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Clink Restaurant and Bar

€€ - €€€European, , International
29 Wakefield Avenue | Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-326 5353
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
29 Wakefield Avenue | Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Clink, from the lovely waitress to the excellent rack of lamb cooked to perfection with seasonal vegetables and pine nuts, you made my first meal out after a serious health issue totally heart warming and satisfying. I will be back.

Thank 366taniaa
theclinkteam, General Manager at Clink Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I had our evening meal here in January. Food was first class. My wife had the rib-eye which was beautifully cooked, succulent and beautifully presented.. I chose fish of the day which was Gurnard-as fresh as the ocean and cooked to perfection....More

Thank Bob s
theclinkteam, General Manager at Clink Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We really appreciate the recommendation!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal here. We ate outside and ordered two smaller meals....a salad and pizza. Both were excellent and with a glass of wine each quite reasonable. A good choice in the small beach community of Sumner

Thank blanca10
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Great place the fact that the main chef was not there and the food was top quality is a real credit to you all. The service and the atmosphere were also fantastic normally when you go to a restaurant like this with character the food...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Sumner didn't seem like the kind of town you can find gourmet restaurants, and if you did, everyone's idea of what gourmet food is different. So I went expecting little and left having been very very pleasantly surprised, Rachel, one of the owners, told me...More

Thank Ligia J
theclinkteam, Owner at Clink Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks for your lovely review! Hope you find some more unexpected gems in your travels.

Reviewed 6 December 2017

Sumner is a beach community about 20km from central Christchurch. clink is a quite place with great food. not a cheap option but you get what you pay for

Thank Adrianhamill
theclinkteam, Owner at Clink Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thanks for dining with us!

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We opted for the tasting menu or "trust the chef" as there were lots of things on the menu we could have opted for. Each course was well presented and delicious. The dessert was particularly tasty! Service was great; we enjoyed chatting to a fellow...More

1  Thank Simon81W
theclinkteam, Owner at Clink Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Many thanks for your kind review and so pleased you enjoyed your dining experience with us.

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

It’s good to visit Sumner and this restaurant is unique with its own ambience having been a jail. Warm environment and great food.

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Came to clink for a breath of fresh air. Great service. Delicious food both healthy and decadent options. Music modern cruisy. Sheltered sunny garden bar. Every time we've come always stoked. Can't wait to come back. 👍

Thank Ainsot
theclinkteam, Owner at Clink Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Great to hear you had another enjoyable experience. See you again soon!

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

It's always a pleasure to dine in Sumner's iconic restaurant Clink. Under the same ownership for some years has been a strength of this highly regarded eatery. The wine list offers good choices, the menu is broad enough to cater to most palates and they...More

1  Thank Old V
theclinkteam, Owner at Clink Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review, we are so pleased you had another great experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:30
Monday
17:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:30
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Wakefield Avenue | Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-326 5353
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Description
Clink Restaurant and Bar nestled in the heart of Sumner village. Modern NZ cuisine prepared fresh with the finest local ingredients. With great wines, craft beers on tap and seasonal cocktail menus there is always a good reason to do time at CLINK!
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