About Us

About Us


We have been operating here in Tuam Street since 2001, sharing with you all passion for Mediterranean style food.
We are proud to be locally owned and operated. For over 18 years The Mediterranean Food Co. have been importers and retailers of select produce from the heart of Europe. Our unique range includes imported salami, cheese, olive oil, pasta, olives, vinegar, wine and house made products like fresh bread, takeaway lasagna, tiramisu and many more. Like the very best olives, our European suppliers are handpicked to bring you the very best authentic produce from olive oils to wine, salami to pasta.


Mediterranean Food Company Christchurch has a free carpark on 322 and 318 Tuam Street and also street parking is available
outside and surrounding streets. See a map.

If you cannot come to our shop in person, you will be able to jump online and place your order.
You can enjoy the benefits of online shopping from the comfort of your home.

Visit our Online Shop



Our passionate and knowledgeable team will show you how to make your meals simple, entertaining and delicious

Our Deli stock a wide range of Italian Salami, Mortadella, Prosciutto, Speck and other meats, vacuum packed or freshly sliced. Our cheese range includes a very finest gourmet cheese from rich, full-flavoured Gorgonzola, Italian Classics Parmigiano Reggiano and Grana Padano to creamy Stilton and French Brie. You can find firm cheese such as Asiago, Tavot, Manchego and Gruyere. We supply a variety of soft cheeses like Burrata, Mascarpone, Mozzarella, Ricotta, Halloumi and Feta.




With a menu inspired by our own imported products, you can try the most authentic Italian pizza in Canterbury or our legendary Tiramisu. Whatever your event or celebration, we are here to make your special day a truly memorable one. Our Cafe is available for functions, wine tastings and catering – find out more here.

Our customers refer to us as “Christchurch’s best kept secret” and our pizza “the best outside of Italy”.



If you have questions or comments, please get a hold of us in whichever way is most convenient.


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