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Cook'n' With Gas

23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 9166
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“venison” (26 reviews)
“mussels” (18 reviews)
“crepes” (11 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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41 - 50 of 314 reviews

Reviewed 21 February 2017

We have visited this restaurant before when visiting Christchurch, and so we must be satisfied to return on each visit. The food is very good, and excellently presented. Service is good, but can be leisurely if the restaurant is busy, and so not the best...More

Thank M G
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Set in what was an old colonial style residence, the restaurant is full of character. Like other reviewers we found the maitre d' very helpful with respect to wine selection / choice of food. The food was very good, well prepared and presented, and made...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Located in a beautiful old Victorian house down the road from the Botanic Gardens this restaurant is casual and fun. The selection of food is large enough to satisfy all tastes and delicious. We had the rack of lamb which was tasty, tender and cooked...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is the kind of place that quickly makes you feel like a much-loved regular. If we lived a bit closer than 13,000 miles away I'm sure we'd eat there often, despite what felt like eye-watering prices to us Brits, though this might be due...More

Thank Rachel50_10
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Highly enjoyable meal with good quality food and a very knowledgeable maitre d' who could recommend suitable wine/beer pairings, of which there was a good range. He was also generally entertaining and convivial.

1  Thank Gavin P
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Ate dinner here for two on a Tuesday. Restaurant half full. Good table in the window light and very acceptable. Greeted hy the manager and talked through the menu and selected our wines l All done pleasantly, friendly and professionally. Wine was very good and...More

2  Thank sbm456
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We just returned from a great dining experience. From the complementary starter to the mains it was beautifully prepared, artfully presented and delicious. The staff was knowledgeable, efficient and friendly. Excellent wine list. The background music was wonderfully eclectic from French cafe to Taj Mahal...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

good food , had the soup then venison, very well cooked and service was fast and professional out door area has a great vibe with live music

Thank justindj d
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Loved the poster driven french cafe style interior with good table spacing. We enjoyed the complimentary amuse-bouche followed by chicken liver parfait and green lip mussels in an excellent sauce. For mains we chose the sliced sirloin beef and the lamb rack /cutlets. Everything from...More

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My husband and I dined at Cook 'n With Gas and we had an excellent experience. We were welcomed by the warm and experienced Getta at front of house. Our waitress Erica was confident, bright and offered intelligent suggestions and really added to our excellent...More

Thank Veronika P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 9166
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