Getting to DramFest 2018:


DramFest 2018 takes place once again at the Horncastle Arena, which is situated just 15 minutes from the centre of Christchurch.

Below are a couple of hotels / Motels that we can recommend both in the area and in Christchurch:

Ibis Hotel
107 Hereford Street
Christchurch Central

Crowne Plaza
764 Colombo Street
Christchurch Central

Cathedral Square
Christchurch Central

Centre Point on Colombo
859 Colombo Street
Christchurch Central

Colombo in the City
863 Colombo Street
Christchurch Central

Drams & dining in Christchurch:

We've got some great wee whisky bars, pubs and restaurants in Christchurch, so if you're looking for somewhere to go, here are some places that whisky enthusiasts might enjoy exploring:

Whisky Galore - Service, selection and expertise from the organizers of DramFest. Over 800 whiskies in-store.
834 Colombo Street

Boo Radley's - A local bar with the largest selection of Bourbon and other American whiskey's in New Zealand.
Level 1, 98 Victoria Street

Mamma Hooch - Eatery & bar just down the road from Whisky Galore
817 Colombo Street

WHET - A new gin & whisky bar in central Christchurch
151 Cambridge Terrace

The Last Word - Whisk(e)y and cocktail lounge
31 New Reagent Street

Saggio di Vino - One of Christchurch's best fine dining restaurants
179 Victoria Street

Pomeroy's on Kilmore - One of Christchurch's most famous pub's. An extensive craft beer range and good hearty food are always on offer.
292 Kilmore Street

Cafe Valentino - Stone-fired pizza's & hearty Italian food
168 St. Asaph Street

Vesuvio - An intimate wine, tapas and jazz bar
4 Papanui Road

Canterbury Cheesemongers - Great cheeses to pair with great drams
301 Montreal Street in the Arts Centre Registry