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Enjoy Pub Food, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian options, Bars & Pubs, Late night, Indoor & Outdoor Seating, Table service, $$$, Live music and Groups cuisine at Retropolitan Social in Christchurch Central, Christchurch
Retropolitan Social
Retropolitan Social
Retropolitan Social
Retropolitan Social
Retropolitan Social
Retropolitan Social
Retropolitan Social
Retropolitan Social


Pub Food
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255 St Asaph Street
Christchurch 8011


0508 473 876

Open hours:

Mon: Closed Tue - Sun: 4pm - 3am

Stepping into Retropolitan Social in the heart of Christchurch Central feels like being whisked back in time, where retro charm meets modern buzz in a lively social dining scene.

This isn’t just any dining spot; it's a vibrant time capsule with an ambiance that’s as lively as its menu. Walls decked with quirky memorabilia set the stage for an experience far from ordinary. Whether you’re cozying up in a booth or soaking in the buzz at the bar, you’re in for a treat that’s nostalgic yet refreshingly contemporary.

The menu showcases an array of indulgent dishes with a twist of home-cooked nostalgia. The ‘holy smoke pizza’ offers a pilgrimage of flavours, with smoked chicken and bacon coming together under a cascade of mozzarella. Should you be in the mood to share, the ‘meat overload platter’ is your gateway to carnivorous delight, featuring retro’s famous cheese dip and BBQ bacon gravy. And don’t miss out on the ‘polenta fries’ – a golden, crispy tribute to the humble bar snack.

With a swig of something from their selection of twelve tap beers, or a sip of a retro cocktail, your experience is complete. Live music and the camaraderie of good friendship are the icing on the cake of a visit to Retropolitan Social – a place where every bite and moment are to be cherished.

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