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Addington Coffee Co-op

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297 Lincoln Rd | Addington, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
+64 3-943 1662
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: We roast our own fair trade organic Jail Breaker coffee onsite. Free WiFi...
We roast our own fair trade organic Jail Breaker coffee onsite. Free WiFi in the cafe, and bring your dirty washing as we even have our own coin-operated laundromat. The Addington Store - eco-friendly, fairly traded, and/or locally produced gifts and groceries. We also stock Liminal Apparel's range of fair trade organic t-shirts and bags made at Freeset in Kolkata. We have a small farm at Little River supplying produce and free range eggs to the cafe
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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
What a great atmosphere

I love stopping in at Addington Coffee Co-op, friendly and fast staff, great vibe in the Café, nice outdoor area. Can be really busy at times. Try their date scones warm with butter, such a treat. No standard order numbers, but flags, so try to figure out where your flag is from, good fun!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Anja S
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Families with children
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I love stopping in at Addington Coffee Co-op, friendly and fast staff, great vibe in the Café, nice outdoor area. Can be really busy at times. Try their date scones warm with butter, such a treat. No standard order numbers, but flags, so try to figure out where your flag is from, good fun!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I have visited numbers of time and always ordered egg bene as the sauce it absolutely yum! keep it up! Hard to grab a table as its very busy but this time i took my friend surprise bday brunch with friends lucky it was quiet and brunch was served quickly. In previously once i ordered egg bene they remind me... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This place consistently turns out great coffee, and it has a really nice feel about it. Large enough for large groups and kids are ok too. It is so popular it is usually quite busy. The profits are sent overseas to needy communities so you know your money is going to a great cause while you treat yourself!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The coffee is fantastic and the food plentiful with lots of variety. Very popular but you always get a seat.

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Thames, Waikato, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Just popped in for a coffee and was not disappointed. The coffee was very good and the service excellent. Very friendly staff and extremely efficient. Loved the little store inside the co-op. Bought a couple of books there and was very impressed by the knowledge and enthusiasm of the person serving me. Overall a very good experience and will return... More 

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251 restaurant reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had a nice coffee, but the food was of let down. Eggs Benedict with bacon wasn't too bad, but the vegetarian version wasn't edible. Potato rosti old and dry, beans with tomato heated and over dried. Presentation not appetizing. Service, some waiters were cool and friendly, but some of them were not nice at all. Plus, the glasses for... More 

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Lyttelton, New Zealand
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We went on our 1st Wedding Anniversary for brunch. After reading reviews on this site we were prepared for it to be busy, and it was. We were also expecting great food, atmosphere and staff, the Addington Coffee Co-op delivered them all. It was greatly appreciated that the staff member on the register advised me that there would be a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

every sunday, i would choose there to have my sunday breakfast, but i need to go early , otherwise the breakfast need to wait long time.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you love cafes just go here. No complaints its extremely busy all the time but the wait is never long. Great cabinet food selection for those on the run

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We come here quite a lot for coffee shop meetings or if I am driving past might pop in for a takeaway. Only thing is it can be a little noisy because its such a big place and there is no carpet or absorbent surfaces to reduce the noise. The coffee co-op was started up by one of the local... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 297 Lincoln Rd | Addington, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-943 1662

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

We roast our own fair trade organic Jail Breaker coffee onsite. Free WiFi in the cafe, and bring your dirty washing as we even have our own coin-operated laundromat. The Addington Store - eco-friendly, fairly traded, and/or locally produced gifts and groceries. We also stock Liminal Apparel's range of fair trade organic t-shirts and bags made at Freeset in Kolkata. We have a small farm at Little River supplying produce and free range eggs to the cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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