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A foodie's guide to Westfield Riccarton

Westfield Riccarton is home to all your foodie cravings, packed with a range of tantalising local restaurants, cafes, and more, made for all tastes and hunger-levels. Whether you’re craving fried chicken, are a vegetarian, rounding up the kids for Sunday pancakes or putting on a spread at home for friends, here are some of our favorites. We can confirm, they're all very, very tasty.

When you want to be waited on

There are times you just want to lie on the couch with a burger. And then there are days you want to get dressed, get out, and have someone do the cooking and dishes for you. Whether you’re catching up with mates, scheduling a much-needed date night or meeting the girls for brunch, there’s a spot for everyone.

Best for brunch:

Best with friends:

Best for date night:

When you want to be in n’ out

Low on time but high on hunger? We’ve got you with the best takeaway options and quick bites. Pick up sushi, salad, sandwiches and a fresh juice or if you're more hungry than that, treat yourself to a <juicy burger, dumplings or Mexican bowl> and more cuisines than you can poke a fork at. Lots of options cater to meat-free, dairy-free or gluten-free needs, too.

Best for something fast n' fresh:

Best for a hearty chow down:

When you’ve got the kids in tow

Sure, there are a few more things to consider when dining with kids: Are the iPads packed? Does the menu cater to fussy tastebuds or dietary requirements? But with so many dine-in and takeaway options, it can be a stress-free experience. Gather up the fam for a bite to eat, before heading to the movies or an arcade (with an ice-cream in hand, of course).

Best for families:

When it’s time for dessert (so, always)

What your dentist doesn’t know won’t hurt him. Whether you’re satisfying your late night sweet tooth, finishing a dinner date or keeping the kids occupied for an hour, you can’t go past one of our many dessert hang-outs.

Best for sweet tooths:

When you want to level up your cooking

Take a walk through our centre and you’ll find independent grocers, specialty stores and hidden gems serving worldly goods, hard-to-find ingredients and other delicacies.

Best for showing off your culinary prowess:

For loads of recipe inspiration >

When you’re putting on a feast of epic proportions

With catering options available at loads of restaurants, you can have a slice of Westfield dining at home. These options are all about impressing the crowd with less stress.

Best for fuss-free catering options:

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