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Brigittes Espresso

Papanui Rd., Christchurch, New Zealand
03 3556 150
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Ranked #39 of 519 restaurants in Christchurch
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 10, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Having just spent a week in Vanuatu on holiday and returning to the cold ,we thought what a nice idea to pop in here for some comfort food. My wife had the full vegetarian breakfast,well what a big plateful of delights and she ate it all I had vege toastie and bowl of chips we had great coffee too. The... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I have eaten at Brigittes occasionally for some years now. The food is always excellent and the staff friendly and efficient. They are usually busy and you would expect that of an establishment with its reputation. I had the duck parfait and a glass of Otago Pinot Noir. My dining partner had the Lamb Salad. Both were well presented and... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

Went to Brigittes for Mother's Day lunch. Always a busy time for a good restaurant and today was no exception. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food beautifully prepared and presented. We enjoy Brigittes and have never been disappointed over many years of eating here. It is hard to find but just go to Merivale Mall and... More

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We went to Brigittes for a late breakfast on the weekend. I had the corn fritters and my partner had the big breakfast. The meals are huge and the service was good. Overall we enjoyed our meals but the only disappointing thing was the lack of healthy options. They really need to include some fruit and muesli type things on... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Arriving on a wet Tuesday for an early sitting we were surprised at how crowded it was and were glad we had booked. My companion had the fillet steak, with potatoes and green beans and a delicious jus which I pinched and he declared the steak to be cooked beautifully, I had scallops which were divine. The 40 mins wait... More

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Good food. Plenty of selections to chose from. Great coffee. Excellent service. I love the French cafe atmosphere and the surroundings.

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Singapore, Singapore
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Dined with my wife here on cold evening of December and it was an absolute delight. The cafe definitely looks a popular hangout place among neighbourhood adults as I found many of conversing loud with their pals. It's always a good sign if you find locals and families dining isn't it? The bar offers al fresco dining but on that... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

An eagerly awaited return visit to Brigiittes turned into a lunch with unhappy memories. We had eaten here before and rated the place as a 5/5. This time the service was poor, abrupt and unfriendly. Other customers who arrived after us were served ahead of us; glasses and knives and forks were dumped on our table; the meal took ages... More

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Mosgiel, New Zealand
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82 reviews 82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Brigittes is very classy with a great decor, indoor/ outdoor seating and friendly well-chosen staff. It is very popular for breakfasts so a booking is advised, it is very handy opposite the Merivale Mall where parking is just across the road, the food is consistently delicious with great presentation, tasty and healthy or not, there is plenty of choice. We've... More

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South Wales
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169 reviews 169 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Brigittes has been in the heart of Merivale for over 35 years and is still a great place to meet for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and also to meet ‘the locals’. You can dine and drink either in the private courtyard with a garden room nicely sheltered from the weather, or in the main restaurant where there is cosy and... More

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