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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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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations

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  • 59
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  • 39
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Great service and friendly staff

Amazing coffee and relaxing atmosphere. I always go there for take away coffee.... The best coffee in Christchurch!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
silviaivlis986
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Perth
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Perth
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Amazing coffee and relaxing atmosphere. I always go there for take away coffee.... The best coffee in Christchurch!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We stopped by here on the way past to get a takeaway coffee and cake. The restaurant was packed but they took our orders really quickly and we didn't have to wait long. The biggest problem was trying to decide which of the incredibly delicious looking cakes and slices to choose (they all looked amazing). We took our orders away-... More 

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Bathurst,,Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

based on the TA reports I took my sister for lunch while visiting the home city and the service was friendly and great; the tomato soup was excellent, and the coffee really good. Stayed warm on a chilly winter's day also.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Not great - not bad but certainly not great. Atmosphere is nice, staff are lovely but food is a tad hit and miss.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Went here for breakfast with my sister whom lives in Christchurch. The service was lovely. Coffee was great. The food was beautiful - large portions as well so be aware! The atmosphere was really cool as well. The decorations were well suited to the cafe - old villa style, complete with an outhouse! ( modem bathrooms!) Would highly recommend coming... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We have been to eat at this quirky café many times and have never been disappointed the fish of the day and one of my favourites creamy mushrooms with a side of bacon was outstanding. the seating options are many with both inside and outside available. The coffee is amazing and the service exceptional.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had slow braised beef cheeks and mashed potatoes with chives. As before, Candice has excelled. We will continue to visit this wonderful restaurant for it's superb cuisine. Thanks to all of your great staff for always being so friendly and welcoming.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

This is a busy little cafe and it looked like it had a nice breakfast menu, although a bit on the expensive side I thought. We opted for the limited lunch menu and were not disappointed. The fish of day was really good and so were the melt in the mouth Beef Cheeks. The mashed potatoes marginally let the Beef... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Been here many times, the food is always good, reliably so. The service is sometimes a little slack when they are busy which is almost always. There is a reason why this place is busy and it's because it's good! Nice casual atmosphere, fair prices. If you're looking for good food you can't go wrong. Easy parking too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Title basically explains it. 20mins for coffee to arrive 40mins for food. Coffee spilt in front of us then shoved on the table with no comment. Coffee was terrible but food was good.

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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: Cafe
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?