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The Brewery

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New Zealand, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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3 Garlands Road | The Tannery, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-389 5359
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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378 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

8 of us came here for a meal after work last week. I had the Horotane pizza with pear and blue cheese, the fish and chips were popular with the majority of people having that and there was also a salmon salad, and a penne pasta dish (for which I had food envy). Everyone seemed very happy with their meals... More 

Thank mooseandbok2006
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal there 1st May ordered salmon, it came with cold, skin on smashed potato that wasn't cooked properly with spouts of some kind, salmon was lovely but sadly no other vege, bland and my friend gave me her salad cost $28 value for money pretty terrible I certainly won't be back

Thank nzkiwi51
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my partner went here one sunny afternoon while visiting Christchurch. We had the platter which was very good and we would highly recommend. They served good craft beers and yum ciders (including Eddie's cider which made my partner very happy!). Only downside was the long black I had which was a little average, otherwise a great afternoon visit.

Thank Joel W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

After having heard some good things about the Brewery, we booked a table for four. The table we were seated at was clean of crumbs but was slightly sticky and smelt like a dirty dishcloth. We ordered pizzas for our girls and an Arancini starter and MR Ribeyes for my wife and I. The pizzas came and were great -... More 

1 Thank Glenn B
Christchurch, New Zealand
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Ideal for a casual meal or drinks with friends. good choice of enjoyable food and excellent choice of drinks.A little noisy when busy but comfortable surroundings. Good specials and mouthwatering deserts. Good service by polite staff. great to just drop in on the spur of the moment. well worth trying.

Thank Fiona T
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

You wonder why the management doesn't try to do something about the service and improve take-up. If it wasn't for the indifferent service we would rate this place higher because we had a huge delicious bowl of soup and an excellent pizza on a rainy lunchtime. We chose this place for its menu - and because it wasn't as crowded... More 

Thank LandC46
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457 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,315 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a flight of beer and a dozen oysters. The beer and the oysters were very good. Service was inconsistent though. We placed our order and got served quickly. We never saw the waitress after that however.

Thank Jeff K
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to go for anyone interested in craft beers. Food matches the vibe and setting as it is good but not overly 'flash'. Was satisfied with my meal as the steak was cooked perfectly. Would probably go again. Only negative was having to sit on the two person high tables inside as while seated in the bar type chairs... More 

1 Thank Josh C
Christchurch, New Zealand
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198 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Very good beer but the food is only OK. The Location at the Tannery makes this a good place to visit for shopping and the some food and drink. The beers made on site are the best selection in Christchurch. The food is good pub grub but nothing special.

1 Thank DavidBrittain
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful yummy smoked salmon & cream cheese bagel beautiful toasted. Very nice with a chard. Great to have Wi fi too. Thank u for lovely service.

1 Thank W9812POjom

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
New Zealand, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Garlands Road | The Tannery, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-389 5359
Cassels & Sons' Brewery café restaurant at The Tannery is famed for its relaxed family friendly atmosphere, extensive menu choice and medal winning craft beers. Come and watch the wood-fired copper kettle in action, concocting some famous Cassels & Sons unique brews. Just off the main routes to Lyttelton and Sumner it is the perfect stop for a gourmet wood-fired pizza, a fresh cafe salad or a hearty breakfast.

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