The Elmwood Trading Company

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Cuisine: Bistro, Gastro Pub Food, New Zealand
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35

Sit back and relax in The Elmwood’s outdoor area with dinner and a pint, or sit indoors and grab a bite to eat before the big game is screened.

The Elmwood is one of the friendliest suburban taverns in Christchurch. With an unpretentious atmosphere, you’ll feel right at home from the moment you step through the door.

There’s a mouth-watering range of starters and generously portioned sharing platters. The main menu has a mix of dishes from Thai beef salad to classic fish and chips. There’s also a tempting range of burgers and gourmet hot dogs on offer, meat lovers will find it tricky to pick a favourite!

True to the traditional Kiwi pub style, The Elmwood offers a wide range of craft and premium beers. Alternatively, choose from a fine selection of wines (or champagne if you’re feeling sparkly!)

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The Elmwood Trading Company
1 Normans Rd
Strowan

Open Hours:
Everyday 10am - late

Phone: 03 355 5345
Website: www.theelmwood.co.nz

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Bruce Smith

Nice greeting and made to feel welcome, attentive staff who served us promptly and the food and quality was good.
Overall a nice pub environment and would return.

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Kay Bayly

Great food, awesome location on a summer day and the service was excellent. Highly recommend to all.

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Liv Brown

Was a lovely evening, great service and delightful food! All done quickly and presented awesomely! Platters were great!

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Nicole Billante

Was great food and efficient service.

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Nick Purcell

Great suburban venue. Food was tasty, drinks were reasonably priced.

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Rebecca Bird

Great food and service

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Great place to go early, with children. Excellent service. We did not have to wait long for our meals which all came out at once. Really good value for children's meals. Great value all round.

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We are regulars at Elmwood and always enjoy our evenings there. Our 9 YO daughters especially love it, in particular the ice cream sundae on the kids’ menu.

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Great place. Great food and great atmosphere!!!

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Alaina Pawa

We arrived early but they were happy to seat us. Service was on point, quick and attentive. Our order arrived quickly and the food was so yum! That garlic loaf is so good. We’ll definitely be coming back. Thanks team!

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Busy Friday night but that didn't effect the service, which was okay. Food was about what I would expect at a pub, large portions of okay food, nothing really special but nothing bad either.

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Leah de Friez

Kids loved it.

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Had a very enjoyable evening. Food was delicious. Calamari was very tasty and so was the steak. Very friendly staff and nice local pub to go to. Highly recommend it.

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Great food and very good service. I will be back

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Great tasting food (shared steak and pork belly). Wonderful service.

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Kayla Derry

Great little place, service was amazing and attentive staff. Would definitely recommend to others and we will be dining there again

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Really enjoyed the atmosphere and food. Thank you to your lovely staff

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Lynda Strowger

Absolutely the best service and food hands down in Christchurch. Although busy, service was quick, accurate and so friendly. Hard to find these days. Perfect .

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David Lucas

Awesome experience.

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Wonderful meal and absolutely fantastic service. The steak was cooked perfectly and the service we received from Cassandra was first class. Made our dining experience very pleasant. Would definitely go back.

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Pleasant evening, food arrived quickly.

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Samuel Jackson

The food was excellent and portions were generous. Would go again!

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Great food

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Sam Carter

This is more a pub than anything the game must have been on so Much yelling hard to have a nice dinner with that in background... the dining room was completely empty tables were super old and not balanced chairs stacked up at back where we were sitting this place is confusing itself for restaurant/pub this is only a pub. Food was not bad pizza a bit undercooked but everything else was nice service was also good thank you

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Leanne Schulz

Wonderful service and lovely meal. Would definitely go again

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If you are looking for heaps of food, look no further then Elmwood Trading Co. We had the carnivore's platter and I couldn't believe the pile of food delivered to our table, heaps of wings, ribs, and sausage bites, more than we could easily consume. And if you're getting the ice cream sundae for dessert, just like the platter, there is more than enough for two in one order.

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Rebecca Bird

Great menu!! will go back

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Gary Bell

Great food, fantastic selection of meals..
Service not so flash.

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Great atmosphere, great service, delicious and hearty pub food!

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It was fairly standard Pub food.

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It was our first time dinning at The Elmwood, we were early and shown straight to our table, the staff were very friendly and service was amazing.
we really enjoyed our meals.
the only negative was it was quite noisy and found it hard to talk, but it didn't ruin our experience and the bar emptied out a little bit which reduced the noise.
well done Elmwood trading company, great place

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Chris Sunman

Great food and nice staff happy to cater to my children’s fussy needs. Would eat here again anytime

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Julia Dunstan

Service was excellent - our waitress was very attentive and friendly. Food was fresh and hot and arrived quickly. Very noisy as there was music in the bar - very difficult to have a conversation.

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Victoria Fisher

Food was below average but staff were quick and friendly

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Good food and good atmosphere

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Not a good experience, noisy invioroment, meal average.
Pork Belly meal under cooked and tough.
No customer satisfaction when comment made to staff re meal.
Having had exprience in Hospitality & Tourism, it was not a good look.

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The staff were friendly, the food was good and it came out on time. Have been a few times now and it is always great. Will go again.

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Margaret Reedy

We had a great meal and couldn’t fault the service or the food. The only reason we gave this a four-star is because of the lack of ambience. We were in the bar area (our choice) and it was very loud and not restaurant—like at all. I would like to see Elmwood Trading Co turn their current dining room (pretty sparse and uninviting) into something nicer and I think they would have a winning combination with the great food they offer.

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Quite disappointed with our dining experience last night. Firstly we had to sit in the noisy part of the tavern as there was a private function in the restaurant part which we were never advised about. It was extremely loud with patrons and tvs going. We ordered garlic bread which was still cold in the middle, my daughter ordered Rib Eye steak which she said was very chewy and definately was not medium rare. The salmon was average but the pork belly was tasty and not too rich. We then ordered dessert being the cheesecake for the day- raspberry and white chocolate which my husband ordered. We were advised 5 mins later that they had none. How could this be when we were the first patrons for the night? I felt like they were keeping it for the private function. The icecream sundae's are good however and very filling. Unfortunately we would not dine here again.

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Nice pub atmosphere, great service, food out quickly.

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Fantastic meal and serivce

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Annemarie Sherratt

Food was beautiful. Service was great and friendly initially but marked down due to not following through with being offered dessert menus or extra drinks.

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We had not been to the Elmwood Trading Company previously . Right from ordering the first drink the Barman was friendly and helpful ... a good range of beers and wines. Good semi booth style seating great service from the waitress who was after our entree happy to be able to change my main order. The food was fresh and very enjoyable ... thanks Elmwood Trading Company

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Excellent food and service. However the live music was so loud that we could not have a conversation at a table that was as far away as possible from the presenter.

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Great food as always

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Ablurton Ton

Fantastic food and service. Nice venue.

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Our dining out experience at the Elmwood Trading Company was fabulous. Nice and simple with great service and great food. Thank you.

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Julia Dunstan

Fantastic service- friendly and attentive.

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Matt Jones

Everyone was happy with their meals

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Susan O'Brien

Fabulous as always. Lovely food and great staff. Highly recommended.

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