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Cook'n' With Gas

Certificate of Excellence
New Zealand, European
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23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 9166
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Excellent customer service and the food was well presented and tasty, (This is so refreshing to have both of these) enjoyable night dinning. The wine selection is very good and the sticky date dessert is amazing. Highly recommend if visiting Christchurch, one of Christchurch's best restaurants.

Thank Sheree R
Christchurch, New Zealand
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I have been there twice and in both times I wasn't happy with the food. The plates as hot but the food was cold...I'm sure the food would be good, if it was hot. The staff are nice but it took to long to get the food.

Thank alzira33
new zealand
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122 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is a great restaurant for a relaxed dining experience. It is in an old house and has been done up very nicely. The tables are close but not encroaching on each other so you have a degree of privacy. The staff are attentive and knowledgeable but not intrusive. The food is delicious - I had the fish which was... More 

Thank aotearoanz
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Visited last night for dinner. We had three courses each, all were cooked perfect and very flavorsome. Only negative is the sirloin steak I had could have come with a bit more sauce.

Thank mark w
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable. Great atmosphere. Excellent food. Always good service and friendly attention. Had 3 courses and wine. Will return

Thank Caro8880
Christchurch, New Zealand
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Cook'n' with Gas has been one of our favourite restaurants for 15 years and it never disappoints. We love choosing a new & unknown wine from their extensive drinks menu. The food menu is always a difficult choice but Saturday's sirloin with potato gratin, mushrooms & green beans was superb. We never both looking at the desserts menu because we... More 

1 Thank Bullbert
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

We're a local Christchurch couple who were having a night in town staying at The Classic Villa two doors down from Cooking with Gas so we decided we'd eat there. We never write reviews but felt we must - full marks to them! The fact that they've been in business for sixteen years is testament to how good they are.... More 

2 Thank neilandang
Birmingham, UK
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88 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

We spotted this on a side road walking down from the park to the city. It is fairly small and more up market than it's name might suggest. We had a set three course meal and wine - for of a "special" budget cost but was worth every penny. Delicious fresh NZ produce. Large selection of wines and beers. Only... More 

Thank Liney1966
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Quite expensive. Lamb main course turned out to be a few very small lamb chops. Bigger room at the back indoors good for groups.

Thank garySI2146VC
corker9, Owner at Cook'n' With Gas, responded to this review

Canterbury Lamb $45.00 Carved rack of lamb, grilled rump salad, Lyonnaise potatoes with wilted spinach and reform sauce. More 

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177 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This is a favourite for locals. Although having said that, it has been many years since my previous visit. Not sure why I waited so long between visits as the meal tonight was delicious. There is an extensive beverage list and the staff are fantastic. Most mains were around $40 but were a decent size and you don't need to... More 

Thank Channon R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$29
New Zealand, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?