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La Porchetta Riccarton

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Shop S314, Rotherham Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand (Formerly La Porchetta)
+64 3-348 7990
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went here for dinner, meals where a great size and we got a seat straight away. We found it a nice place to go out as a family.

Thank jenny W
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I could live with the poor service - slow to take the order, no cutlery, napkins or water - but to serve a vegetarian pasta which contained a considerable amount of meat is pretty unforgivable. We didn't pay for it and won't be back.

Thank MikesK77
Christchurch, New Zealand
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200 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really very average and not worth the money. However the waitress was really pleasant and helpful. I don't think I'll be back there in a hurry.

Thank KScheepers
Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to La Porchetta for dinner a couple of times. Each time the experience has been the same. I am not sure if it is just because we only went during their busy times at first, but after having this happen a couple of times it seems to be the norm for this restaurant. The food is normally... More 

Thank jakkaof86
Level Contributor
53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Good service, nice food, quiet atmosphere, kids menu. Good for a lunch away from the "Westfield Food Hall". Seated quickly in child friendly (ie keep them contained) booth seating. Food quick and tasty.

Thank kelly e
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Was very busy when we arrived the matre'd seated us and the young girl who served us was friendly if a little skittish. we ordered entrees and mains and our entrees got a bit lost in translation. the platter wasn't what I expected for the price and the salt and pepper squid was average compared to others I've had. but... More 

Thank Eatsoutalotnz
Winchester, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We visited here with friends for an early evening dinner. Having read the reviews re portion size, I queried with a member of staff if an entree size seafood pasta would be sufficient. She felt it would not. However, the size of the main course would have easily been sufficient for 2 to share! In fact, I left more than... More 

Thank Pepster56
Beverley, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Beware the size of the bruschetta - we ordered 2 as a starter not realising that they are 'pizza' sized. 1 would have done between the 2 of us but they were well cooked and tasty. We had also ordered substantial mains but could not finish them. Service was quick and efficient and the restaurant is clean and welcoming. Would... More 

Thank Pukeko54
Dunedin, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Took my Mum and kids to dine as the menu had a great range of offerings. It did not disappoint. Mums chicken meal was too big for anyone other than a large man to eat...but somehow she managed so it must have been tasty! Nice meal out thanks :)

Thank sasha775
Tauranga, New Zealand
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349 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

It presents as an Italian style menu but it's designed for every taste on the planet. The restaurant was busy, but I was given a pleasant table for one that had some privacy which always appeals to me when I;m dining alone. I had a Mediterranean salad (emtre) and a seafood spaghetti (main). The servings were generous and while the... More 

Thank Alexander6011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop S314, Rotherham Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand (Formerly La Porchetta)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 7990

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?