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Cook'n' With Gas

23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 9166
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“venison” (30 reviews)
“mixed grill” (12 reviews)
“mussels” (20 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing experience that began with delicious garlic and cheese flatbread! We knew we were on a winner when the bread arrived! Delicious! The mixed grill was just like Mom used to make and the seafood plate with fresh monkfish was served with a seafood...More

Thank jojo8010
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

The most amazing meal we have had for many years. Staff so knowledgeable on both the menu and wines. A night we will remember for such great food and service. Well done to the whole team

2  Thank MACS77B
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We came year while visiting parents, what a brilliant restaurant, the food was stunning an full of flavour, and well presented. Each course was just brilliant and the service was fantastic - we all gave top marks for the evening

1  Thank MattyS2
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Cook 'n With Gas is as good as ever. The last two visits we had their brilliant Venison, a meal of many parts that sings in tune. A lovely salad to start and purpose- built delicious ice cream sundaes. Thanks to Getta and all involved...More

1  Thank Veronika P
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant had good reviews however apart from the entree muscle dish the mains were very limited. We both had the lamb which was I guess what the menu said was lamb cutlets. You would think for a restaurant of this caliber you would offer...More

Thank David R
corker9, Owner at Cook'n' With Gas, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

David R The quality or state of deserving or inviting derision or mockery. We put your review up on our Facebook page, The overall response has been,, Ridiculousness , noun:

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Had heard lots of great things about this restaurant. We had a friendly welcome. Good little dining room but one seat of table very near doorway. Food average.. reasonably tasty but not fresh .. nor hot.. mash was cool and very dry . Everything seemed...More

Thank paulaj0an
corker9, Owner at Cook'n' With Gas, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you paulaj0an for your feedback. We our selves are very disappointed that you felt this way at our bistro. You called us at 6.00 PM and requested a table at 7.00 PM for the three of you on a very busy Saturday night, sadly...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

No doubts Christchurch offers a great variety of great restaurants.. however if looking for a great service.. experience and good wines this is the place. The chef has an extraordinary combination of products and presentation of different dishes for all tastes. The wine list will...More

2  Thank Adriana S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Cook'n' With Gas is set back on Worcester Street and takes a bit of spotting as it looks like a private house from the outside but it is very good. The food was hearty and tasty, the wine very pleasant and the service attentive without...More

Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Service was good, food OK , but not a place we would rush back to. Group of 12, big wait between breads and mains arriving . General consenus was the meals were OK , but nothing to rave about , given there was a variety...More

Thank Liz J
corker9, Owner at Cook'n' With Gas, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks Liz for taking the time to write your review, Yes we appreciate there would have been a wait between breads and mains, tables of 12 who opt for Ala carte rather than group menus including starters, we have just changed our menus for Autumn...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The food was great. Staff were friendly. I mentioned it was for a bday dinner when u booked. We got chocolate writing of happy bday when our dessert came out. Highly recommended. Will have to go back again to try other food on the menu....More

1  Thank James C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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