Bar & Brasserie, Copthorne Durham Street Hotel, cnr
Durham and Kilmore Streets,
Phone (03) 363 6646 to book
comfortable restaurant with friendly, helpful staff in
a busy commercial hotel. "Smart Choice" dishes on the
lunch time menu comprised two mains at $12.00, grilled
fresh mussels or a spinach salad served with onions, tomatoes
and avacado followed by a choice of two desserts at $8.00.
If you are a visitor to New Zealand, do try the local
green lipped mussels. They are delicious and huge
by comparison with their counterparts elsewhere in the
dinner menu offered a choice of two starters at $13 -
$14.00 and two mains at $24-$25.00. The mains were poached
chicken breast, deliciously "Thai", in a coriander, coconut
and chili broth, and fried salmon fillets. Desserts at
$8.00 were a choice of fresh fruits with a selection of
sorbets or Panna Cotta with lemon sorbet and mango couli,
an interesting combination of tastes.
6 am - 10.30 pm
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Chateau on the Park,
189, Deans Avenue
Phone (03) 389 8999
kilometres from the city centre, the Chateau on the Park;
has two restaurants offering "Smart Choice" options, the
informal Garden Court Brasserie and the fine dining Camelot.
Both restaurants offer a similar selection of "Smart Choice"
dishes but with higher prices at the Camelot. The Brasserie
menu had a soup at $7.50. Two entrees, grilled chicken
tenderloin $14.50 and Mediterranean vegetables in filo
pastry$16.50. The only main dish meeting the guidelines
was grilled salmon fillet $26.00. followed by a choice
of two desserts, chocolate and raspberry slice $7.50 and
rhubarb and apple crumble $8.00
Garden Court Brasserie
Monday to Friday 6.30am - 10.30pm
Weekends & Public Holidays 7am - 10.30pm
Tuesday to Saturday 6.30pm - 10.30pm Winter hours
Seven days a week 6.30pm -10.30pm Summer hours
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.