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Clink Restaurant and Bar

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29 Wakefield Avenue | Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-326 5353
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Today
17:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 23:30
Mon - Wed 17:00 - 23:30
Thu 17:00 - 01:00
Fri 16:00 - 01:00
Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went for supper Wednesday this week. Enjoyed atmosphere and surrounds - until waitress literally threw one meal on the table, and after the meal she stood over us waiting for us to pass her the dishes to take away. Her parting gesture was to walk past en route to another table and tossed the bill holder onto our table. Spoke... More 

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Schwindegg, Germany
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

had two dinners there, first Salmon and then Gunard (fish of the day) and both came as a treat for the eyes and a phantastic taste for the palate. The chardonny that was recommende was very good NZ-wine.

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Thank Konrad E
Mooloolaba, Australia
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Soup of the day was mushroom and bacon, sounded delicious.But I think they used sugar instead of salt, yuck!!

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Thank Linda D
Christchurch, New Zealand
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually came across this restaurant through the entertainment book and left all agreeing we would go back again. We sat outside which is not a big area but very comfortable and with the trees and plantings it had a good feel. The food was delicious, the dumplings and squid were particularly delicious and the chicken wraps just yummy. The... More 

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Thank dragondiva10
Sequim, Washington
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362 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clink Restaurant and Bar in Sumner was the perfect restaurant for my honey and me to dine with our New Zealand friends. Originally, the building was a prison and the menu carries out the theme. I enjoyed the “convict” pizza with lamb, feta cheese, onions, and cherry tomatoes. The fish of the day was excellent and the my honey thought... More 

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Thank ronvoyage
Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Clink is always busy, excellent food and service. Breakfast and dinners always great (havent had lunch there) Happy Hour

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Thank Mary B
Kaiapoi, New Zealand
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Clink this morning for brunch. What a hidden treasure. Loved the setting, the food was beautiful and the fact that the plate was hot was an added bonus. The staff were really friendly and gave great service. Really looking forward to another visit only next time it will be for dinner. We feel the 23km we need to... More 

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Thank JennyBlackler
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We took family who were visiting from the UK to Clink on recent Saturday evening for dinner. We have always had excellent food and service in the past and have been here a number of times. The food was good but the service unfortunately was almost non existant. Our food took an eternity to arrive and those that did not... More 

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Thank Zetlander
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135 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Chef really knows what they are doing over at Clink Sumner. A fantastic European style restaurant. Outdoor area beautiful in summer. All the good was cooked well, with the steaks coming out perfectly cooked rare. Absolutely recommend this little gem

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Thank Cheryl B
Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

After a number of visits, the service and food quality has been consistently good throughout. My most recent visit was with a group of 12 or so, the food catered for a range of diner needs, service was prompt. Great tastes and a good serving size. Pricing is fair and venue has a nice ambient feel.

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Thank Kamkya

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
New Zealand, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
16:00 - 01:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?