We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Monday Room

Certificate of Excellence
Tapas
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
367 Moorhouse Avenue | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 5262
Website
Add hours for The Monday Room and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 46 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great tapas

Awesome Japanese experience we were not sure what to expect but the food was amazing. The staff were helpful and friendly. Will do it again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Darryl01
,
Christchurch, New Zealand
Add Photo Write a Review

46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Awesome Japanese experience we were not sure what to expect but the food was amazing. The staff were helpful and friendly. Will do it again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Rustic feel. Doesn't look like a Japanese restaurant but we like it. We ordered soft shell crab, salmon sashimi and green tea yellow fin tuna. We love all of them. Presentation was good.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Some girly friends and I decided on a whim to come here before dinner, lovely cocktails, clean toilets, beautiful interior, extensive drinks list and friendly staff. Just a lovely start to our evening.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Arrived unannounced on a Friday night looking for a drink and maybe a bite to eat. Was welcomed and even though they were pretty full ... its quite small inside ... we were shown a table in the outer covered in area. The other tables closer to outside fire were reserved. Waiter was attentive and tapas style food tasty and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Montreal, Canada
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I really wanted to love this place... The decor is beautiful, they serve good cocktails and the prices are decent. However the service was so faulty it unfortunately ruined our experience. I actually think the service is usually good and we were unlucky but we had to change tables twice and there was general confusion with everything pertaining to our... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I was lucky enough to come here recently and just had to brag! This place in AMAZING! Japanese is my favourite cuisine and this was the best Japanese that i have ever tasted. We had soft shell crab, green tea and sesame seared yellow fin tuna, roast duck breast with squid ink, polenta fries and pork belly yakatori followed by... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The bartender was professional, it was nice watching our drinks being made in front of us and when you see the care that goes into the cocktails you definitely feel you’re getting your value for money. The outdoor fire warmed the whole bar- great considering winter is coming. The band that played was great, although if you want to have... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Monday Room, is definitely a wee gem. The tapas/Japanese style menu is flavoursome, has variety to suit most tastes and is just plain Yum! On the 5 occasions we have lunched there we have always found the wait staff to be very friendly and helpful . The service is great and the atmosphere relaxing. Not a cheap lunch but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
melbourne
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Just called in for a drink after dinner. Great atmosphere with an outdoor area with and open fire. The decorations are entertaining and with a university next door the books on shelves as part of the front of the bar was a great touch. Highly recommended

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

great food with beautiful flavours. Really nice vibe inside with interesting decor. Desert was also very good.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Monday Room also viewed

Christchurch, Canterbury Region
Christchurch, Canterbury Region
 
Christchurch, Canterbury Region
Christchurch, Canterbury Region
 

Been to The Monday Room? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Monday Room

Address: 367 Moorhouse Avenue | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-377 5262
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
Cuisine: Tapas

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 367 Moorhouse Avenue | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 5262

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Monday Room staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?