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Under The Red Verandah

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502 Worcester St, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
03 381 1109
Today
8:30 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
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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  • 50
    Excellent
  • 35
    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
Most recent review
Great laid back experience

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
ghanzy
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Christchurch
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Christchurch
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

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
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
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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89 reviews 89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
23 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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

We went for breakfast here this morning. Welcomed like long lost friends with genuine warmth and hospitality. We're served fast, free water delivered promptly, great coffee. Great attention to detail, I'm diabetic and was just looking on some other tables for a sweetener when they noticed and came over with some for me. Thank you, that impressed me. The breakfast... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Another good breakfast from the people at UTRV! Food always comes out promptly and great quality. Only slight disappointment was that our coffees, which are normally excellent, were not quite up to the usual standard. As always, booking a table is recommended and if you need a highchair this is especially important!

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