1851 Social Bar and Lounge - Crowne Plaza Christchurch 1851 Social Bar and Lounge - Crowne Plaza Christchurch

We should really start meeting like this…

Nestled behind the cosy fireplace in the Crowne Plaza lobby you’ll find Christchurch’s best kept secret: The 1851 Social bar and lounge, open daily from morning till late.

 It’s a haven for people looking to inject some luxury into their day. With an almost ‘007’ atmosphere (that only a hotel bar can truly provide), 1851 is perfect for a kick-off over coffee, a gossip over G&T’s or networking over Negronis. Nothing is off the menu, we can do it all. 

Then again if you’re just in for a cocktail and a club sandwich, no judgement, our All Day Dining menu is there for a reason. 

Behind the bar most nights is a fun and experienced bartender. With decades of mixology experience behind the counter, you can be sure the martinis are just as dry as the humour so even if you’re drinking alone you’ll feel anything but lonely. 

I851 Social Bar and Lounge: Opening Hours

We are open from 12pm until Late

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