About Spectators

Spectators is a 7 day a week bar and bistro, located on the ground floor of the Metropolitan Stand at Addington Raceway & Events Centre, Canterbury’s leading multipurpose racing and events centre.  It is located next door to (and shares a car park with) AMI Stadium and Horncastle Arena.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it offers a comfortable and friendly bar and bistro.  Spectators has ample FREE parking at the door and opens out onto the Lindauer Lawn – the perfect beer garden spot.  It is where sports supporters warm up and cool down and offers pre and post show dining, giving you the complete performance.

Spectators – great food, tasty brews and awesome views!


PLEASE NOTE:  Spectators does not take reservations on race nights at Addington Raceway.  For details on when racing is on please click here.

What's On

Supporters Club


Supporters Club Benefits:
For every $10 you spend you receive one point back. One point is equal to $1 which you can either use at the time of purchase or accumulate for future use.

Terms and Conditions

  • Points can be redeemed on food and beverage Sunday to Thursday and on food only on Friday and Saturday.
  • You must be aged 18 years and over to hold a Spectators Supporters Club card.
  • As a Spectators Supporters Club card holder you agree to receiving periodic newsletter, e-texts and notification of any special offers and events, including Supporters Club night with specials. You can opt out at any time by clicking unsubscribe.
  • The card remains the property of Spectators and must be returned upon request.
  • Spectators’ management and staff reserve the right to refuse entry.

NEW – FREE Game Day Parking 

  • To ensure you have your card for Game Day you are strongly encouraged to sign up at Spectators so you instantly receive your card
  • Car park opens 2 hours before the game starts
  • You must show your Spectators card to the parking attendant to gain entry
  • There are plenty of spaces available but it is first come first served
  • Entry to the carpark is off Wrights Road
  • Addington Raceway extends the right to cancel the free car parking at any stage. In the unlikely event that this happens you will be notified in advance via email.


Supporters Club Signup

To become a Spectators Supporters Club member complete the form below.


Find us

65 Jack Hinton Drive, Addington, Christchurch, 8024

Regular Opening Hours

Monday: 7:30am til 4:30pm

Tuesday to Friday: 7:30am til late

Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am til late


Contact Us

Phone: 03 339 7915

Email: info@spectators.co.nz

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