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PortHole Bar - CLOSED

40 London Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
+64 21 328 977
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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14 Sep 2016
“Avast me hearties”
31 Jul 2016
“Funky Bar”
Restaurant Hours Closed
40 London Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I love the innovation in Ch-ch after the quakes. Much of the town was replaced by containers but that didn't stunt the innovation, flare and imagination of the occupiers. The Port-hole is one of these, a bar in a container with port-holes; simple but effective,...More

Thank CaptainCompass
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Great little Bar in Lyttelton, Good food, drinks, music and always the chance to meet some interesting locals or out of towners

Thank liam m
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Excellent venue for a few after work drinks and snacks. Try the Tacho dish with a beer! A little noisy, but all bars are. Simple container refurbished establishment due to the earth Quake.

Thank Hpas
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I love this place! It is located on the site of the former Volcano Café which was destroyed in the February 2011 earthquake. It is fitted into shipping containers, has mismatching furniture, wide open windows in good weather and an outdoor seating area. Good for...More

Thank SuzyQ8082
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Friendly vibe and you never fail to have a chat to one of the locals. Beer very good, hand pulled and quirky decor makes this an excellent place for a session or a pre-prandial snifter.

Thank 402rabc
Reviewed 28 January 2016

An unusual place to stop for a drink( and bar snacks available) in 3 converted shipping containers. A few old seamen and some young busker types. There was even someone singing and playing a piano out on the street.

Thank Oz5_10
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a beer after a day out exploring Akoroa, Port Levy and Lyttleton. A great use of shipping containers to create a bar with great beer and food! Loved it!

Thank artstitches
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Michael pioneered the revival of the drinking scene in Lyttelton through his pop up container bar. Real beer, real music and real friendly. Once you get past the old soaks in the outdoor smoking area that is....

Thank Dineamic
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Fantastic bar - the place is overflowing with character! Try the snacks - they are great! We just loved it.

Thank Crazysteveb
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Best real ale in christchurch and fantastic barritos.Sunday afternoon they have a jam session with some great musicians, lots of jazz/blues and soft rock

Thank Jools W
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  • Address: 40 London Street, Lyttelton 8082, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Lyttelton
  • Phone Number: +64 21 328 977
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