Can we all agree that pasta is one of the greatest comfort dishes ever made? From penne and linguine, stuffed pasta, lasagna and more, all drooling in sauces and toppings. Why not order the best pasta in Christchurch to celebrate World Pasta Day on October 25? Here’s six of the best pasta places in Christchurch, according to you on Instagram.
1. Tutto Bene
This well-known Italian restaurant has been delivering some of the best pasta to locals since 2002. With a 5-star rating, you can expect a fine selection of Italian-style pastas such as Cannelloni Fiorentina with spinach, ricotta, vegetables and Napoli sauce, Cheeky Gnocchi, crowd-pleasing Spaghettis and plenty more to satisfy the cravings.
📍192 Papanui Road, St Albans, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
Another authentic Italian dining spot serving exquisite pasta dishes in an intimate and cosy setting. All breads, pastas and gelato are made in-house with refreshing Italian wines available. Highlights include smoked Rigatoni Pollo, Spaghetti Di Mare with a range of seafood, stuffed Beef Ravioli, to name a few. Plus, there’s gluten-free and vegan options.
📍1 Hamill Road, Halswell, Christchurch 8025, New Zealand
3. Hell Pizza
According to you, this pizza place is hiding some of the best pasta dishes in Christchurch. Think customisable Penne Pastas as well as a beef and pork Lasagne. The best thing is you can get it all delivered to your doorstep!
Another 5-star reviewed Italian-style eatery and pizzeria located in Sydenham. Indulge on over 10 different types of hearty pasta dishes like Carbonara, Spaghetti Bolognese and many more favourites. Be sure to add desserts such as Tiramisu or Italian Chocolate Cake for extra pleasure.
📍150 Colombo Street, Sydenham, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
This award-winning Italian fusion kitchen is known for whipping up unique crafted pastas with inventive sauces. Founded in 2016, the folks at Chi Chi serve a range of pastas for different moods. For example, for comfort go for the Cream Based Pastas, for fragrance the Oil Based Pasta such as Squid Ink Linguine or for some fun Tomato Based Pastas.
📍270St Asaph St, CBD, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Expect delicious creative pastas, authentic pizzas and other Italian dishes at this gorgeous restaurant. Opt for the likes of Polpettine Di Maiale with pork meat balls or else seafood Linguine Marinara for something different. Certainly, the perfect place to curb your cravings this pasta day in Christchurch.
📍168 Saint Asaph Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
7. La Porchetta
Locals also adore this chain for a decent plate of pasta in Christchurch. With a variety of pastas, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Why not order a bundle to share at home with garlic bread, pizza and desserts for the ultimate movie night in.
📍20 Rotherham Street, Riccarton, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand