Town Tonic

Coffee Shop

Wine Bar


Another fresh and sexy food establishment by Jamie Bennett. A slick open space serving modern, seasonal and inspiring food daily.

About Us

Town Tonic | Phone 03 338 1150 | Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

335 Lincoln Road, Addington, Christchurch. At the base of the Moore Stephens Markham Building.

Opening hours for TT are

Monday to Friday 8am til late   Saturdays 8:30am til late   Sundays 8:30am til 3pm.

We are licenced to hold 69 people and have a liquor licence til 1am.
Situated conveniently close to the Court Theatre and also Horncastle arena and stadium for pre or post entertainment dining.
Town Tonic can be hired as a venue. Venue fee may apply.
Executive chef and owner operator Jamie Bennett likes to change up the menu regularly.  Check out our Menu online but note it cdoes change.. Check out our daily breakfast, lunch and dinner blackboard deals. Watch out for our monthly degustations and events.

Keep up to date with whats going on by following us on Facebook/TownTonic or instagram@TOWNTONIC,




 Brunch Menu 

 available until 2.30pm 


Homemade Granola - fruit compote, yoghurt $15


Coconut Banana Porridge - quinoa, oats, banana, fruit jam, sorbet (vegan) $17


Free Range Eggs your way on buttered Vic’s Bread $12.50 


Next Level Avocado – tomato salsa, poached egg, bacon, seeds, toast $21.50


Vegan Avocado - tomato salsa, seeds, nuts, toast, broccoli $18.50


Turkish Eggs - Greek yoghurt, chilli butter, herbs , toast $18.50


Huevos Racheros - Mexican baked beans, pico de gallo, tortilla, two fried free range eggs OR mke it vegan with a tofu scramble $18.50


Vegan Breakfast Quesadillas - bean puree, tomato salsa, raw cashew sour cream, chipotle sauce, quinoa, avocado, broccoli $21.5


Fish Cakes - poached eggs, tarragon hollandaise, salmon, banging herbs $24.5


Pulled Pork Benedict - kale tips, eggs, apple salad, hollandaise, almonds $24.5


The Fungi Scramble - mushrooms, scrambled eggs, herb, toast, pinch of chilli, feta $21.50


Banana Bread - lemon curd, icecream, banana, walnut, berry jus $19.50


Braised Meat Open Sandwich - pickled onion, fries, chipotle aioli $21.50


House Cut Chips - aioli, herb salt $9



Bacon $6

Salmon $7

Mushrooms $6

Avocado $5

Baked Beans $5

Egg $3








Available from 12 noon - late




Sunday roast lamb croquette, mint, pickled carrot $14.50

Green lipped mussels, garlic, herbs, fennel, chilli, toast $19.50

Fish cakes, salmon, escabeche, tarragon hollandaise, salmon egg $24.50

Silver Fern Farms awards dish....cured venison, goats cheese, beetroot, hazelnut granola $24.50

Rogue Society Gin cured Ora King salmon, tonic jelly, lemongrass cream, pickled lemon $24.50

Fresh house made spaghetti, green pesto, garlic, parmesan $18.50

- add seafood $25.50

Town Tonic fried chicken, chilli lime yoghurt $18.50

Spicy black pepper tofu, greens, seeds and nuts $17.50

Pressed pulled pork, aioli, apple almond salad, chicken crackle $19.50

Seafood bowl, fennel, saffron, creamy aioli $21.50

Chicken parfait, red wine prunes, toast, almonds, seeds $18.50


Salads / Comestibles


Spiced cauliflower, almond, citrus, goats curd, chilli $18.50

Harissa carrots, almonds, herbs, cashew cream $18.50

- add scallops $25.50

Grilled broccoli, Caesar dressing, hazelnut, oats, anchovy, parmesan $19.50

Asparagus, poached egg, caper crumbs, tarragon dressing $20.50

Logans greens, granny smith, avocado, mozzarella, buttermilk, strawberry, asparagus $19.50

- add crispy cured meat $24.50

Marianos chorizo, ripped bread, white anchovy, herbs, tomato $21.50

Tandori spiced kumara wedges, citrus, herbs, nuts, lemongrass cream $17.50









From 5:00pm




Cured Ora King salmon, lemongrass cream, cured mushroom, sourdough crackers $9.50

Arancini pea and mozzarella balls $14.50

Barrys Bay blue cheese naan $9.50

Town Tonic marinated olives $9

Chipotle scallops, herbs $12.50

"Like it raw" meat or seafood of the day, toast $18.50

"The Cure" sliced cured meat, chutney, toast $16.50

Raw aspagarus and fennel $8.50


Larger plates

(serves 2-4 people) 

Lemon and herb marinated free range chicken, asparagus, chipotle (allow 30min cook time) half $32/whole $60

Wakanui beef short ribs, pickled onion, jus, green $42

Whole lamb shoulder, naan bread, yoghurt dip, harissa carrots $120


Sweet Treats/Desserts

"Jess our amazing import will create desserts for you "

($10 Dessert Happy Hours Thursday - Saturday 2:30pm - 4:30pm *selected desserts)

Chocolate $17

Strawberry $16

Vegan dessert $18

Barrys Bay blue cheese, crackers, paste $18

Ice cream or sorbet onbiscuit $4

Dessert tasting menu to share $35



Special Dining Experiences


Chefs bench Tasting menu, table for two on the chefs pass available from 6pm, Tuesday - Saturday ( bookings essential and only available on evenings head chef is working) $110pp with wine match $150


Tasting menu, a monthly changing menu created by Chef Jamie Bennett and Town Tonic Team $95 pp bookings essential


Freestyle Monday $60 last Monday of each month at 6:30pm. A creative kitchen for creative souls, bookings essential.


Thursday Vegetarian/ Vegan four course tasting menu

(Bookings essential for Vegan ) $50


Live Music - "Toast & Jam" Every Friday evening 8:30pm, with local musicians/DJs and matched food specials.... free entry, bookings recommended


Dessert Happy Hours

Thursday - Sunday, 2:30pm - 4:30pm (Sunday 2pm - 3pm) $10 dessert specials $10





Champagne/vintage champagne/sparkling

Henkell Trocken dry sec 200ml, Germany

NV Aimery Grande Cuvee 1531 Brut, France

Quartz Reef Cuvee NV, Central Otago 

Quartz reef methode traditionnelle Rose, Central Otago 

Pol Roger brut reserve, Champagne 

Charles Heidsieck brut reserve NV, Champagne

2000 Sir Winston Churchill Pol Roger, Champagne

1995 Charles Heidsieck Blanc Des Mellenaires, Champagne

“He who doesn't risk never gets to drink champagne”


Personal favourites


Bellbird Spring Sous Voile 500ml, Waipara

2015 Tongue in Groove, "little stomper' Orange, Waipara

2015 Unico Zelo Dolcetto cherry fields, Adelaide Hills

2010 Pegasus Bay Pinot Noir Jeroboam, Waipara

2015 Bellbird Spring Home Block white, Waipara

2016 Pasquale Balck Star Field Blend, Waitaki

2014 Astrolabe Sleepers Vineyard Albarino, Marlborough

2012 Pasquale Viognier, Waitaki Valley

white wines

Here at Town Tonic we offer two glass sizes, 125ml,250ml & bottle


2016 Astrolabe Beacon Hill Rose Marlborough

2016 Weaver estate summer rose, Central Otago


2013 Tongue in Groove, Waipara

Pinot Gris

2015 Greystone, Waipara

2015 Valli, Central Otago


2014 Elephant Hill, Hawkes Bay

2012 Pasquale Chardonnay, Waitaki

2015 Clearview Coastal, Hawkes bay

Sauvignon Blanc

2016 Astrolabe, Awatere

2016 Blackenbrook, Nelson

2013 Pegasus Bay Sauvignon Semillon, Waipara

red wines


2014 Chakana malbec, Argentina

2014 The Boneline cab Franc, Waipara

2013 Rey del Mundo Rioja, Spain

2014 Altecena tempranillo, Spain


2013 Johnny Q, Australia

2014 Elephant Hill, Hawkes Bay

2014 Dandelion Barossa, South Austraila

2014 Dandelion Mclaren Vale, South Australia

Merlot Dominant

2014 Elephant Hill Le Phant Rouge 

2010 Pegasus bay Merlot Cabernet Magnum, Waipara

Cabernet Dominant

2014 The Boneline Iridium cab merlot franc, Waipara

Pinot Noir

2014 Black Estate Dame Steep, Waipara

2014 Tongue in Groove "Cabel Vineyard" , Waipara

2014 Valli Bendigo Vineyard, Central 

2013 Ostler blue house vines, Waitaki

2012 Pisa Range black poplar, Central Otago


One hand pull which changes, bottled beers from Wigram Brewery, light beer and cider


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