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Bootleg BBQ Company

$$ - $$$American, ,
40 Welles Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-961 4888
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“tater tots” (22 reviews)
“brisket” (19 reviews)
“bbq platter” (11 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Welles Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was pretty poor, waiting 25 mins for our first drinks to arrive. Food was way over priced but tasted good.

Thank reneep801
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for the first time on Saturday night with friends and was looking forward to something different and it didn't disappoint. With a rustic interior but warm atmosphere we felt comfortable from the moment we entered. I had seen the menu online before we...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We booked a massive table here for dinner to celebrate my husband's birthday. 25 people, they made it work for us on a large long table. Loved the atmosphere, staff were friendly, helpful and patient. The food came quite quickly despite it being a big...More

Thank Carien v
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Great ribs check Potatoes waffles check Service with a smile check Love the art too. I have not tried other dishes but I intend to soon. To the owner and staff here, don't go changing.🙂

Thank CiiruK
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This is our second time here. We bumped into Bootleg in 2015 cause we landed Christchurch in late evening and it opened till 3am. We forgot its name.This time we looked up from TripAdvisor and go through the pictures. We had a lovely dinner and...More

Thank Bonnie L
Reviewed 13 March 2018

What a disappointment ! The smoked bacon pops were just a couple of slices of bacon cut up and skewered with a toothpick on a smattering of coleslaw. The lamb was 3 very chewy lamb chops and a carrot. The wine was over-priced and served...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We both enjoyed our meal She had the chili . I had the brisket burger. We both left happy . The kids menu is good has a child's take on the adult menu.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We visited bootleg bbq Sunday, I had the Bootlegger chili. & waffle fries they were delicious and the waitress serving our table was lovely. Great for kids. we all enjoyed our meal.

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on 10th jan for dinner. The pork ribs were smoked so it was not the totally cooked type. That’s a first time for me and it tasted quite ok. The Canterbury lamb was average but it was three big piece and too...More

1  Thank milkygoesholiday
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We had a great evening here and it was just buzzing! The food was amazing and I loved the great tasting craft beers.

1  Thank Cangoose1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Welles Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-961 4888
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