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“Must try - FFC! Excellent Service!”

Fiddlesticks Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #19 of 1,055 Restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $27
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Sophisticated, sociable and relaxed, Fiddlesticks Bar & Restaurant is Christchurch's newest retreat. This distinctive centrally located restaurant and bar provides an inviting atmosphere in which to while away some time. Watch the street side activity while soaking up the ambiance in front of a roaring outdoor fire in our well sheltered courtyard, or join friends in one of the intimate dining spaces.Providing in-season, sensational local fare, the talented kitchen crew offer up a menu of beautifully cooked tasters and intriguing meals. Open from 8am for coffee and pastries, with a full menu served from 11am, or from 9am for brunch on weekends - Fiddlesticks is the perfect place to kick back and unwind in the heart of our city.
Reviewed July 11, 2014

Went for dinner and was very lucky to get a table without a reservation as the restaurant looked pretty packed from outside.

We had bread for starters and they were served warm and moist, just the way I like it. But do take note that the portion can be rather big for 2 persons. The Fiddlesticks Fried Chicken was definitely the highlight of the night, it paired exceptionally well with the tomato chutney. For mains, I had the Rose Veal Sirloin which was superb; the meat was well flavoured and tender. I also ordered the Duck Fat Roast Rosemary Potatoes as my sides. It was disappointing as the potatoes were not crispy, in fact, they were a tad dry and hard.

Service staffs were friendly and attentive. Overall, I had a good dining experience at Fiddlesticks!

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Reviewed June 26, 2014

sat by the fire place. had the mystery feast for two YUMMY. good value for money couldnt' FINISH the thing yum yum

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Reviewed June 16, 2014

A very friendly venue, walking distance from the very centre, with excellent food presentation and subtle variations on more standard menus.

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Reviewed June 16, 2014

Group of 4 and everyone enjoyed the food, cocktails and good service. Interesting menu with fresh produce cooked well.

Thank Wawata
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Reviewed June 5, 2014

We have just enjoyed probably one of the best restaurant meals we've had in our own city for many years! The food was fantastic and the service impeccable ! Back to the "pre - earthquake" era ! We will definitely be back.

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