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Cook'n' With Gas

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23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 9166
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the best meals I've had in Christchurch. The venison was cooked perfectly, was very flavoursome and not at all tough. The service was very good, in a typically relaxed kiwi style. The waiter was happy to make suggestions when asked, and was very knowledgeable about the menu.

1 Thank William G
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I dined at Cook'n' with Gas November 11th (Show Day and public holiday) and it was one of the most amazing dining experiences we have had! The food was beautiful, particularly the mussels, but the service and staff were just outstanding. As soon as we entered we were warmly greeted. There were two exceptional waiters who really... More 

1 Thank AlexEssCanterbury
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful night with great service in a lovley setting. Food was great and beautifully presented. Would definitly visit again.

Thank issy869
San Francisco, California, USA
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567 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Things started off really well with a lux bottle of menu-expensive NZ pinot noir. But, things deteriorated from there. The amuse bouche was really a horrible tasting thing choice of an offer. Worst free starter taste ever. As a pescatarian - (seafood and veggie only), the menu had few options. I asked our waiter if I could get the monkfish... More 

2 Thank HaljoHal
corker9, Owner at Cook'n' With Gas, responded to this review

Thank you HaljoHai for taking the time to write us scathing review, Yes we do take these things seriously and I have gone to exhausting lengths to find out what has exactly happened here? My kitchen does remember doing a main sized ravioli about a fortnight ago , but yes you were right there was no mention of "No Chorizo",... More 

Wahroonga, Australia
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another quest as a solo business traveller finds me in Christchurch looking for the best of what this battered little town has to offer. What's on my dinner list? Needs atmosphere, great service for the awkward solo diner and a touch of New Zealand. Found it all at Cook 'n' ... The service was superb, really friendly, attentive and on... More 

Thank Australianisms
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Cook'n'withgas on our first night in New Zealand. We were delighted with the experience. The place itself is quirky and interesting, with lots of curiosities. It felt comfortable even though it was quite busy. The menu was just what is needed, a relatively small selection of dishes that sounded great and were reasonably priced. The... More 

Thank Aldridgewatcher
Taber, Canada
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I are very fortunate to travel the world. We love the dining scene and seek out interesting places. Cook'n' with Gas really fits the bill. The room, eclectic. In an old house it is a mishmash of beer and liquor signs, heavy floor to ceiling drapes and little storage areas for wine and classes smattered around the... More 

Thank dieselcam
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was excellent and staff was superb. Interesting dishes and vegetarian pasta dish was delicious. Nice presentation. Small restaurant. Noise level was moderate, and we could talk easily at our table of 4.

1 Thank Turtleman77
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great service, knowledgeable staff, and delicious food. Really loved it and I'll be back. Must dine out in Christchurch.

Thank Sung_wook_Han
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I have been coming here for several years now and we always absolutely love the food, atmosphere and the staff! It is so nice that the team now remember us when we dine ( even if it is only a couple of times a year) and are able to suggest wine and whiskey, which we always enjoy.... More 

2 Thank lieslo2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$29
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 9166

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?