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114 Litchfield St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
(03) 366-5853
Today
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 19
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Shocking enough to write a review

After going to Honey Pot Cafe for a takeaway coffee on a weekday and being greeted by friendly staff and quick service, we decided to go back for breakfast on a Sunday. When ordering, we were told our food would be a 30 minute wait on our food as we hadn't made a booking, we said that was ok... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
wgtnangel
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Wellington, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

After going to Honey Pot Cafe for a takeaway coffee on a weekday and being greeted by friendly staff and quick service, we decided to go back for breakfast on a Sunday. When ordering, we were told our food would be a 30 minute wait on our food as we hadn't made a booking, we said that was ok, despite... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Average coffee. Great eggs benedict. Only 1 chef to feed full restaurant. 40 min wait but a 20% discount for the wait made up for it a bit. OK

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
melbourne
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Not a very friendly atmosphere. Staff seem more interested in socialising than providing good service. Coffee was burnt and way too hot. Cold toast and poorly poached eggs. Needless to say I wont be back.

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christchurch
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I have been a faithful devotee of the Honey Pot since its Lichfield Street days. Met my sis and bro in law here for brunch. All were very happy with our choices. The staff were friendly and efficient as ever.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Popped in for a late lunch and found staff friendly and polite. Not sure why other reviews have said poor service as we found it fine on quite a busy day. I am vegetarian and had the Roast Beetroot salad which was full of delicious taste surprises right to the last bite. NOT one of those boring salads whets all... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Nice wee cafe with lovely atmosphere. The owner needs to update the location site address. It took a while to be given a menu even though they gave us water on arrival and I was about to go and ask for a menu when they came at last. The waitress was pleasant and our lunch dishes were tasty. Main lunch... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Went here for lunch even after reading what some of the other reviews had said. Was very happy with the service and food.

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We were very excited to be visiting this place but were so let down. Service was disgusting,we had to ask for the table to be cleared! The cafe was nearly empty and the staff sat at the bar and talked loudly amounts themselves... We even had to go over and ask to order some cake, which was accompanied by a... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Hope we caught them on a bad day, poor service and very average food waiter should go elsewhere if he's not interested in customer service. Such a shame as we thought they had changed with the new owners.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We first came across the honey pot from its Facebook marketing. On our first visit we were impressed and had great meals, but since then we've been a few times now, at different times on different days and each time we've had a different experience. Currently it's an underwhelming place to visit, which is disappointing as I feel that I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 19

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 Litchfield St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: (03) 366-5853
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 3:00 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 - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

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