Cuisine: A La Carte, Fine Dining, Oyster Bar
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35
Ranked: #2 of 97 restaurants in Christchurch

Bringing new levels of elegance to Christchurch, Louis Champagne Bar is a classy place to wine and dine.

Serving the best wines, sparkling wines and champagnes from around the country and the world, you’re sure to find a tipple that will tickle your fancy. Pull up a beautifully upholstered stool to the bar, grab a glass of something cool and moreish and select a bite to eat from the seasonal menu.

Oysters served 12 different ways are available*, shareable meat boards, hand-cut duck fat potatoes are also available. Larger dishes including yellow fin tuna with avocado puree, pan roasted whole sole and premium beef fillet with spring vegetables are typical dishes, but their menu keeps evolving and rotating when fresher and newer ingredients come into season.

The bar is known for its gorgeous chandelier and elegant décor; it’s ideal for both a stylish evening out with your besties or a dinner for two to share something a little special.

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Louis Champagne & Oyster Bar
123 Victoria Street
Christchurch

Open Hours:
Tues: 4pm - 10pm
Wed: 4pm - 10pm
Thurs: 12pm - 11pm
Fri - Sat: 12pm - 12am

Phone: 03 377 3614
Website: louisbar.nz/

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Louis Champagne & Oyster Bar
Cuisine: A La Carte, Fine Dining, Oyster Bar
Mains: $25 - $35

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Kay Marshall

Excellent

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Excellent food, great service! We loved it and will definitely be coming back.

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Very good and interesting food (for a Christchurch restaurant). The service was quite good as well. We would definitely recommend it to others.

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Leonessa Arellano

Our experience is great! Love the ambience of the restaurant.very friendly staff.We really enjoy the food especially the bluff oysters.

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Stanley Chung

There is a genuine variety of food that is not just oysters. The service was superb and the food is well balanced and filling. The fries alone are worth going for. Order tap water not still because still ends up being an $11 bottle of antipodes spring water that tastes exactly like our excellent christchurch tap water.

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Rachel Kuah

The staff is tentative, knowledgable and polite. Bluff oysters are to die for! We also had the Louis ocean plate to share, market fish and beef as main. Everything is perfect.
Best place to celebrate my birthday :)

Thanks!
Rachel

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Pleased to have discovered this. Great place for a night out, felt really special. Excellent food and awesome staff.

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Warwick Wilson

An excellent venue. Loved the meal, enjoyed the staff. A good night out.

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Costa Kerdemelidis

A very enjoyable evening in beautiful surroundings with perfectly prepared and presented food. A must for that special night out.

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Had a great experience. Love going to Louis Champagne & Oyster Bar. Food is always amazing and service is top notch.

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Kate MacRae

Oh I love Louis! We took guests out who hadn't had the Louis experience. They were really impressed! Perfect Louis!

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Michelle Clark

I have to say, after eating out a lot in chch, this was some of the best food I have eaten. Everyone absolutely loved their meal. We had oysters (to die for) duck liver parfait (I could eat every day) the clams and mussels and the most amazing steak. Unfortunately there was no room for dessert. This will absolutely be my new ‘go to’ restaurant. I haven’t stopped talking about it.

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Chris Callaghan

Service was supurb. Staff were friendly,welcoming, and knowledgeable about the menu. Food was delicious. Louis's deserves its reputation as one of the best restaurants in Christchurch.

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Great food, service and atmosphere.

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Service was fantastic, our waitress top notch.
Food was well presented and tasted great.
Thank you will be back

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David Kermode

An amazing experience. Staff were friendly and personable. Food was just beautiful. We will be back

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Hannah-Rose Price

Had an amazing experience here, what a stunning place the service is on point and the food what impeccable! Definitely will go again

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Excellent night out. Service and food impeccable. Will definitely go again.

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Chu May Chan

We had a great meal. The service was good, and food excellent.
Thanks!

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Jennifer Teo

Always an excellent dining experience, can't fault it

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Excellent service and food. The oysters were delicious. Highly recommend.

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Such a beautiful restaurant. Amazing food and service. We will definitely go back.

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Jan Fuller

Exceptional food and service!! Second to none!!!

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Yukari Ozawa

The food was beautiful

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Robin Buan

One of the best restaurants in town. A must try!

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chrissie merritt

First table you did this restaurant proud. The atmosphere and deco is amazing. Food was so good . We also had the Allan Scott bubbles. Staff were there when required.

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This was my second visit here and the excellent standard has been maintained.
Tried both the tuna and the groper - balanced, fresh and well presented. Top quality ingredients well used. I will return in the next few weeks.

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Costa Kerdemelidis

Faultless food and service. Definitely be back.

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Fantastic dining experience. Great food & fantastic service.

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Bindy O'Callaghan

Great food and service. Lovely setting. Would definitely go back!

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Leah de Friez

OUTSTANDING

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Great night. Food was terrific and service was the perfect mix of friendly and professional.

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Daimen Holt

Loved everything, great food, great service. Would highly reccomend!

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To smaller meal only 70 per cent full but cooked ok

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Great restaurant with a lovely ambiance. Food fabulous as was the service. Will definitely go back. Ideal for a special occasion.

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It was an amazing evening. Food was great, service was friendly and prompt. We took our friends from holland for a meal on their last evening In nz and we couldn’t have chosen a better place to finish their holiday. We definitely will be back!!

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Matt Comber

It may look like your average middle class restaurant , but Louis Oyster Bar is anything but!

I wandered in with my partner on a Thursday night, and was immediately greeted by the friendly staff and incredible aroma of Fresh Fish. The restaurant was filling up quickly (it was almost 7:00 pm) but we managed to snag a table.

We were informed that the Market Fish was grouper, without looking at the menu and or hesitating we ordered it straight away. With a suggested cocktail, that only god would know the name of, within the first three sips I was ... let’s just say somewhere else, my partner even had to keep reminding me “ we are still in New Zealand not in France hun”. Back to the fish, in my best words I would probably describe the meal as “fit for a king” but probably two kings at that size.

Some say good food = good mood, all I can say is the word ‘good’ becomes an insult when talking about this restaurant whoever said this obviously hasn’t been to this palace. Safe to say even the great Gordon Ramsay would get through to his fifth course here.

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Tralena Halbert-Pere

Beautiful place beautiful food and service. Just loved our meal thank you

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Pamela Kittelty

We enjoyed the attention were were given by the waiter and liked dining at this classy establishment.
The food was well presented and tasted delicious.
We would gladly make a return visit.

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We had the most exquisite dining experience here! Fresh ingredients combined and cooked to perfection. Finest dining in Christchurch. Very friendly service, wonderful atmosphere. The place is not cheap, but our meal was extraordinary and definitely worth the price. Can't recommend highly enough!

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Great experience, had a casual lunch there and they didn’t fail in any areas.

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Food was Devine .staff attentiveness and service amazing . Lovely surroundings. Hard to fault this place. Highly recommend

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Evelyn Huang

nice food and good service .

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Paik Davidson

We had a lovely lunch at Louis. We were impressed with the food, service and ambiance in this restaurant. It has an upmarket, sophisticated feel with excellent quality food to match. Christchurch needs more fine dining restaurants of this calibre! It is now one of our top choice for special meals out.

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Zusje Knowles

This was our second time here and just like the first time it was amazing! We first came when they were just open so there weren't many people but this time the restaurant was basically full! The service has definately improved since our first visit which is good to see, very classy establishment.
We had Oysters (of course) the mignonette was our favorite fresh and tasty flavour. We also had the scallops and chicken, and the Pork. All the food was so perfect we just stared at each other in astonishment. Will definately be back!

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Natalie Scott Girling

Always enjoy Louis on a sunny day, I think this was our 5th visit over 2 years, food is always fab, relaxed atmosphere, attentive service..we'll be back again!

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Excellent food and service !
We felt sorry for the discount .
We would like to go back again .

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A first class experience. The seafood, chicken, and steak dishes were all cooked to perfection with amazing sauces to compliment. The crispy duck fat potatoes and vegetables tasted delicious. One of the best restaurants we have been to for both high quality food and excellent service from our waitress Tessa.
We will definitely go back and highly recommend. So pleased we found this restaurant through First Table.

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beautiful restaurant with a great atmosphere. Service and food were excellent topped off with good cocktails.

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catherine bibbey

Great food, atmosphere, venue and very efficient pleasant staff. We will be back!

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