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Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar

48 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-365 0533
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shoulder” (35 reviews)
“bluff oysters” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (46 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
48 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A pleasant bar and eatery to stop off for a refreshing ale. Not far from local attractions and very friendly helpful staff.

Thank Markoledaddio
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had the opportunity to have dinner at Fiddlesticks, great ambience, great staff, and a well rounded menu. I had the lamb that was sweet moist and fell apart. My friend had the fish that also looked absolutely fabulous. The drinks menu was well rounded with...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lunchtime "snack" here. Ate inside seated on stools at a table and it was a nice location looking out on the trams going by. Had breads, olive oil and butter for a "starter" - very nice, and lamb sandwiches for mains. Overall very...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had very tasty dinners at Fiddlesticks. My son had the steak which was cooked well and I had the poached chicken, falafel and salad which was so tasty. It was a very busy night but the food was quick once we were served.

Thank lynnrupe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here as s group of four with no booking, at about 9pm on a Thursday evening. No problem getting a table. Friendly and welcoming reception. We had a couple of bottles of Pinot noir, some entrees for sharing and grazing and the fiddlesticks...More

Thank frankiethe
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff here were exceptional! We had bluff oysters and fish in a broth with kale which was perfect! I was initially surprised by how busy they were on a Thursday night, but soon discovered why. I would definitely eat here again!.

Thank onthemovemom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fiddlesticks has a reputation of being one of the best restaurants in Christchurch, it certainly lived up to that reputation the night we visited!! Great atmosphere, we were seated by the gas fire which added to the ambiance!! Very good menu, tasty food and good...More

Thank N4180CQdanc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful restaurant in the heart of Christchurch. Heaps of people there enjoying a drink on a Wednesday evening, and we decided to stay for dinner. Creative menu, great wines, and the service - really first class. Friendly and informative, and seemingly intent...More

Thank WestDarlingtonSteve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been there twice and both times it has been great. The food is definitely the best part of it and I would definitely recommend the fried chicken, the hot sauce that accompanies it is the best hot sauce I've tasted. The venue is...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant. Great food. Excellent customer service. Warm atmosphere with a fireplace. We really had a great time.

Thank XMOS69
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 02:00
Monday
08:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 02:00
Thursday
08:00 - 02:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 0533
  • E-mail
Description
Sophisticated, sociable and relaxed, Fiddlesticks Bar & Restaurant is Christchurch's newest retreat. This distinctive centrally located restaurant and bar provides an inviting atmosphere in which to while away some time. Watch the street side activity while soaking up the ambiance in front of a roaring outdoor fire in our well sheltered courtyard, or join friends in one of the intimate dining spaces.Providing in-season, sensational local fare, the talented kitchen crew offer up a menu of beautifully cooked tasters and intriguing meals. Open from 8am for coffee and pastries, with a full menu served from 11am, or from 9am for brunch on weekends - Fiddlesticks is the perfect place to kick back and unwind in the heart of our city.
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