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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” (29 reviews)
“mussels” (20 reviews)
“crepes” (12 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
23 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

At 5pm my partner decided she wanted to have dinner out on Valentines Day...... At that time of the evening trying to secure a booking on Valentines evening l knew it wasn’t going to be easy. I called one of my favorite restaurants “Cook ’n’...More

1  Thank 29rosier
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Had a booking for a Saturday night at 7.30 pm. Restaurant was reasonably full when we arrived, but we were greeted immediately and shown to our table that I had booked online earlier in the week. The service was very good and the waiter very...More

1  Thank smjd1
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed. After reading reviews was expecting much more. Food average. Pork belly was dry and needed more sauce. Venison was ok but nothing to rave about. Friday night and the place was empty.More

Thank Clare B
corker9, Owner at Cook'n' With Gas, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2018

Thanks Claire B for taking the time to write your first ever review, dry pork belly is a big call, I don,t suppose when your meals were checked by the wait staff you bothered asking for more sauce? We're glad you found the venison ok,...More

Reviewed January 23, 2018

The service here is very good. Welcoming and attentive. Our waiter made sure I had the vegan option by asking the chef to amend some of the dishes. I am very grateful for this and the food was delicious. They had a nice range of...More

1  Thank TrPhre
Reviewed January 19, 2018

Dinner in ChristChurch. We got a late start and stopped at three restaurants in Christchurch. Cook N With Gas was on our list. We stopped in and were told they were running a little slow and dinner might be a wait. It was nice to...More

1  Thank Joe A
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Excellent dinner bistro with interesting menu, excellent service in a charming locale that has quite a nice bar/patio vibe out back. We loved the braised beef and the turkey/lamb combo. The desserts were good as well. Our waiter, Husi, was spectacularly attentive! Definitely worth a...More

Thank ReillyPas
Reviewed December 20, 2017

The food was very good. I had the special fish that was very uniquely prepared. The menu is non-traditional, so it was a bit hard to make a choice with many unfamiliar items on it. I got lucky with my choice, but my wife wasn't...More

Thank dljhk
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Friends arranged a get together on Saturday night here, there was six of us, two pulled out late, this wasn't a problem for CWG,great service all night, they were busy but not stressed, I ordered the Festival Soup, which was seafood w hot n spicy...More

1  Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

The food are so tasty and delicious with excellent staff that serves and does their job really well! Well done.The owners are so accomodating and very nice.I will definitely recommend this to my friends and family! The ambiance is stunning with entertainer.No dull moments .Very...More

Thank Alphine joy T
Reviewed December 16, 2017

Rang at 5:30 for a table for four at 6:30 - asked to come in at 6 as there was a large group coming in at 6:30. Warned in advance that service might slow down at 6:30 - we noticed nothing. They were attentive, there...More

Thank Kerry M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $26
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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