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Antigua Boat Sheds

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-366 5885
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

After our punting on Avon boat trip we found the charming little cafe. I had a great steak sandwich...wife had a spinach ricotta and mushroom fillo. Food went down well tasty and wholesome. We had a view towards the river which is wonderful. Only a...More

Thank RichardBejah
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

A beautiful autumn afternoon in Christchurch and a punt on the River Avon. So relaxing, so peaceful and a beautiful, serene setting. John our punter was full of useful and interesting information and an opera singer too. Highly recommend the experience.

Thank EnglishCanadian
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful place for lunch, the food is very nice and the staffs are also very friendly. The pasta I ordered from the lunch menu does take some time to prepare. However, the utensils on the table isn’t refilled regularly, have to ask for it...More

Thank wesleywaisiu
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This place has been part of my life for a long time. A great place as part of a family outing - row, paddle & splash in the Avon, then relax for a nibble, meal or drink. Close to the Botanical Gardens, the Arts Centre,...More

Thank Chrissy D
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Fabulous for cafe food or menu dining...but booking is essential if you want the right table and service... otherwise its the cafe way so there is no waitress service at which disappointed me and you felt excluded when watching those who had booked get personal...More

Thank sweetthing666
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Called here for coffee breaks, lovely location overlooking the river, good coffee and nice beers. The fudge was also excellent. They do meals and you can reserve tables.

Thank linda_1313
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Having walked a chunk of one of my happy Places - our amazing Hagley Park, the Antigua Boat Sheds Café was spot on for a leisurely Coffee and a shared slice. I have been to the Antigua Boat Shed Café many times and seldom been...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We went here for breakfast and lunch in one day, simply due to how much we enjoyed our food. Good, simple, hearty meals with a gorgeous view, there is really nothing like it around.

Thank Bek C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Its the most relaxing place to have a Coffee or meal after a walk around the park. People go there after visiting someone in the hospital next door. You can watch people rowing along the river out the windows or sit outside under Umbrellas to...More

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I love this place, the staff, the cat and the rest of the environment. I now call it my regular as it's just down the road.

Thank Karetai
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Wendy B
6 January 2017|
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Response from Annika j | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure I seen gluten free in the cabinet :) best to ring
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-366 5885
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