Welcome To Torenhof!

Belgian Beer Cafe Torenhof is a Christchurch institution, serving the city's finest Belgian Beers and outstanding European-style cuisine, bar snacks and, of course, our world-famous mussels. Discover the old-world charm of our restaurant and bar, catch up with friends, celebrate a special occasion, host an event or just relax with an exceptional Belgian Beer, wine or cocktail. We look forward to welcoming you to The 'Hof!

Our weekly specials

Tuesday: Double Your Mussels*

Fri/Sat: 4 course wine/beer matched degustation $65 pp

Saturday: 2-4-1 Waffles*

Sunday: Kids Eat Free*

Tue-Fri: Happy Hours 4.30 - 6.30

* Find the details here

The ‘Hof’s Happy Hours

Enjoy our legendary two-hour Happy Hours at The ‘Hof Tue - Fri 4:30pm - 6:30pm.

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    Belgian Beer Café Torenhof will be hosting a spectacular six-course wine-matched degustation dinner featuring the first vintage of Brent Marris’ Leefield Station and Marlborough’s finest fare in August.

    One for gourmands and wine lovers alike, our exclusive pairing from, and celebration of, one of New Zealand’s favourite wine regions on Saturday 5 August offers the chance to taste the fruits of renowned winemaker Brett Marris (of Marisco Vineyard’s The Ned and The King’s Series) first release of wines under the Leefield Station label, including the multi award winning 2016 Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris from this exciting new winery and working farm nestled in Marlborough’s Waihopai Valley.

    Lucky diners will be able to experience an exquisite flight of premium wines across the entire Marisco brand portfolio alongside the new additions from Leefield Station, expertly matched to a unique and sensational seasonal menu created by our legendary executive chef Friedrich Wiesehutter.

    This not-to-be-missed evening of decadence, care of Marlborough’s finest drops and a six-course gastronomic odyssey, includes:

    Arrival wine: The Ned Pinot Rose 2016

    First course: Amchoor and fenugreek marinated lamb rump with creamed leek and pickled tomato
    Wine match: The Ned Pinot Noir 2016

    Second course: Ginger and garlic marinated Marlborough salmon on soba noodle salad with sesame lime dipping sauce
    Wine match: Leefield Station Sauvignon Blanc 2016

    Third course: Sorbet

    Fourth course: Beef cheek braised in red wine with shallots and sweet roasted pumpkin puree
    Wine match: King’s Wrath Pinot Noir 2016

    Fifth course: Baked grape ricotta, honey and walnut tart with grappa Anglaise and French vanilla bean ice-cream
    Wine match: The King’s A Sticky End Noble Sauvignon Blanc 2016

    Sixth course: Duo of Marlborough cheese with fig jam
    Wine match: Leefield Station Pinot Gris 2016

    In a coup for wine enthusiasts, we’ll also have Marisco Vineyard’s Sales Manager Tim Severne on hand to talk through each wine and masterful food match, provide tasting notes, answer any questions and share the back story of this exciting new addition to the New Zealand wine scene and other stories from the Marisco Vineyards.

    With this being one of the city’s finest degustation dinners, and given this is a strictly limited capacity dinner, we urge you to book early to avoid disappointment.

    The six-course degustation dinner with Marisco Vineyards and Leefield Station is on Saturday, 5 August at 7pm. Tickets are $125 per person.


    Contact the team at Belgian Beer Café Torenhof on (03) 377 1007 or info@nullbbcchch.co.nz to secure your spot.

    Belgian Beer Café Torenhof
    20 Durham Street, Sydenham
    (03) 377 1007

    * Terms and conditions apply, Jan Primus Promotions.



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