The Herb Centre,
223 Kilmore Street,
Christchurch Phone (03) 365 3011
A few minutes from the central business district, the
cafe adjoins a herbal dispensary and clinic. Entirely
vegetarian with vegan and gluten free dishes. They claim
to use 98% organic ingredients. Good wholesome food in
a homely atmosphere.
Mondays to Fridays 9am - 5.30pm
Saturdays 10 am - 4 p.m.
• vegan • gluten free
Forget Me Not Cafe
12, Wakefield Avenue,
Christchurch Phone (03) 326 6501
Closed down 30 August 2005 - Reopened as Sato Noodle House
Under the Red Verandah,
502 Worcester Street,
Christchurch, Phone (03) 381 1109
In an unlikely location five minutes from the city centre.
Wholesome cooking, befits its cottage decor and atmosphere
making this a popular lunch time venue. Use certified
organic meat and fresh produce whenever available. Selection
of vegetarian dishes
Chateau on the Park,
189, Deans Avenue,
Phone (03) 348 8999
Two kms from the city centre this informal, alfresco style
restaurant in the Chateau on the Park hotel offers a three
course organic menu at around $45.00 plus GST per person.
The menu is available only by arrangement to groups of
10 to 12 minimum. Their normal menu includes around half
a dozen vegetrian dishes.
Monday to Friday 6.00am - 10.30pm
Weekends and Public holidays 7am - 10.30pm
Take a break from browsing around Ballantynes, the "Grande Dame" of Christchurch department stores and drop in for coffee and gluten free goodies at JB's Cafe or The Contemporary Lounge. Gluten free cookies and slices $2.50 - $3.00 Fritatas $3.00
A travellers guide to keeping fit and healthy eating away
from home.Whether you are visiting on business or
holiday, back packer, corporate traveller or tourist,
Christchurch offers you a wealth of easily accessible
exercise and keep fit options.
From swimming pools and aquajogging, mountain biking and
on road cycling, roller blading or in line skating, jogging,
trail running, golf, yoga, pilates, through to gyms and
If you're eating out there's a choice of restaurants
and cafes serving vegetarian and organic or "Smart Choice",
Heart Foundation approved dishes.
If you're self catering you will find a wide range of
Heart Foundation approved low fat, low salt products
as well as certified organic produce in supermarkets and
specialist health food shops.