132 Oxford Terrace,

the little fiddle

our restaurant and menus are inspired by true irish culture and contemporary recipes

A venue to restore all faith in true Irish culture, live music, outstanding fare and designed to entertain to the fullest.

With a gambling loss and a stolen horse in Dunedin, saved from a robbery by a dwarf on the gold fields, a Burgess Gang encounter up the Buller Gorge, Arthur shooting a saddle bag off a horse containing a little fiddle, meeting flossie a little fiddler in Kaikoura and employing Paddy ‘the Cook’ at the Hurunui Hotel, he finally arrived in Christchurch where he built the Little Fiddle.

After a lot of fiddling, little Arthur was born, and with a new pussy called ‘diddle’ who he taught how to fiddle, the best Irish Bar was here to stay! Enjoy Paddy’s fare and all manner of libations the Little Fiddle has continued to offer. Always feel welcome to pop in for a Little Fiddle.

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Welcome To Paddy’s

fresh irish grocery serving you the absolute very best in takeway food till late

Paddy’s brings you good food till late 7 days a week. Paddys Rolls and Poutine are available till the wee hours to takeaway and fill your belly.

Also available for your lunch orders on the go or for your next office shout. For larger groups, our function area is available to bookings so take a look at what we can offer get in touch.

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a little bit of

live music

Fri 12th Apr


10PM – 1AM

Sat 13th Apr

Rocky Road

10PM – 1AM

Sun 14th Apr

Keenan’s Duo

From 2PM

a little bit of

live sport

Fri 12th Apr

Crusaders vs Highlanders


Sat 13th Apr

Warriors vs Rabbitohs


Sat 13th Apr

Blues vs Chiefs


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