Local. at Riccarton House, Restaurant and Venue

Table setting at Local Restaurant   Local Restaurant indoors

Local. Day-time Restaurant

Local. restaurant is open Monday to Friday and Sunday from 9am to 4pm.

The menu is wholesome, rustic and very seasonal, with the dishes often changing daily. Much of the ingredients are sourced from the Saturday Farmers’ Market which was started by the owners of the restaurant over 10 years ago.

Enjoy a delicious lunch or coffee and cake by the fire with friends, or outside in the Rose Courtyard by the Avon River in the summer.

Bookings are advisable. Phone 03 348 6190 or email  info@localatriccartonhouse.co.nz. Head to their website for more information – www.localatriccartonhouse.co.nz.

Weddings and Private Events

Riccarton House is one of Christchurch’s premier wedding and event venues. Stunning grounds for ceremonies and photos, with receptions either inside the house or in a marquee on the Marquee Lawn.

The homestead is also available for private events such as celebration dinners, cocktail parties and wine degustation dinners.

Corporate Events

Riccarton House has a private room available to book for off-site meetings. Book a few hours or the whole day. Corporate packages are available. Audio visual equipment can be supplied if required.

Contact the Events Manager, Lauren, to enquire.

Opening Hours

Day-time restaurant:

  • Monday to Friday: 9am – 4pm
  • Sunday: 9am – 4pm

All other times by private booking.