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The Brewery

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New Zealand, Bar, Pizza, Italian, Pub
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3 Garlands Road | The Tannery, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
6433895359
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sydney
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Breakfast early on a frosty Sunday morning in a warm rustic-industrial setting (with a touch of steam punk) was a pleasant surprise. Good staff, good food and the milk stout was an indulgence to be savoured. Prices were reasonable and a wide choice offered. The other pleasant surprise was the surrounding Tannery precint, a mall without chain stores plus another... More 

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Thank Leah G
APTannery, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Brewery, responded to this review

Good morning, we are very happy to hear that you've enjoyed your recent trip to The Tannery with breakfast at The Brewery. I shall pass on the compliments to the brewers as well, they take great pride in their special brews. We also do have take-home options, should you want to consider that for a picnic at your next visit.... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On Sunday 07 August we attended a Birthday celebration. On arrival at the restaurant we were told we would be outside for the evening. When the booking was made it was stipulated that there would be 3 young children, 2 babies requiring high chairs and 12 Adults. The booking was confirmed earlier in the day and no mention was made... More 

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Thank RosalieLyttle
APTannery, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Brewery, responded to this review

We are really sorry to hear about your experience on the coldest night of the year which was very unfortunate. We hope that by now you have received a letter and the vouchers from management with the compensation. Our sincere apologies from staff and management More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in at the brewery just before a movie at the Tannery. It is always welcoming great staff quick service and we had a great pizza after the movie. Perfect

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Thank ChestyGriz
APTannery, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Brewery, responded to this review

Hello, Staff & management of The Brewery are very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your recent visit to the Tannery. Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. More 

Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Beer , food and service all round , will return :) loved the craft beer selection and extensive menu to choose from esp the Pizzas, yummo........

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APTannery, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Brewery, responded to this review

We are very pleased to hear that you've enjoyed a lovely evening for this family celebration. Thank you very much for taking the time to review our services. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a late lunch on Sunday, it was cold outside, but warm inside, good selection of food and prices. Hubby had the seafood chowder with a nice big chunk or bread and butter, I had the caesar salad, which I love, lots of chicken, bacon and anchovies (I suppose you could leave them out but I never do),... More 

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Thank kwm2211
APTannery, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Brewery, responded to this review

Hello, we're happy to hear you've enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us and are looking forward to having you back. Latest special: free glass of dessert wine with every dessert ordered from our menu. Tempted? Thanks again for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place right after the CHCH earthquake of Feb 2011. The food, atmosphere and especially the beer (best in CHCH we reckon) make it a favourite for us. Whenever we have visitors to CHCH we always tell them to head to Woolston for the best pizza and beer experience!

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Thank mrsrobinson1981
APTannery, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We feel privileged to have you with us regularly. Any suggestions you might have to improve our service are always welcome. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on Sunday for lunch the service was out to lunch I must say the waiter got all the coffees wrong but it was saved buy good food from the menu and the salad bar good portions tasty and fairly fast . The brewery was a good place for a light lunch the pizzas looked good as well.

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Thank usfey1
APTannery, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the timing reviewing our Brewery cafe & restaurant. We are sorry to hear your coffee orders got mixed up and we hope we've made up for it with the food and ambiance. We hope to welcome you back - maybe to try our Cassels & Sons craft beers? More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for lunch on a semi busy weekday it was our first visit here. we decided to try some of their cabinet food as it looked amazing tried a morrocan chicken wrap and a plate of salads too share along with a chicken and bacon ciabatta, best sandwiches we have ever eaten!! will return for another wrap as a... More 

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Thank kanta8
APTannery, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a detailed review and giving us a second chance to show how much we care about our service. We were sorry to hear that this wasn't up to standard and are looking forward to proof it on your next visit. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed both... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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332 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick pizza and beer. Slightly tardy service, but interesting toppings and lightning delivery even though they were quite busy. The Dunkel was pleasant too. Fitted the bill nicely. They also do starters and mains and desserts, but we wisely didn't participate - thank goodness as the pizza servings were generous.

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Thank samandhenry
APTannery, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Tripadvisor; we were glad to hear you have enjoyed both your beer and pizza. Thank you for pointing out that the service wasn't up to your expectation, we will be passing this on internally. We sincerely hope that we will have the opportunity of doing better next time. More 

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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

And bought the tee shirt! That combination of craft beer and wood-fired pizzas is always a winner for us, and these guys do a superb job of it. A great range of beers - their own and some impressive guest taps. And the pizzas were great; freshly made bases, thin and crispy with just the right amount of chewiness. The... More 

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APTannery, Sales & Marketing Manager at The Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we will pass it on within the team :-) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $19
Cuisine
New Zealand, Bar, Pizza, Italian, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Garlands Road | The Tannery, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 6433895359
Description
Cassels & Sons' Brewery café restaurant at The Tannery is famed for its relaxed family friendly atmosphere, extensive menu choice and medal winning craft beers. Come and watch the wood-fired copper kettle in action, concocting some famous Cassels & Sons unique brews. Just off the main routes to Lyttelton and Sumner it is the perfect stop for a gourmet wood-fired pizza, a fresh cafe salad or a hearty breakfast.

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