- Craft Beer in Christchurch
- Belgian Beer Cafe Torenhof, Belgian Beers, mussels etc. 10 minutes drive from UC.
- Volstead Craft Beer Bar with huge ever-changing selection and a bit of food. 5 minutes drive or 30 minutes walk from UC.
- Astro Lounge Quirky bar on the edge of Hagley Park with a good selection of beer and wine. Try the "Dalek Shells" and "Rocket Poppers". 30 minutes by bus from UC
- Fox & Ferret 28 Rotherham St