Below is a list of the top and leading Pubs in Christchurch. To help you find the best Pubs located near you in Christchurch we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Christchurch’s Best Pubs:
The top rated Pubs in Christchurch are:
- Pomeroy’s Old Brewery Inn – great food, drinks, and live entertainment
- Sullivans Irish Pub – showcases Irish culture to Cantabrians
- The Bog – a local business with a lovely pub vibe
- The Little Fiddle – with amazing deals and promotions
- O’Shea’s Public House – a popular hangout spot of nightlife lovers
Pomeroy’s Old Brewery Inn
Pomeroy’s Old Brewery Inn opens from Tuesdays to Sundays at varied timings. They are open from 3 pm until 11 pm from Tuesday to Thursday, 12 pm to 11 pm on Friday and Saturday, and on Sunday they operate from 12 noon until 10 in the evening. The family-owned pub is located in the Christchurch community of New Zealand’s Canterbury region. They offer sumptuous bar snacks best enjoyed with their craft beers. The bar snacks include pork crackling, a bowl of fries, organic chicken wings, and the jalapeño cheese dip on toasted bread.
Over The Bar, Snacks, Large, Burger, Sides, Beers On Tap: IPA, Pale Ale, Stout, IPA, Lager
“Absolutely lovely beers and so much variety!! We only had bar snacks as they start serving main meals at 5 but open at 3 and the bar snacks are amazing!! Such good pork crackling!! We all love it here and enjoy the cozy English atmosphere. Thank you for the lovely 50th Birthday treat!😊” –Charlotte Gillingham
Sullivans Irish Pub
Sullivans Irish Pub in Christchurch, New Zealand was established in 1997 and was forced to relocate to its current location in Addington after the pub was destroyed by the 2011 earthquake. The local business opens from Tuesdays to Sundays starting at 11 in the morning until 11 in the evening. They have the world’s largest glass of beer, unmatched live entertainment, a classic pub food menu, and a great beer and wine collection. Their bar menu of spring rolls, fries, cocktail samosa, sally’s mixed platter, wedges, and bacon buttie is best paired with their beers.
Bar Snacks, Light Menu, Beer, Cider, Whiskey
“This place is actually the best Irish pub in Christchurch, hands down. Not only do they all know how to pour the perfect pint, but they also put client experience first. They also have great musicians playing most weekends.” –Raymond Nijman
The Bog has impressive facilities and amenities including a baby change table and a bathroom specially designed for the disabled community. The famed pub, also considered to be the oldest, can be found in New Zealand’s garden city. They serve traditional pub food and beverages that suit a bunch of colleagues or friends hanging out. Their food menu consists of entrées, snacks, mains, burgers, all-day breakfast, soups, salads, battered fish, fish and chips, and desserts. Little leprechaun is a unique offering of The Bog which includes a serving of a soft drink and a scoop of ice cream topped with sprinkles, chocolate, caramel, or strawberry.
Food Menu, Guinness Pint Club, Quiz Night At The Bog, Live Music
“The great place is the spicy fin mixed with mashed potatoes, gravy and french fries. A pint of immersion magic. Great staff, great band! !” –Catherine Gervais
The Little Fiddle
The Little Fiddle in New Zealand offers various exciting and entertaining programmes to its loyal patrons. The well-known pub in Christchurch showcases the classic Irish culture known for its love for great music and good times. Here, customers can unwind and clear their thoughts enjoying their favourite drinks. Irish happy hour happens every 3-6 pm where everyone can explore the pub’s wine, tap beer, and spirits collection. On the other hand, Sundays are scheduled for Sunday Special and Sunday Sessions. Sunday special means 2 succulent roasts are priced at only $35 while Sunday sessions feature their pride, the Irish Sessions band.
Lunch, Snacks, Beverage, Irish Happy Hour, Sunday Special, Sunday Sessions, $15 Lunch
“Had drinks, dinner and watched the All Blacks v Tonga rugby game here Saturday week ago. Great atmosphere and great food. The front of house guy/barman was awesome – loved the way he floated around the place all evening chatting and joking with the patrons. He’s born for the hospitality! The place was warm and welcoming – we will definitely visit again when back in Christchurch.” –Sharon Haycock
O’Shea’s Public House
O’Shea’s Public House is a traditional Irish pub touted as the Canterbury region’s beloved beer expert. They are situated in the Shirley portion of the Christchurch community. Its interiors scream Irish influence and culture and all are welcome to explore the vibrant community of nightlife lovers. Whether you want to unwind, grab a cold beer while watching your favourite sport, or want to challenge your mind and body with their indoor games, the pub staff would be delighted to welcome you. Check their mouth-watering main menu which boasts unmatched flavours.
Light & Breezy, Mains, Little Shenanigans Menu, Dannyboys Desserts, Specials, Sides, White Wine, Red Wine, Aromatics, Special Guest Wine
“Good food good service great atmosphere great prices. What more can you want for my pub check it out.” –Andy Scott