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“Querky but relaxed”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Smash Palace

Smash Palace
Ranked #52 of 968 Restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: New 'gap filler' bar on the Site of former Saggio de Vino after the earthquake.
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Querky but relaxed”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2014 via mobile

Nice place to it nd hav drinks with the girls around the fires tgey have set up , simple bar nd selections but its all you need to hav a good time if your not to fussy , mostly out doors

  • Visited September 2013
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English first
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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3 reviews
“Burgers and beers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014 via mobile

After wandering hopelessly around Chch for an hour trying to find somewhere in the centre to eat, we stumbled upon this place and couldn't have been happier we did. Great burgers, great beers, great value in a very cool setting. What more do you want?

Visited February 2014
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Thank Colin K
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London
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A quirky place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2014

We found this great little unusual place to eat. Basic food like burgers but so very tasty and the owner massively friendly and helpful. Shows how stoic and resourceful Christchurch residents are opening up such great places. Loved it there! Dined in the bus (the owner called it the fine dining area) and it was great.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Peggy S
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Tweed Heads, Australia
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great pop up bar”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2013

Friendly staff and if you go on a Thursday night you will meet lots of locals with their motorbikes. It is quirky with the bar being and old bus. When it gets cooler they open up another bus which you can sit in. Went there every night as it felt really comfortable and I was travelling alone.

Visited October 2013
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Thank stephanieLacey
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Nambour, Australia
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Funky and Fabulous”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013

Came across this place just down the road from where I was staying in town and just loved it. Cool, friendly staff, great atmosphere and cold drinks all contained within a few decked out buses and caravans. Awesome!

Visited November 2013
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Thank IndigoDreaming
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