Established 54 years ago, this well respected North Canterbury business has delivered all styles of functions; private dining experiences, birthday celebrations, weddings big and small, corporate events, multi day conferences, gala dinners, cultural and sporting festivals, festive concerts and much much more.  Recognised as one of the leading trusted caterers across the entire South Island of New Zealand, we have a long standing history of being able to offer a one-stop-shop style service across your catering needs, plus in depth knowledge on marquees and event hire.

Take a look below to see what makes up Continental...

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The team from Continental were great to work with and did an excellent job. Thank you.
— Corporate Canape Event, June 2016
What an excellent team, obliging, cheerful, and professional
— Wedding Anniversary
We could not of ask for better service it was brilliant. Fantastic staff
— Newbery Lodge Family Event

Our Food Philosophy

Premium fresh produce used to create delicious and memorable dishes is at the centre of all Continental menus. Our catering teams' focus is on providing innovative cuisine served in a stylish presentation, accompanied by popular beverages and delivered by our professional and friendly catering staff; all at any location of your choice within the South Island.

be prepared to impress by choosing Continental for your next event
Tram Restaurant - Winter Menu

Tram Restaurant - Winter Menu


We are proud to also be able to support our community:

Just a quick note to say thank you so much to the team that dealt with our gala and who did a fantastic job managing the evening. Once again, Continental have proven their absolute professionalism and expertise and ensured our guests had a wonderful seamless experience.
— CSO, Gala Dinner, Oct 2016