about us

Emma Mettrick and Welshman Paul Howells met working in Galway, Ireland in 2007. On returning to/being dragged to New Zealand they set up the Little Bistro in Akaroa in 2010. Post quakes, a longing to return to Emma’s home town Christchurch meant selling up and opening Twenty Seven Steps in August 2015.

They are supported by a fantastic team of passionate and hard working staff.

The true boss Finn came along in 2010. Finn continues to believe it would be better if they had a cool job cool job like being fire fighters though he does now top and tail beans and pick herbs every Saturday morning…