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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, 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
Saturday morning ritual

Best breakie and lunch cafe in Christchurch. Why, the atmosphere , wait staff. And flavor. This was my weekly ritual on Sat or Sun morning. The chili lime eggs Bennie are to die for. For lunch, the steak sandwich can't be beat. I spent just short of two yrs there and never tired of this weekend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
kevin h
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Titusville, Florida
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Used to love this place however visited recently and seems to have gone down hill. Very expensive for a lunchtime meal. The Steak sandwich was $24 and they charged for being gluten free. This plus a drink was $32+. No real complaints about the meal. Was fine and enjoyed it but would say previous experiences have been better!

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Titusville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Best breakie and lunch cafe in Christchurch. Why, the atmosphere , wait staff. And flavor. This was my weekly ritual on Sat or Sun morning. The chili lime eggs Bennie are to die for. For lunch, the steak sandwich can't be beat. I spent just short of two yrs there and never tired of this weekend haunt.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great eggs Benedict. Coffee ok but not brilliant. Service was pretty snappy and the decor was pleasant. Will go back.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great service and plenty of room on tables for coffee, food and papers. Staff very attentive and know how to make a good coffee. Different items other than the normal are on the breakfast menu so is an opportunity to try something different.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The Ground Floor Café is a good standard café. The food and drinks were good and it seemed to be very busy. The staff were very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Hands down the best eggs benedict ever. Me and partner have visited this cafe over 5 times, and each time we have ordered the same thing, (Eggs benedict with bacon) and it has been consistently good. The hollandaise is soo tasty!! Good balance between acidic and creamy. Always perfect poached eggs! The staff always like to have a good chat!... More 

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

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  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?