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, match a local, seasonally influenced and sustainably sourced ingredient driven menu with professional and friendly service. Pescatore, Christchurch’s original seafood dining experience.

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


Art Science & Cuisine Dinner

Pescatore is the proud sponsor of the National Tableware Exhibition to be hosted at the Christchurch Musuem. 

On the opening night Wednesday 13th June Pescatore is hosting a degustation 5 course dinner with wine match for only $130 per person, and the winning piece from the Tableware Exhibition will be on display.    Our Chef de Cuisine Ryan Henley and Executive Chef Antony Page are assisting in the judging of the premier award piece.

Enjoy the best of local cuisine, service, wine and art with this collaboration between ceramic artists and chef. 

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What our patrons say

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.

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.

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