Award-winning Christchurch establishments

The Canterbury Hospitality Awards are our way of bringing the industry together and giving one big fist pump to the chefs, baristas, managers, suppliers, bartenders, caterers and everyone else doing a bangin’ job in Canterbury’s hospitality scene.

Here are some of the award-winning establishments from the 2020 awards.

27 Steps

Twenty Seven Steps

Phone: 03 366 2727

We are in hospitality because we want to look after people, we want every single person who climbs up our stairs to leave satisfied. Sharing a meal has been an intrinsic part of human nature since the beginning of time, and we would love to have you share one with us.

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Ma Maison

Phone: 03 304 7668

Sea. Food.Sea. Ma Maison is one of Akaroa's hidden gems.

The dining area is decked out with an open fire and bi-fold doors, so the breathtaking waterfront views overlooking Daly's wharf and the Akaroa Harbour remain uninterrupted.

Our menu is a culinary expression of this region. The focus is on freshness and simplicity, using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. Our intent is to create a delicious home cooked meal worth leaving your own house to enjoy.

We're open for Breakfast, Lunch and a la carte Dining from 11.00am.

Inati Clams


Phone: 03 390 1580

Inati, a place that invigorates dining with a sense of excitement and theatre. A place that is not special because it needs to be, but simply because it is.

Simon Levy is a highly skilled chef who takes the freshest local ingredients and prepares them with elegance and simplicity. Classically trained in the French style, Simon's passion and perfectionism will be evident in the dishes he prepares. Simon's food is fun and comes with years of experience behind it.

Fun dining, not fine dining is Simon's ethos!

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Smokey T's

Phone: 0210 260 3967

Smokey T’s brings low and slow BBQ to Christchurch from Thursday til Sunday at 314 Cashel St. Award-winning pit master Tristin Anderson serves premium 10 hour smoked brisket, 6 hour smoked pork belly, 7 hour smoked pulled lamb and 2 hour smoked jerk chicken in tacos, burgers and platters as well as classic ribs and delicious sides. Available for bookings, functions and offsite catering.



Phone: 03 377 4336

A speakeasy style Bar housed in the most beautiful heritage building in Cathedral Square, Christchurch. Just down the hall you will find Parlour Cocktail Bar, Woodwards Barber Shop & the OGB Suites. Overlooking Cathedral Square is a charming outdoor Courtyard. Ol' fashioned service, Live Music and carefully crafted food & drinks.

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Black Estate

Phone: 03 314 6085

A winery, tasting room and restaurant, Black Estate is famous not only for its organic and biodynamic wines but its refreshing approach to food.

Locally sourced and organic produce gets turned into seasonal lunches every day of the week at this Waipara eatery.

Khmer Angkor

Khmer Angkor Restaurant

Phone: 03 327 4042

Cambodian Restaurant specialising in noodles, soups, satays, fresh spring roll and many more dishes.

In the heart of Kaiapoi.

Catering and karaoke is available.

Restaurant Association of New Zealand
45 Normanby Road, Mt Eden, Auckland
PO Box 8287, Symonds Street
Auckland, New Zealand
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