Horse & Jockey Christchurch Guide

Though it opened only a few years ago in 2017, the Horse & Jockey has become extremely popular among racing fans due to the facilities it offers. The sports bar also has pokies machines and is located at 8, Yaldhurst Road in the Upper Riccarton area of Christchurch in New Zealand.

Villa Maria College, Lone Star Cafe & Bar Riccarton, Ilam Gardens, New World Supermarket Ilam, Bush Inn centre, BurgerFuel, St Peter’s Anglican Church, Countdown Church corner are some of the landmarks in the local area.

Leslie street, Hansons lane, Auburn avenue, Harper avenue, Rudleigh avenue, Riccarton Road are some of the main roads in the area. The pub is open from 9 am to 11 pm 7 days a week.

About the Horse & Jockey Christchurch

The sports bar has a large number of television screens installed so that customers can watch their favorite sports teams and players in action in addition to horse races and greyhound races. Football, rugby, NRL, UFC, V8 Supercars, boxing matches, horse races and more are shown on the TVs at the bar.

Customers who enjoy betting, can use the full TAB facilities which are provided to place bets. They can place tote or fixed odd bets for different kinds of horse races like thoroughbred, harness and greyhound races. There are 18 gaming machines installed for those who like playing pokies machines. They can also meet new people and make friends as it’s a friendly style local pub.

Menu & Eats of Note at Horse & Jockey 

One of the most popular features of the pub, is the food available, which is prepared by the expert chefs. The food available includes slow cooked meats in American style, back ribs, pulled pork, smoked meats. A wide range of salads are also available.

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Fries are priced at $7, waffle fries cost $8, pulled pork croquettes cost $13, and a bar platter is available for $24. On some days muffins and coffee combo is available for $6.5. On some days steak nights are held when two steaks are available for the price of one. The chefs can cater to special diets if required so just ask.

Main Menu Sample Horse & Jockey Christchurch

The Best Pizzas in Christchurch

If you were looking for the best pizza in Christchurch look no further as the Horse & Jockey in Christchurch is your go-to venue.  Try the Pollo Funghi or the Italia, you will not be disappointed.

The Drinks and Events

The pub offers a wide range of tap beers like Carlsberg, Speight and Asahi to complement the food. There more brands available in the bar. On some Sundays, drinks are available at discounted rates. The rates are house wines and cruisers for $5 each, a jug of the the house draft beer is priced at $8. Bottles of beer cost $7. Prices may change……

On special sporting occasions like the New Zealand Trotting Cup and Melbourne cup, the pub is holding special events with prizes. In addition to the best dressed prize, there are spot prizes, bar tab vouchers, and betting vouchers which can be won by customers who are present.

Functions and Catering

In addition to providing food and drinks for regular customers, it also offers catering for functions and events at any place in Christchurch. It can provide catering for a wide range of events like workplace shouts, birthday parties, special anniversaries, engagement celebrations, graduation functions, leaving parties.

Depending on the requirement of the clients, the chefs at the Horse & Jockey can provide smoked meats, a range of side dishes and fresh salads. Both onsite and off site catering can be arranged at great rates.

Pokies and TAB Gaming at Horse & Jockey Christchurch

The Horse & Jockey Christchurch has 18 terrific poker machines games for customers, it’s a must visit local New Zealand pokies gaming and TAB lounge venue for some excitement in the Upper Riccarton, Christchurch area. You can play all the best Aristocrat pokies machines and they have all the latest Lightning Link pokies games to have a crack on.

*One of  the best local pokies gaming lounges, TAB and sports pub venues in the Upper Riccarton, Christchurch  area*

Summary Notes

One of the reasons why the pub is extremely popular is the high quality and delicious food which is offered. It is a go-to venue in the area for some sports watching, a cold beer or a bit of pokies gaming.

Horse & Jockey Christchurch Opening Hours

7 days from early to late


Phone 0800 813 813
Horse and Jockey Christchurch Website

Map and address

Horse and Jockey
8 Yaldhurst Rd, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041

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