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235 B Centaurus Road | St Martins, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Ranked #93 of 564 Restaurants in Christchurch
Cuisines: European
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

Fava is a hidden gem in the Christchurch burbs! Service always sharp and friendly. My favourite menu item is the black board special, gorgeous hash brown, poached (to perfection) eggs with asparagus and hollandaise. Their coffee is always good. In warmer climes, sitting outside in the garden is great. Best of all, the outdoor dining area is dog friendly, a... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Been here a handful of times now and consistently good service and great food. Even though we arrived after a large bunch of cyclists, I was very impressed at how the friendly staff so quickly took the orders and brought out the coffees. And good GF options too. Thoroughly recommended for coffee and brunch!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I love cycling in Christchurch and thisone of the very cycle friendly cafes - near the hills mountain bike tracks, on Centaurus Road for the road cyclists and near the heathcote river for the more sedate cyclists like my self. Good bike racks outside. Inside is sunny, a lovely courtyard and two papers (always best if you don't have to... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Good food, good atmosphere, friendly service. Love the Fava Fudge! Have just move to the neighbourhood and now regularly visit this cafe. The outdoor seating in a small courtyard is great on a sumer's day. Definitely worth a visit.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

A regular visitor and a keen eater-out, I heartily recommend Fava for a breakfast or lunch outing. Unfailingly pleasant staff and great food with an emphasis on gluten-free options and colourful, fresh, locally-grown produce. Parking can be pesky at busy times but it's only a minutes walk to a great meal!

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Ashburton
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Fabulous food and service for our girls day out lunch, would def go back as it was raining the day we were there and would love to sit in the outdoor area as it looks devine

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

This is a busy place, swamped by lots of cyclists and locals with dogs. Perhaps no other options around there. Seem pretty average comparing other cafes in chch. Outdoor setting is nice. coffee and food are good as you would expect from a decent cafe.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Great staff that are always friendly. Coffee is spot on and the food is pucka as well.

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Address: 235 B Centaurus Road | St Martins, Christchurch, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
Cuisine: European

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