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La Porchetta Riccarton

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Shop S314, Rotherham Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand (Formerly La Porchetta)
+64 3-348 7990
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good service, nice food, quiet atmosphere, kids menu. Good for a lunch away from the "Westfield Food Hall". Seated quickly in child friendly (ie keep them contained) booth seating. Food quick and tasty.

Thank kelly e
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very busy when we arrived the matre'd seated us and the young girl who served us was friendly if a little skittish. we ordered entrees and mains and our entrees got a bit lost in translation. the platter wasn't what I expected for the price and the salt and pepper squid was average compared to others I've had. but... More 

Thank Eatsoutalotnz
Winchester, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We visited here with friends for an early evening dinner. Having read the reviews re portion size, I queried with a member of staff if an entree size seafood pasta would be sufficient. She felt it would not. However, the size of the main course would have easily been sufficient for 2 to share! In fact, I left more than... More 

Thank Pepster56
Beverley, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Beware the size of the bruschetta - we ordered 2 as a starter not realising that they are 'pizza' sized. 1 would have done between the 2 of us but they were well cooked and tasty. We had also ordered substantial mains but could not finish them. Service was quick and efficient and the restaurant is clean and welcoming. Would... More 

Thank Pukeko54
Dunedin, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Took my Mum and kids to dine as the menu had a great range of offerings. It did not disappoint. Mums chicken meal was too big for anyone other than a large man to eat...but somehow she managed so it must have been tasty! Nice meal out thanks :)

Thank sasha775
Tauranga, New Zealand
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349 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

It presents as an Italian style menu but it's designed for every taste on the planet. The restaurant was busy, but I was given a pleasant table for one that had some privacy which always appeals to me when I;m dining alone. I had a Mediterranean salad (emtre) and a seafood spaghetti (main). The servings were generous and while the... More 

Thank Alexander6011
Blenheim, New Zealand
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Food is great. The place is big and very well clean. We been there for a dinner was absolutely fantastic.

Thank Juanisio B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Good pizza and pasta. Prompt service and friendly. Good family restaurant, and pleasant atmosphere. highly recommend.

Thank jeta4
Christchurch, New Zealand
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

One year ago I went for the first time (Redwood store) and I was very disappointed with the service...they forgot my order😒 and I waited 1 hour to get my carbonara pasta. In the end of night they gave us a discount of 3 dollars...I wrote a formal complaint that I never had a feedback. On 2 of January we... More 

Thank alzira33
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We loved this place so much, we came back again during our short time in Christchurch. It is best known for the pizzas, but the pastas are amazing, and the garlic bread is a must-have started. The manager waited on us while we were there, and he was really friendly. 2 thumbs up.

Thank Jeremy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop S314, Rotherham Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand (Formerly La Porchetta)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 7990

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?