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Chillingworth Road

478 Cranford Road | Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-352 7784
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
478 Cranford Road | Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just wanted to express how good Chillingworth Rd is I have dined here at least 10 times over the past 2 years, in both there Bistro which is based in the front as well as the Dinning room. First the Bistro its ideal for...More

Thank LoveDining77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yhe service was brilliant so friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. They catered for the gluten free people at our table. The food was excellent the restaurant was warm. Only 1 issue for me was the room was not good for absorbing sound so I...More

Thank Angela L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Family catch up at Chillingworth Road. Took part in limited Time bistro Special, the Prawn Dumplings are stunning but the beef Cheek Main was the best. It was to die for. You could cut it with a straw. cocktails were delicious, raves our guests...More

Thank mikenzik
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where to start? Warm friendly greeting from the bar staff on arrival, stunning pre dinner cocktails and Champagne. Bistro and dining room couldn't be more worlds apart. Bistro causal relaxed dining & out back was glamourise, comfy chairs and stunning. The service was impeccable, laying...More

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A perfect spot for a special occasion- we had the 7 course option. All of the courses were fantastic and cannot be faulted. The service was attentive without being over the top or intrusive (other places could learn a lot from your fabulous staff!!). A...More

Thank smg38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been a very long time since we have dinned on such amazing food. Friends invited us to Chillingworth Rd to experience the fine dining and we were not disappointed. There was a full house on this Tuesday evening and I now understand why....More

Thank Trevor C
Chillingworth478, Owner at Chillingworth Road, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Trevor C Thanks for the lovely feedback. We are thrilled you had a superb evening with us and we look forward to seeing you again sometime soon! Chillingworth Road

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional evening. Started with in house cumin flavoured Lewis Rd butter with house bread. I won't go in to to much detail but for me the duck was the stand out, followed closely by the spiced beef. The wines matched were amazing from Central Otago....More

1  Thank NZFoodie02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Chillingworth Rd for dinner. I chose the bistro as it was our first visit. Our friends said the restaurant was quieter so that will be our next port of call. The young waiter Alex, was lovely and new. He was unobtrusive but...More

Thank Mamalou13
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic tasting menu! Awesome service, delicious food. Lovey decor too. It was our first night in Christchurch and we enjoyed the 9 course tasting menu and it was sensational! Talk about the bar being set high, we will definitely be back.

1  Thank An B
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I pop in here quite often on my coffee break! Coffee is awesome, the cheese and bacon scones are so tasty and they do the best chocolate chip cookies! Staff are so friendly too 🤗

Thank fludlle
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Tanya K
13 August 2016|
Response from jontid2016 | Reviewed this property |
Where did I say I was a cook by trade? I do like all seafood also?? I haven't dined at the bistro, only ever out the back so think you've asked the wrong question to the wrong person sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 478 Cranford Road | Papanui, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-352 7784
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