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Twenty Seven Steps

16 New Regent Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-366 2727
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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16 New Regent Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant is very convenient to the central city hotels. Our meals were great, with the chicken terrine entree being our favourite. Wine selection is good, with a lot able to be ordered by the glass. The service was probably what took it to 5...More

Thank 222bryanj
Reviewed yesterday

The concierge at our hotel complimented me on choosing 27 Steps and even better, it was just around the corner! I always worry about restaurants upstairs-irrational but we're all entitled to foibles...However, no need to worry as the room was warm and buzzy, the service...More

Thank lestendoux
Reviewed 3 days ago

We would have walked straight past this restaurant were it not for TA reviews but left glad that we searched it out. Booking appear essential as the restaurant was full but the staff are great at keeping everything moving smoothly. Food, drinks and service were...More

Thank Haxeytraveller
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were very fortunate to get a last minute table here, as you normally need to have a reservation. We did get there as they opened the doors and promised to be out in 90 minutes (as the table was reserved already). Service was good...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cute and cosy restaurant. Small dining area but does not feel overly crowded. Service was fantastic - waitress friendly and professional and clearly knew menu very well. Food was extremely high quality and well presented as well. Not super cheap but good value for the...More

Thank bethhodgson93
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our last night in Christchurch and we asked the local bar for a recommendation and he suggested this place. It is in a cool little street, worth visiting just to see the colourful building facades. food was delicious and service was very attentive....More

Thank Lee R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were really excited to check out this restaurant from all the reviews and from friends recommendations. We found the food and service to be very underwhelming and also rushed. Unfortunately just felt felt like a number and there were no special touches. First impressions...More

Thank F6251EXrachelh
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was family get together,celebrating several birthdays.The restaurant is suposidley fine dining ,at fine dining prices.We were informed that table turn around is 2 hours and your are out. Therefore we felt continually under the pump.I had the lamb as a main this was. So...More

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27Steps, Owner at Twenty Seven Steps, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi _paul_rowena, I am sorry you felt under the pump and rushed, it is never our intention for customers to leave unhappy. Without happy customers we have no business. We have never pitched ourselves as fine dining. We try to offer the best food and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Twenty seven steps is easily one of the best restaurants in Christchurch. Great service and excellent food paired with a good atmosphere makes it the perfect place for a dinner for two.

Thank Maikel350
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic service food and wine selection always. A “go to” place when going to The Issac Royal Theatre.

Thank 847sunshine
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Lynn K
29 October 2017|
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Response from Lynne L | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn’t say a young family restaurant but good for groups. Older family would be fine
2 May 2017|
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Response from retep42 | Reviewed this property |
Did not count how many steps, but if it is less than 27 you will get to the best little restaurant in New Regent Street, Christchurch that little bit sooner :-) !!
29 December 2016|
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Response from Sn0dancer | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't super expensive but not budget either.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 New Regent Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-366 2727
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