With its flourishing steakhouse scene, Christchurch is constantly raising the steaks when it comes to serving up mouthwatering cuts, sensational sides, and meaty magic. Whether you’re on the hunt for the perfect date night hotspot, or a steak aficionado looking for a new flavor sensation, Christchurch has got you covered when it comes to incredible steakhouses!
From cozy gastropubs to sleek fine dining establishments, prepare your taste buds for a tantalizing time at Christchurch’s best steakhouses. So without further ado, here are some of the absolute best spots for those carnivorous cravings.
Jaba Grill and Bar serves up an unforgettable steakhouse experience in Christchurch. With its funky and inviting atmosphere, this modern go-to restaurant is perfect for date night or for celebrating a special occasion. You can even indulge in their 800gm Prime Steer Tomahawk, which was created to share and plated with your choice from the sides, sauces, and add-ons.
📍2/150 Lichfield Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Carlton Bar & Steakhouse is an absolute safe haven for steak enthusiasts in Christchurch. Prepare to have your tastebuds embark on a gastronomic journey as you devour their tender, succulent cuts of steak, cooked to absolute perfection and to your liking. The exceptional staff at Carlton provide top-notch service, embodying professionalism and dedication to ensure an unforgettable dining experience.
📍1 Papanui Road, Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
This go-to hotspot is a true treasure trove for meat lovers, nestled in the heart of Christchurch. From the moment you step inside, you’re engulfed by the warm ambiance that sets the stage for an unforgettable meal. Regardless of what cut of meat you fancy, there’s a scrumptious selection of sides at Bessie that are to die for, like their morish Duck Fat Potato Croquettes and delicious side salads.
📍Level 1/178 Saint Asaph Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
4. Lone Star
This popular but relatively small chain opened its first-ever location right here in Christchurch. Lone Star is located on our iconic Manchester Street and is known for its irresistible array of dishes, exquisitely crafted with delectable flavors that will transport your taste buds back in time. There’s an extensive selection of steak cuts on offer, but we recommend trying out their mouthwatering Redneck Ribs.
📍26 Manchester Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Specialising in South American grilling, El Fogón Grill in Christchurch is a carnivorous delight. The food here is truly exceptional, with every dish crafted to perfection. The Charcoal Grilled Sirloin is incredibly succulent, with an incredible selection of other meats on offer. With a vibrant atmosphere and impeccable service, what sets this place apart is their commitment to quality and attention to detail.
📍255 Saint Asaph Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
6. El Quincho
With a warm and inviting ambiance that’s delightful for a romantic evening or gathering with friends, El Quincho will magically transport your taste buds to Argentina with their meaty selection of fantastic BBQ. We recommend trying out their mouthwatering Rib Eye Steak, but be sure to order it with their flavorful chimichurri sauce, which is considered one of the best in the city.
📍96 Oxford Terrace, CBD, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
This sleek and stylish eatery is a must if you’re on the hunt for the best steakhouses in Christchurch. Sink your teeth into Bloody Mary’s succulent steaks, that are expertly cooked to perfection and bursting with flavor. The attentive and friendly wait staff will ensure that your every need is met, ensuring a memorable experience from start to finish.
📍30 Latimer Square, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
8. Styx & Stone
Satisfy your cravings for drool-worthy steak at Christchurch’s beloved Styx & Stone. From the succulent Rib-eye Steak to the mouthwatering nachos, adorned with oozy, melted cheese, the all-American fare is sure to please everyone at the table, with an extensive selection of dishes to choose from.
📍Main North Road, Northwood, Christchurch 8051, New Zealand
9. The Bealey
For an unforgettable dining experience that will tantalize your taste buds, The Bealey is a must-visit destination. Tucked away in the vibrant northeast corner of Christchurch’s bustling CBD, The Bealey is a hidden gem for those seeking a mouthwatering pub feast. Although the steak selection is small, many loyal locals consider their cuts an absolute must-try if you’re a steak connoisseur.
📍263 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Serving up exceptional food with fantastic service, Jimmy’s Smokehouse provides an alluring ambiance for a steakhouse feast. The rustic wooden interiors and unique table designs envelopes you in a cozy atmosphere from the moment you walk in. We suggest trying out one of the steaks but make sure you upgrade your side dish to their magical Mac ‘n Cheese.
📍95 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
So, be sure to sink your teeth into Christchurch’s sizzling steakhouse scene. With its impressive selection of top-notch establishments, these fantastic culinary destinations are sure to satisfy. So, gather your appetite and get ready to indulge in a carnivorous feast like no other. You can thank us later.