Hours: Monday – Sunday: 8.00 am – 4.00 pm (Kitchen closes 2.30 pm; cabinet available later)

Phone: 03 338 3530

Enjoy the unique atmosphere of this beautifully restored heritage building


Serving up breakfast and lunch, Bunsen is the newest addition to the Switch Espresso Family. We have taken inspiration from the history of the building and created a chemistry den style establishment. We are offering top quality products and service in a casual environment. Bunsen is a licenced venue and we serve a variety of New Zealand wines, beers and cider. We serve a full brunch menu that we adapt with the seasons, daily-changing specials and also a fully stocked cabinet for lighter meals, sweet treats and options for those on the go. There are four different areas for seating; the sun-drenched courtyard on Worcester Boulevard where you can watch the Tram roll by; the upstairs mezzanine area which is perfect for large groups and functions; our downstairs area where you can be a part of the buzz; and a couple of highly sought after tables in the North Quad of the Art Centre, perfect for soaking up the beautifully restored heritage buildings

2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8013


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