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127 Hackthorne Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-332 1270
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07:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 17:00
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raglan
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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb view out over Christchurch with a good range of breakfast/ brunch items on the menu The service is good the food was really good Place is obviously well loved by the locals and the coffee was good Worth a drive from the city

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Thank raglantripper
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked ahead for brunch on waitangi day with a group of friends. We had an unexpected extra, and the staff were very accommodating. Atmosphere was great, view was stunning. My tea was forgotten about- not a problem, another one was brought out within a few minutes. 2 friends ordered French toast, and another friend ordered a bagel. Unfortunately the... More 

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Thank nsc105
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The redecorating currently under way has given the cup an amazing atmosphere. Came for dinner and had the pork belly and venison ..both excellent meals . The seafood chowder as an entree was also really good ! Excellent service. We will definitely be back!

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Thank Charlie7775
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98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

As soon as we walked in we felt welcome the staff were great. Drinks came out quick and nice and hot , food was much the same, the French toast was a good size with a good amount of bacon and very yummy. But I loooved my crispy chicken sandwich. Yummy bacon chicken aioli mmm Delish. Will be back oh... More 

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Thank Kelly B
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Visited The Cup on Labour Day with my partner. We'd read a few reviews that the service and food were average but decided to give it a go anyway. As soon as we walked in the door we were greeted and promptly offered a menu when the waiter saw that we were considering breakfast options. The staff were all prompt... More 

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1 Thank Genevieve L
Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Came here for brunch this morning, remembering having had an amazing coffee here about 18 months ago and always wanting to come back. My boyfriend and I LOVED our meals, such good quality, so well presented, and so delicious. And our table was by a window looking out across the city. Honestly one of the best cafes I've been to.... More 

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1 Thank Karley333
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We have read some of the earlier comments regarding service but our visit on Saturday 5th has to be 'one out of the hat' for us. The service was great and the food was delectable. We had entrees. Most of us had steamed mussels. Yum! I had chicken with crunchy vegetables as a main and the dessert was scrumptious. Great... More 

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Thank C L
Christchurch, New Zealand
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139 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We visited this café for coffee, also had an afghan which was good. The view is stunning, the atmosphere was welcoming. Would try again, maybe for lunch next time.

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Thank philippagoile
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered a ginger slice, was so hard and stale that it fell on the floor when I tried to cut it. Tasted very average, bland and old. Would not recommend the slices here.

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Thank Pauline V
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Staff, atmosphere, view from windows and coffee were good. Food on menu a bit expensive (or portions a bit small-ish?).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 16:00
Thursday
07:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Hackthorne Road, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-332 1270

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