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Clink Restaurant and Bar

29 Wakefield Avenue | Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-326 5353
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
New Zealand, International, European, 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 94 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

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 4 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 days ago

Thanks for dining with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Simon81W
theclinkteam, Owner at Clink Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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 16 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 18 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

Thank Old V
theclinkteam, Owner at Clink Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

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

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We came in here for a "finisher" after our meal and were blown away by the friendly and knowledgeable staff, great decor and fab atmosphere. Will def be back for a meal, the menu looked amazing!

Thank Cate T
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Five course meal with wines - too much wine for drivers so we split each one so we didn't have a boozy driver at the helm. Food fabulous. Service prompt and friendly. Great atmosphere. A bit special!

Thank ChristchurchQuality
theclinkteam, Owner at Clink Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks for your lovely review! Great idea to split the wine matches. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Spotted a GrabOne deal, was wanting some nice to treat my daughter & the website looked tempting. Leaving the meal of 5 courses to the chef was a new experience for us both, being foodies that we are we are accustomed to select our own...More

Thank PauleLec
theclinkteam, Owner at Clink Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

So pleased you had a lovely experience at Clink! Hope to see you again over summer to enjoy that sheltered sunny courtyard!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Time for some mum and dad time, first up a movie then in for dinner, fantastic service, amazing food, totally recommend a visit here.

Thank jandbatkins
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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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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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