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The Twisted Hop Gastropub

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616 Ferry Rd | Woolston, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
+64 3-943 4681
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 15:00 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 15:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was going on 9pm on a Saturday night when we arrived. Hardly any people so we checked first that they were still open & taking food orders. They were so gave us menu's and told us to find a table. Our friend ordered the burger & my partner and I asked to share the steak. The waitress was pleased... More 

Thank Annette T
Stranraer, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wet Wednesday, night in Christchurch, persuaded wife to do the driving on an ale trail! first stop was the twisted hop, great selection of craft ales, plus 3 hand pulled pumps, served at cellar temp. the IPA from their own brewery was world class, so ordered another while perusing the short/but varied menu. both meals were excellent, and reasonably priced,... More 

Thank shooz57
Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Pleasant relaxed surroundings and friendly staff, good choice of boutique beers and excellent quality food.

Thank lizarossie
1 review
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

It's high time I wrote a review of my favourite pub. I've been going, regularly, to the Woolston Hop since it opened. The atmosphere is always welcoming and relaxing, with staff that obviously really enjoy their jobs. As a professional brewer, I'm quite fussy when it comes to my recreational beer - the selection at The Hop never fails to... More 

Thank nigelm197
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457 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,315 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here recently on a makeshift pub crawl and really liked it. We didn't eat here but loved their beer. The women working the bar were also very friendly and helpful. They sell flights which are great for sampling different beers. One of our favorite beer bars in NZ.

Thank Jeff K
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Did not do well in the quiz but we both enjoyed our meals and great beer A very friendly atmosphere and service Thanks very much for overnight parking of our campervan

Thank Neale S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

well this venue fell short due to a lot of the menu being unavailable,no veg terrine,vat had been drained,and no veg option.My daughter has Celiac Disease and we went to this restaurant after looking on line but a lot of the options were not available.Also a huge NO,NO is removing plates from dinners who have finished their meals when other... More 

Thank Jan B
Stephen H, Owner at The Twisted Hop Gastropub, responded to this review

Hi Jan and thanks for the feedback. I'm sorry that the full menu wasn't available when you visited on Sunday evening. It had been a busy weekend and some menu items had been used up. The chef that created the suitable menu for your daughter kindly attended at short notice due to the rostered chef becoming unwell and going off... More 

Austin, Texas
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We just popped in the Twisted Hop for a pint but the place was clean, well set out, a variety of drinks available and the food smelt amazing.

Thank Rachel S
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We recently had our wedding reception upstairs at The Twisted Hop. The team looked after us very well with fantastic food and drinks and also made the night very stress free! Thanks again!

Thank Andrew G
Christchurch, New Zealand
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105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The twisted hop is very very good. We go there in winter for Sunday roast and is second to none. Really very good!! They do good beer which my partner drinks and I'm a cider drinker and they usually have a very nice cider on tap aswell..!! Usually red apple.. Yum!! Highly recommend

Thank Paradiseash

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
British, Seafood, Asian, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 616 Ferry Rd | Woolston, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-943 4681
Seating indoors for up to 70 downstairs with further seating for 25 outside in a sheltered deck area. Upstairs function room with a capacity for 40 is suitable for private parties, weddings or corporate meetings. The fit-out was created using recycled and earthquake recovered native timbers and furniture. Some private booth seating downstairs and large acoustic panels make good conversation easy. The bar features classic beer engines or hand pulls for the delivery of English style cask conditioned beers. A wide selection of NZ and international craft beers and ciders are also available, bottled and on tap. Our menu includes good quality pub food with the addition of regularly changing chef's specials. For functions we offer a choice of a finger food menu, three course function menu and a buffet menu to suit your special occasion. Parking is conveniently located at the rear of the pub.

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