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Things to do in Woolston

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Health & Beauty Service
“stunning clothing, homewares, books and art stores as well as theatre and brewery bar. ”
  • 121 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Great spot for pizza and beer (Tuesday’s 2 for 1) Located in the front of the Tannery Complex”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
“ The best pizza's in Christchurch by a long way. Nice atmosphere, but can get a bit "lively" at peak times. There are other dining options beside it if pizza is not your thing. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Nature
“It is iconic and classically Kiwi and also the gateway to the peninsular. You can catch a ferry across the harbour and often see dolphins.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place to shop
“local supermarket. Sells fresh, live green-lipped mussells (a local speciality)”
  • 6 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Showcasing an outstanding line-up of selected quality movie entertainment, comfy seats with wide aisles, special benefits for Cinema Club members, enthusiastic staff, hand rolled ice creams, gourmet hot nuts, cheese boards, fresh coffee, character teas, craft beers and the carefully assembled wine list, is sure to enhance your premium movie going experience…”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“It's an excellent cosy, family pub, just down the road. I can easily walk there in 10 minutes. They sell a selection of craft beer. My favourite is the 'Twisted Ankle'. A thick, dark beer. Also great food, and nights dedicated to quizzes, poetry and music.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“2 minutes drive away you can enjoy delicious classic Italian food and wine. The pizzas are my favourite. Oh and not to mention the amazing Tiramisu 😋 ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I worked there and If you like sea food you should visit that restaurant. Buffet option, great quelity and entretainment.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 5 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Blue Smoke is a live music venue housed in the beautifully renovated Tannery precinct of Woolston, Christchurch. Reminiscent of an old worldly dance hall, Blue Smoke offers up a fine array of euphonic performances from local luminaries and international heavy weights alike.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“Very good coffee and food. Wonderful owner operators. Small and a hot spot for locals.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Bar
“ The best pizza's in Christchurch by a long way. Nice atmosphere, but can get a bit "lively" at peak times. There are other dining options beside it if pizza is not your thing. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“It's an excellent cosy, family pub, just down the road. I can easily walk there in 10 minutes. They sell a selection of craft beer. My favourite is the 'Twisted Ankle'. A thick, dark beer. Also great food, and nights dedicated to quizzes, poetry and music.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“2 minutes drive away you can enjoy delicious classic Italian food and wine. The pizzas are my favourite. Oh and not to mention the amazing Tiramisu 😋 ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“I worked there and If you like sea food you should visit that restaurant. Buffet option, great quelity and entretainment.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 5 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend

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