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Ground Floor Cafe

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47 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
(03) 343 0048
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Back Again & Just as Good As Ever

Somehow this place just gets it right with the welcome from staff and their attitude throughout your visit... Even as Christchurch has rebuilt this place is a must for friendly, efficient service and healthy food in a flash. Having been away for a few months I made the choice to visit again... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
Rachael G
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Somehow this place just gets it right with the welcome from staff and their attitude throughout your visit... Even as Christchurch has rebuilt this place is a must for friendly, efficient service and healthy food in a flash. Having been away for a few months I made the choice to visit again as we headed through the area... even without... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We had a FANTASTIC feed here for breakfast. Staff were great and so was the price. They looked after the kids and they enjoyed their hot chocolate / caramel.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

One of the worst cafes I have ever been to. When our party of 3 arrived we were squashed into a table by the wall, once we got the menus the food looked good but we where sadly mistaken. The food took nearly 45 minutes to arrive and we were not told there was a delay and when it did... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great breakfast bur sadly lacking service Before I deliver the brickbats I must compliment this café on delivering ( if after some considerable delay ) perfect poached eggs on toast and great coffee. On the downside it took ages, The waitress response when asked about the delay was not sorry but “ we are getting to you “ No smiles,... More 

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Christchurch
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We came here for breakfast. Service was terrible, food was bad (deep fried corn fritters), watery bacon. We had to get our own water. And to top it off, we were over charged. Will not be returning.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Always friendly, with a varying menu, best Savoury Mince in town! Could do with a few more sweet items for the sweet tooths like me, but it's one of the consistently good coffee spots in town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Friends of ours walked in first and began moving tables to accomodate us, was rudely told off by the lady behind the coffee machine who made us feel very unwelcome( accounting for the loss of the last star) I know how annoying it is when customers do this and had I walked in first would have asked but still no... More 

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Aberdeen
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The cafe hides behind an imposing fence - but don't be put-off. We enjoyed an excellent breakfast for about half the price of our hotel and found the fence allowed private al-fresco dining.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is my partner and I's favorite cafe in Christchurch. We absolutely love coming here for a weekend brunch, any time we can make an excuse to do so! Their brunch and lunch menu has great variety, and having eaten my way through most of it over the years, I can honestly say there is nothing I haven't loved. Would... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

now this was a while ago but I didnt know trip adviser existed back then. I came in for lunch and ordered a steak which I did enjoy. However I saw that there was a plum smoothy on the drinks list which I was intrigued about because I like plums and who doesn't like smoothys? so I ordered one and... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: (03) 343 0048

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