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Oddfellows Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand
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5 Disraeli St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-377 6757
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe looks quite industrial from the outside, but do not be put off by this. I urge you to visit Oddfellows and defy you not to fall in love with the haloumi open sandwich, fresh Hummingbird coffee (the cafe is adjacent to the Hummingbird Roastery where Fairtrade organic beans are roasted and shipped to cafés around the country!) and... More 

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Thank dorrit2015
Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I have eaten here & purchased my coffee often. Great food, great atmosphere. Fantastic coffee & food to match. The lemon curd muffins are to die for. Scones delish, black board menu varied & portion sizes filling! Great for all occasions, family, solo, business. Consistent great service & food.

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Thank strawbale08
Christchurch
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I'm so used to having either a good coffee OR breakfast, but this unassuming little restaurant in light industrial Sydenham is a little gold-mine. It gets very busy, so book ahead. My omelette was perfectly cooked with a side of bread, and my friends Eggs Bene with Salmon looked amazing! I'll be back.

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Thank Constant_Travellers
Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Had lunch with group of 6. All meals nicely presented and delicious. Good variety on menu and lots of cabinet options. Coffee great too. Relaxed atmosphere.

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Thank BBcustomer
Christchurch, New Zealand
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111 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This little cafe is located in deepest, darkest industrial Addiington back streets. It;s lovely. The food is delicious and always beautifully fresh. It's always a good brunch choice. There's courtyard or conservatory table options as well as big recycled wood communal tables in the main cafe part. Plenty of parking on the premises is a bonus and I hear tell... More 

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Thank milliesmum2016
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Been here for lunch a few times now. Food is always good and generally don't have to wait too long. Coffee is always top notch.

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Thank mark w
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Busy lunch time on a Monday. Had to share a table, no problem, seemed to be a bit of that happening. Crispy potato cakes for two, with bacon and portobello mushrooms, superb. Coffee awesome, ordered a second. Service efficient and friendly even though it was under pressure.

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Thank Juddster1
Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We have been coming here for almost three years now and can't say enough about the great food and wonderful staff!

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Thank STW2012
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I've been to Oddfellows many times, at different times of the day, and the story is always the same - too slow! When you have to wait ten minutes for someone to hand you a pre-wrapped cold sandwich to take away it's gotten beyond a joke. The food is nice enough but it's not nice enough to waste all your... More 

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Thank klh1102016
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98 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Went here on a quiet rainy Monday, the service was basic no friendly hello or anything the girl seemed annoyed she had to get up from cleaning the fridge to serve me. The hot chocolate took ages to come out but was delicious! I had the eggs Benedict with bacon - the eggs were very underdone and made the bread... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Disraeli St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-377 6757

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