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Ilam Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-351 4414
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Port Vila
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A good spot to get comfortable and have a chat. The coffee was good, the muffin was better. The decor is simple and tidy, things are reasonably clean, and the staff are friendly.

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Thank Jared W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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183 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Good breakfast call. Cooked breakfast 7 out of 10. Let down by mass produced hashbrowns and plates which are not hot! Very popular place. Think procope does it much better! Coffee ok.

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Thank Allan S
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I went with a group of 5 ladies. 4 ordered the steak sandwich the steak was cold they redid the steaks but it takes such a long time to cook the meals. That most of us had meals at a different time. Mum had eggs Benedict and the muffins were stale and I had creamy mushrooms which were good. We... More 

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Thank donnagS4702EY
christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I've been here a number of times as live within 500m. I just want to write a great review and say the experience, coffee and value is great - but I can't. This is the worst coffee I've ever experienced. It is very weak and I often wonder if they always serve half strength coffees. The cost is generally at... More 

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Thank Gareth O
Oamaru, New Zealand
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208 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I was there with a friends for 2 hours and wow - so many folk came, drank, ate, stayed on or went bout their business. A very popular venue. We enjoyed the hot drinks and food. All served with a smile.

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Thank TwoTravellers34
Christchurch, New Zealand
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149 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This has been a once a week regular coffee stop for may years. the coffee is always good, although sometimes there is a bit of a wait as this café is very busy. Great atmosphere and a handy location.

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Thank philippagoile
Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Had an enjoyable lunch, plenty of it. Staff were disinterested in us. The drinks were slow in coming.

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Thank Anne0705
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197 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

We decided to try this place after one of our favourite Cafes went a bit downhill in our food expectations. The coffee was very good and the creamy mushrooms were excellent. Lots of mushrooms (with bacon) of various sizes and a very generous portion. My mouth is watering just thinking back to the experience. They even have free WIFI. The... More 

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Thank Channon R
Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I love this cafe. I give it a 5 for overall excellency. I can see why it's the locals' favourite cafe. The coffee is always really good (only one time I was disappointed out of many many times I've been there), I've only had their sweets from the cabinet but they are very delicious, friendly staff, nice and spacious with... More 

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Thank Raspberry153
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

We frequent this cafe at least once a week and were very disappointed on our last visit. We arrived at 9.50 Saturday ordered food and coffee and then waited and waited we finally got our coffees after 20+minutes our food came out 10 minutes after that for 2 of us and we had finished eating before the last meal arrived!... More 

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Thank Mia G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ilam Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-351 4414

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?