Christchurch's only 2 Hat Restaurant in the 2018 Cuisine Good Food Awards, Pescatore continues to earn its position as one of New Zealand's best contemporary dining experiences. The setting is luxurious and modern, offering a minimalist approach to formal dining that is thoughtfully comfortable and uncluttered. Perfect for those seeking fine dining restaurants in Christchurch.

decadent degustation event at Pescatore

A Decadent Degustation for two nights only

Friday 10 May and Saturday 11 May 2019 

Experience an evening of art-science-cuisine, chef collaboration and creative culinary combinations.

For true gastronomic aficionados, we present a decadent degustation package designed for paramount palate pleasure. 

The award-winning Pescatore Restaurant awaits you. Join us for delicious delights followed by six sumptuous courses of high quality fare, matched with hand-picked wines from Pegasus Bay Winery.

Collaborating Chefs: Cory Campbell and Peter Gunn 

Chef de Cuisine of Pescatore: Ryan Henley 

Price $240 per person including wine match. 

To book via EMAIL or ONLINE or phone the team on 03 371 0257


EASTER Closure - Pescatore is closed  Good Friday 19th April reopening Tuesday 23rd April for the observance of Easter holidays.

ANZAC Closure - Pescatore is closed on Thursday 25th April for the commemoration of Anzac Day. 


A collaboration between cuisine, art and science.

Pescatore, translating from Italian to ‘fisherman’ is an elegant, contemporary space with sweeping views over Hagley Park and the River Avon. In recognition of the restaurant’s name and legacy, the menu from Chef de Cuisine Ryan Henley and his team is predominately focused towards seafood. Pescatore continues to offer an exciting dining concept, enhanced by its stunning interior which is sure to turn heads and rejuvenate guests’ longstanding love affair with this iconic Christchurch restaurant.

Our team have created unique and contemporary dishes designed to satisfy the palate and all one’s senses. This passionate team, who have gained outstanding recognition; including being recognised in 2018 Cuisine Good Food Awards with 2 Hats, match a local, seasonally influenced and a sustainably sourced ingredient-driven menu with professional and friendly service. Pescatore, Christchurch’s original seafood dining experience is regarded as one of the best restaurants in Christchurch.

Pescatore does not offer a children’s menu.  Please consider 50 Bistro if you would like a family-friendly dining option.  

Please note all menus are indicative only, and some items may be subject to seasonal availability.

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What our patrons say

Great room, great service,great food, very comfortable decor, bathroom roomy with all the amenities,great service from the moment we arrived.

We stayed in one of the Park View suites. Amazing view though the autumnal willows to the Avon River. Truly wonderful colours as the sun set. The Park suites have to be one of the best hotel rooms in Christchurch.

Beautiful place, excellent service, comfortable room, not far for the center and excellent assistance with the information. I will recommend all passenger to visit The George.

You tick every single box, superb staff, wonderful room, amazing restaurant. Mum and Dad absolutely loved their stay with you. You spoilt them. From our family to yours, thank you!