7 Stellar Chinese Restaurants in Christchurch

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These 7 beloved Chinese and Asian fusion restaurants in Christchurch offer everything from Peking duck to dumplings galore to honour the Year of the Dragon.

1. Pot Sticker Dumpling Bar

Dumpling devotees flock to this Lichfield Street spot for soup dumplings, pan-fried pork dumplings, spicy wontons and more, with tasty cocktails on the side. Come hungry and be prepared to share.

Find it at: 144 Lichfield Street, Christchurch Central City

2. Orange House Restaurant

Classic Cantonese fare like wantons, chicken fried rice and prawns shine at this neighbourhood Upper Riccarton mainstay. The friendly service makes it a relaxed spot for gathering with family and friends.

Find it at: 55 Auburn Avenue, Upper Riccarton

3. King of Snake

Artfully presented shared plates take centre stage at this contemporary Chinese spot on Cashel Street. Bring a group to mix and match seafood, meat and veggie large plates. Glitzy cocktails match the vibe.

Find it at: Level 1/79 Cashel Street, Christchurch Central City

4. Miss Peppercorn

Miss Peppercorn serves up authentic Sichuan street food favourites that deliver serious spice and flavour. From mapo tofu to twice-cooked pork, it provides a tongue-tingling experience.

Find it at: 32 Nayland Street, Sumner

5. Benson’s Chinese Restaurant

No-frills Cantonese dishes like fried pork chops, seafood noodles and chili chicken satisfy cravings on a budget at this fan-favourite Riccarton Road mainstay.

Find it at: 113 Riccarton Road, Riccarton

6. Yummy Chinese Cuisine

Yummy brings a taste of Malaysia to Riccarton Road with Chinese/Malaysian crossover plates. Chicken curry, chili crab and other deals make it a prime choice for groups.

Find it at: 380 Riccarton Road, Upper Riccarton

7. Old Street Asian Hawker Food

Lastly, hawker stall-style Malaysian/Chinese hits like prawn noodle soup and nasi goreng fried rice at Old Street’s casual Kendal Avenue location never disappoint.

Find it at: 174 Kendal Avenue, Burnside

This Chinese New Year, gather your family or friends and indulge in Christchurch’s amazing Chinese fare. Let our front desk know if you need any reservation help or want customized recommendations to make your holiday celebration extra special. Gong hei fat choy!

February 24, 2024 by Your friends at Hotel 115

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