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Boteco Cafe & Restaurant

237 Kilmore Street | Unit 3, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 3833
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible2%
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“meat platter” (6 reviews)
“dolma” (3 reviews)
“buffalo wings” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
237 Kilmore Street | Unit 3, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Evening meal Brought a grab-one voucher for a meat platter for $39, priced at $70.00. the food that was served was barely worth the $39.00 let alone the $70.00. and insufficient for 2. The food presented was not anything to write home about, from a...More

Thank Greybeard14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

That place was a surprise for us, I guarantee that you will like the food and the service of it, highly recommended.

Thank aAlshamsi97
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This place was a great suprise, I only knew of one person who had been there before and he said he really enjoyed it so we gave it a go! 6 of us went and all 6 absolutely thrilled with it. We had a mixture...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 1 January 2018

I bought a meat platter for two, valued at $70 but which I got for almost half price due to having a voucher. For what I paid for it, it was excellent with a good selection of meats and with plenty of food to fill...More

Thank BarkCat
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Boteco is our favourite restaurant in Christchurch. The chef is friendly and talented, the food is at its best as well. We have received a GrabOne voucher from a friend for a Mediterranean grill platter for two , looked exactly as advertised, very tasty, and...More

Thank Aleksandra P
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Went here with my husband while in Christchurch on a 2 week road trip around the South Island. The food and service was amazing highly recommend it.

Thank delbeano
Reviewed 8 October 2017

First time going to Boteco. Never again. Ridiculously expensive for what was on offer. We got the Traditional Platter which was $20 for 3 falafel balls, 3 tiny dolmades, hummus, babaganoush, and pita bread. While the dips, bread and falafel were OK the dolmades were...More

Thank Danikaa78
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This is the 3rd time we have been here and it just gets better. The owner is welcoming and friendly and obviously enjoys what he's doing. My son, whose birthday we were celebrating, declared the falafel the best he's ever tasted and we all agreed....More

Thank Lizzie M
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The website looked great, my experience was a disappointment. I work in hospitality for a very well know NZ business our standards are paramount. To charge $70.00 for a mediocre meat platter is not kosher. We ordered also the 'South American 'Home Made' fries with...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

was really looking forward to a local, friendly place we could hang out often, but will not go back. had platters which at $70 seemed massively expensive, insufficient for 2 and not cooked well, and the corkage was charged at $10 per bottle (I see...More

Thank Lovesfoodchch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Kilmore Street | Unit 3, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 3833
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Come try the South American and mediterranean cuisine we have Tapas, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner while you enjoy live music and belly dance shows with shisha
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