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Enjoy New Zealand cuisine at Market Place Restaurant in Christchurch Central, Christchurch
Market Place Restaurant
Market Place Restaurant
Market Place Restaurant
Market Place Restaurant
Market Place Restaurant
Market Place Restaurant
Market Place Restaurant
Market Place Restaurant


New Zealand
How to Find Us
Sample Menu
Accepts American Express


764 Colombo Street
Christchurch 8011


+64 3 741 2829

Open hours:

Everyday: 6:30am - 10:30am // 5pm - 9:30pm

Taking inspiration from all the local markets that once took place in Victoria Square near the hotel, Market Place Restaurant is where you can enjoy seasonal dishes and the best of Canterbury suppliers in a market inspired setting in Christchurch CBD.

Using the finest ingredients from local farmers, butchers and fishmongers, Market Place throws the spotlight on Canterbury's fertile lands and coastline. And whilst you might think that their restaurant resembles all the rustic charm of a city vegetable market, it is anything but. Smart, contemporary and polished, Market Place Restaurant has created a neutral, uncluttered space to relax and recuperate. It's at once spacious but intimate and boasts plenty of character.

Of course, the menus are seasonal and depend on what local suppliers have in stock. This season, the entrees are composed of a salty venison salami with pickled rhubarb and a spritely pomegranate dressing, a saffron seafood chowder packed with market fish, and a broccoli risotto with a generous sprinkle of feta and almond crisps. As you can see, they create gastronomic masterpieces with the most humble of ingredients.

Next, the mains are giving homemade comforts with a tender chicken alongside a nutritious lentil ragout, ribeye with fries and catch of the day with a garden salad and aioli. Akaroa salmon also fits the bill perfectly, especially when served alongside Asian-inspired sides. At Market Place Restaurant, using only local ingredients doesn't stop them from delivering that wow factor. In fact, quite the opposite!

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