These Rooftops Are The Perfect Summer Hangout In Christchurch

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Best Rooftops Restaurants Bars Christchurch

Summer is an excellent time to take advantage of Christchurch’s rooftops, against the backdrop of the city skyline, with epic views. So, whether you’re seeking to sip cocktails in the sun, to indulge on delicious meals at nightfall, or just hangout with friends…these fantastic Christchurch rooftops are the places to beat.

1. Pink Lady Rooftop

This chic rooftop bar is a popular place to visit on Manchester Street. Perched on the seventh floor of the Muse Hotel, it offers incredible 360-degree views of Christchurch. Grab your favourite cocktail, chow down on some bar bites while you watch the sunset, and laugh the evening away with friends. Additionally, it’s a great date idea in Christchurch.

📍 Level 7/159 Manchester Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

2. Mr Brightside Rooftop Bar

Summer Best Rooftops Christchurch
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Another delightful rooftop bar atop of the iconic Public Trust Building. This hidden gem plays host to some spectacular views, featuring DJ specials paired with shared platters, OTT juicy burgers, plenty of creative cocktails, delicious beers, and much more. Certainly, it’s the perfect place to unwind.

📍 152 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

3. Engineers Bar

Prior to the pandemic, this Gastrobar was the place to be for the ultimate rooftop party. It boasts Christchurch’s biggest dancefloor, and offers the perfect summer hangout. Whatever time of day, chillout on cosy furniture, unwinding to the music, topped with tasty cuisine and refreshing beverages. Definitely, one of the best rooftops in Christchurch for getting rowdy.

📍 178 Saint Asaph Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

Words by Megan Zara Walsh

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