The Papanui
Heart of the Northwest

Welcome to The Papanui

We are located at 310 Sawyers Arms Road in the Bishopdale/Harewood area. The Papanui provides various entertainment, two dining areas including the popular ‘all you can eat’ Nor’west Buffet, two large open plan bars, opening out to a beautifully landscaped courtyard.

We have a variety of fantastic facilities that provide fun and entertainment for our members, find out more on our activities page. The Papanui is affiliated with Clubs NZ and gives members the ability to visit over 300 other clubs in New Zealand. If you are a member of an affiliated club you are very welcome to use our facilities.

If you aren’t a member of a club, you are welcome to visit us and dine, a temporary membership is also available for only $5, and can be purchased at the club.

(Membership or affiliated membership is required for purchasing alcoholic beverages)

What's on every week

$10 Burger
Cheap feed
Bar near me
$10 Burger & Fries
Every Monday even on Public Holidays we serve our $10 Burger and Fries Special from 12pm.
Choose from Beef, Chicken or Vegetarian.
(offer open to all patrons)
Believe it or not Quiz Night$15 Wrap
Cheap feed
Bar near me
Quiz Night - 7pm
Christchurch's most popular weekly Quiz Night! Prizes randomly drawn for vouchers and goods. Start a team and enter for free.
$15 Wrap & Fries
Every Tuesday we serve our Wrap and Fries for only $15 from 12pm.
(offer open to all patrons)
Matches 2 for 1 Meal Deal on Wednesdays Only
Members 2 for 1 Meal deal all day
Buy two meals swipe your member's card and get the cheaper one free!
Wednesday 2 for 1 Menu
GST Free Thursday on food and beverages from 4pm till 7pmTower of Cash Draw Thursday 6pm
GST Free Work Shout 4pm - 7pm
Drinks and Nor’West Buffet
Tower of Cash Draw - drawn 6pm
$2 to enter
Raffles from 4pm
Members Cash Draw 6.30pm Friday, grab your entry at the bar for only $2
Members Cash Draw 6.30pm
Friday night. Grab your entry at the bar for only $2. You must be present to win
Raffles from 4pm

Cash Draw T's & C's
Raffles Saturday from 4pm
​$25 Matches Sharing Board
or Seafood Board 2pm - 5pm
Section Raffles from 4pm
Entering in the FOMS Raffle Board supports Multiple Sclerosis & Parkinson’s Canterbury
Section Raffles Sunday from 3pm
$25 Matches Sharing Board
or Seafood Board 2pm - 5pm
Section Raffles from 3pm
Entering in the FOMS Raffle Board supports Multiple Sclerosis & Parkinson’s Canterbury
Specials on the Matches menu & blackboard.

The Papanui are proud supporters of:

Christchurch North Community Control logo and picture
Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Canterbury logo and picture
The Papanui Club Facebook Link

What's on at The Papanui

A taste of what's
on offer...

Matches Sports Bar

Join us for good times, great food & drinks. Maybe a game of pool, darts, a flutter on the TAB or to just catch up on sports on our big screens.


The Nor’West Buffet

Enjoy all you can eat at The Nor’West Buffet.


Ignite Fitness Centre

Modern relaxed atmosphere for the everyday person to achieve their goals in health & wellbeing.


Embers Function Room

Embers offers a unique function room space for your next event/conference.


Gaming Machines

An extensive selection of machines available, open from 11am.

Shuttle Service

The Papanui operates a shuttle service Thursday through Sunday from 3pm. Cost: $2 for 15 years+ (under 15 years free).

Picture of a delicious meal on a plate sliding in from right!