Chillingworth Road

59 reviews


Contemporary, Degustation
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478 Cranford Street
Christchurch 8051


03 352 7784

A cool Kiwi eatery led by one of Christchurch’s most celebrated chefs.

Having represented New Zealand on the world’s cooking stage more than once and appeared in countless Good Food Guides, Darren Wright’s list of awards is as long as your arm. The secret behind his continued success? Tireless energy to keep pushing boundaries and deep relationships with quality local suppliers.

His food is part of classical cooking and part hall of mirrors. Degustation menus might include the likes of spiced carrot soup, groper with avocado puree and cheese souffle with roasted fig. Look out for quirky delights such as a fully edible avocado (made from goats cheese and chocolate) and deconstructed fruit crumble disguised as an apple.

The spectacular cocktail list is equally creative, while wines are expertly chosen to complement the cookery to perfection.

Throw in moody interiors and warm, knowledgable service lead by veteran restaurant manager Mark Harris and you’ll see why this restaurant is well on its way to becoming a modern classic.

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