. i will not recommmend this place for people i dont like.its just a place without soul.wish i can...More

Thank Sunny575757
Reviewed 2 January 2016

We often stop by the Rocks for a glass of wine outside, overlooking Sumner beach. For the first time the other day we decided to have a meal, both choosing the Thai beef salad. All the elements of a good dish were there, however the...More

Thank TravellerNZ146
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We had a voucher for the restaurant and ordered pizza and chips, the pizzas are big enough for two people and taste lovely. The staff are really nice and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank debbie d
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

Fantastic location just across the street from a surf patrolled white sand beach. Friendly staff and a chef who always serves very generous portions. Good quality and value for money for a family meal too. Nice for a coffee and muffin. Live music and tap...More

Thank sidadandsimum
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Sumner is a great place on if you want a relaxing drink and food this is the place. I can't speak too much about the food except the pizza which is fantastic tty the chicken and apricot for something sweet n tasty I've tried most...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 28 February 2015

We ate breakfast al fresco overlooking Sumner Beach. The space is enclosed with walls of glass so you can beat the winds coming off the water. They had gluten free bread so that was great. There were so many scrambled eggs on our plate we...More

Thank RonsKay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Wakefield Avenue | Sumner, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-326 6371
Situated on a sunny corner in the heart of the seaside village of Sumner, On the Rocks offers a comprehensive pizza menu... Plus a small selection of salads and desserts.
Something for everyone....Plenty of indoor and outdoor dining with live music on Sunday afternoons.

Big screens to watch the rugby, a pool table and even housie once a week.

We offer an impressive selection of tap and bottled beer including our own Matson's beers
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