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Under The Red Verandah

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502 Worcester St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
03 381 1109
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Today
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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
Superb

The food, atmosphere and service is fantastic at the cute eatery. Will go back again. The food was faultless and who would think of finding a place like this is a quiet street surrounded by everyday NZers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Maria W
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The food, atmosphere and service is fantastic at the cute eatery. Will go back again. The food was faultless and who would think of finding a place like this is a quiet street surrounded by everyday NZers.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great café and coffee always good but oh dear if you have to again be seated at table 7 ask to be shifted. The staff concurred with our complaint and said people are always commenting on how cramped, and uncomfortable as table legs don't allow a lot of moving around. Will make sure we sit somewhere else next time ,... More 

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Christchurch
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Came here with a large group and thoroughy enjoyed our experience. Meals are well priced and plenty of food on the plates. Staff are friendly and proactive. Really nice dining areas highly recommend

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Great laid-back café with a very nice courtyard. Homemade soup was a 10 out of 10. Plenty of tea in the pot. Very good, friendly service. A bit off the beaten track but worth seeking out.

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cornwall
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

wow visiting NZ and taken to lunch here It is the most amazing place with wonderful food so different from England, the portions are large and such amazing combinations So good had to go back again Can highly recommend sirloin open sandwich with rocket brie and superb prune and merlot dressing

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great venue, lovely layout, fast service, friendly staff, top quality of food. It's always busy and yet staff always have a smile on their faces. Highly recommend!

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Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My family’s favorite breakfast stop when we are in Christchurch. It feels like a “local” with its rustic slightly out of the way location. The service is always friendly, prompt and accommodating. The food? We generally stick to the basics because they are just done so well, in generous portions, with great fresh ingredients.

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New Zealand
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93 reviews 93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Enjoy this relaxed cafe with a good selection of goodies to eat and great coffee. Staff are friendly and helpful, nice spot to relax over lunch.

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Christchurch
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I went here with work colleagues and we were well looked after. The wait staff weren't bothered by the way we (16 of us) came in at different times, some people ordering lunch, some just cake and coffee. They kept the orders flowing and were unfazed. My bacon and kumara quiche was fill and delicious, but I was full of... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We love this little cafe hidden away to the east of the city. The food here is exceptional, definitely find your way to this little hidden spot of heaven.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 502 Worcester St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 03 381 1109

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 22
  • Cuisine: Café
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 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
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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