Christchurch's Finest



Indulge in some of the region’s finest culinary creations from local chefs, producers and food enthusiasts. There’s so much to discover within the 1900’s replica town centre and each stall offers a completely different experience. Everything from vegan delights to BBQ goodness, Korean fried chicken, smoked fish, fresh salads, dumplings and so much more… Plus, we’ve got some delightful cocktails you’ll want to try. Have a nosey at all our exciting vendors below:

smokey t's
Smokey T's

American style BBQ at its best! Smokey T's serves some of Christchurch's juiciest smoked meats.

Grizzles Goodness
Grizzly Baked Goods

The best sweet treats in town, expect filled donuts, croissants and pastries you didn't even know existed.

empire chicken
Empire Chicken

The crispiest, tastiest fried chicken you’ll ever encounter, paired with burgers, slaw, potatoes and waffles. We really can’t think of a better combination.

kung fu dumplings
Kung Fu Dumplings

Authentic Kathmandu ‘Momo’ Dumplings that are big on flavour! Funky rooster, buffalo style beef and vegan kale and kumara served with peanut or tomato chili sauce.

tiki taco
Tiki Taco

Traditional homemade Mexican favourites, such as soft shell taco, burrito, nachos, quesadilla, chips & salsa and more! They also make our own tortillas and fire roasted hot sauce.

The Laboratory

Local fave, The Laboratory will be serving up hot sandwiches, coffee-spiced pulled lamb, tandoori chicken, slow-cooked pork shoulder and a selection of tapas. Plus, there’ll be gluten-free and vegetarian options available.

richard till
Richard Till's Real Food

Delicious meals made with quality ingredients, skill and aroha. Richard Till is known for pre-prepared meals designed for those who are short on time, but big on quality.

steampunk laboratory
Steampunk Laboratory

Bringing their famous Korean Cupbob to spice up the festival, Steampunk is known for succulent marinated BBQ meat, crunchy veg and rice topped with their signature sauce.

The Vagabond Chefs

A modern take on street food with an Asian twist.

sams sando bar
Sam's Sando Bar

Inspired by the glorious union of the Portuguese technique, Central European tradition a beautiful Japanese misunderstanding of the purpose of Worcestershire sauce and a taste for bread developed during US occupation; the katsu sando takes a crumbed pork cutlet (or chicken), mayo and tonkatsu sauce and piles it all together between sliced white bread.

green dinner table
Green Dinner Table

Vegan goodness in Christchurch, Green Dinner Table empowers people to make changes to their health and environment through a plant based diet. Enjoy kimchi grilled cheese with rum and coke bbq sauce, seared avocado, dukkah, fried lentils and tahini with sumac flat breads.

Pure Pulp

All about organic, local and in season, Pure Pulp will be serving roast veggie wraps, vegan, gluten-free power detox salads and a variety of raw slices alongside organic fruit and vegan ice cream.


New Zealand’s most innovative and sustainable cafe, Bearlion respects the journey from seed to plate and nose to tail. Look out for wholesome products with no artificial additives and without refined white flour or sugar, nitrates and preservatives. 2018. Respecting the journey from seed to plate and nose to tail.

herba gourmet
Herba Gourmet

A fresh take on classic dishes with beautiful garden herbs and locally sourced ingredients. Herba is known for healthy nutritious meals and treats on the go. Choose from fresh fish, slow cooked beef, or fragrant falafel and pair it with delicious hand cut chips or superfood salads. They’ve also got gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, soy free, vegetarian and vegan options and coeliac options to cater to all diets.

utopia ice
Utopia Ice

Handcrafted small batch ice cream, sorbet and frozen coconut cream. Their mission is to make the world better, one scoop at a time.

cakes by anna
Cakes By Anna

One-off creations, made with care and creativity from scratch using fresh, local, seasonal produce and top notch ingredients. Cakes by Anna is honest, good looking, and unpretentious.

bohemian bakery
Bohemian Bakery

An amazing selection of sandwiches with fermented vegetables and various fillings made with sourdough bread, selection of gourmet sweet and savoury pastries. Everything made from scratch!

Eat NZ Pop Up Chefs
Eat NZ Pop Up

Eat NZ will host a pop-up dining experience that plans to give voice to some of the current issues facing New Zealand food. Collaborating with three local chefs, this food hall will serve dishes that continue to challenge thinking about the food on our plates.

The Rolling Om

A street food truck that serves the best quality tasty and healthy wraps. Customers choose among different fillings such as avocado and feta, kumara and black beans, free range chicken or slow cooked pork belly. All wraps are served with fresh and seasonal vegetables, hand-crafted hummus, yogurt sauce and honey mustard. Seeking out exceptional produce from artisan suppliers to create a healthy and innovative menu using of organic, free range, eco-friendly and sustainable whenever possible.

...And many more to be announced!