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Cortado Restaurant

$$ - $$$Pizza, , Latin
152 Somerfield St | Beckenham, Christchurch 8046, New Zealand
+64 3-337 1961
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (35 reviews)
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Pizza, Contemporary, Latin, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
152 Somerfield St | Beckenham, Christchurch 8046, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

a warm greeting from a very bubbly wait person - said I could change tables to be by the window - big plus!! food outstanding - brunch menu - risotto / chicken tacos / and the Cortado breakfast - good strong flavours, eggs cooked just...More

Thank jaymaybee
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We called in early and were served immediately. The kids went for the crispy chicken and chips and the adults chose five tapas options - buttermilk chicken, venison meatballs, sliced duck, prawns and calamari. All were scrumptious but the chicken is the signature dish here...More

Thank spraggbj
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Our family eats here regularly, its one of our go to places for a casual evening out close to home. The food is tasty and reasonably priced. We usually have a pizza or choose from the tapas menu and throw in some salad and fries...More

Thank opgp
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The setting was nice and the real highlight was the staff- attentive, knowledgeable yet not intrusive. The food (tapas) was sadly a little on the average, but a good evening was had.

Thank smg38
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Great service,The fish special ,Groper , was delicious, the one complimentary side dish was enough to go with the main, if you weren't really hungry. Desert menu was average, but depends on your palate.

Thank Liz J
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Right from the moment we walked in we were struck by the vibrant and artistic decor. There was great background music being played at just the right volume. The restaurant was wonderfully warm - it was a very cold and rainy day outside. We received...More

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Four of us went here on a Friday night, and could not find fault with anything. The two main things you want to be good - food and service, was excellant. Our male friend had the beef cheeks, which he stated were 'beautiful and tender'....More

Thank jandel2015
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A cousin took a group of 4 family members here after he found the Thai restaurant across the road was closed. We all chose to go with their pizza menu and dessert menus. The pizzas were overdone around the edges, but tasty. The desserts were...More

Thank Clive and Pippa S
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Visited with a friend Friday night ,for catch up ,drink and food..Sampled 3 Tapas which were enjoyable,a lovely Rose and the house Sav,all good tasting..The staff were friendly and courteous and very helpful..The decor is very effective..outside seating good place to watch the world go...More

Thank Lar54
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Been here several times - breakfasts are great, very good mains, but love the tapas and cocktails. Tapas are great value (5 for $50 always fills us up) and excellent quality, love the buttermilk crispy chicken! Best mojitos in town. Really friendly staff and service...More

Thank Nicole G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Pizza, Contemporary, Latin, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Somerfield St | Beckenham, Christchurch 8046, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-337 1961
  • E-mail
Welcome to Cortado Christchurch! Cortado serves up cafe-style brunch/lunch on weekends and a sumptuous a-la-carte dinner menu in the evenings. Our Tapas menu is available at all times. Cortado coffee is a speciality, and on the menu, you'll find seafood and fresh fish, mouth watering Tapas and our popular Italian Style Pizzas. You can also enjoy several rather unique cocktails, including the popular "Green Hornet" cocktail! Friendly staff aim to provide you with good service in a relaxed, stylish atmosphere. You can enjoy Macs Beer, Marlborough Wines, or a range of fine spirits and whiskeys. Parking is located at 142 Somerfield St, behind Mark Herring Lighting. No surcharge on public holidays, EVER!
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