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Vic's Cafe & Bake

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132 Victoria St, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3662054
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Description: Open plan indoor outdoor busy local Cafe , good magazines and large tables...
Open plan indoor outdoor busy local Cafe , good magazines and large tables to spread the newspaper out ! Solos, large groups,couples will all feel at home. In their 16th year same owner and make all their own food and bread which is sold in store or at their bakery in Ferrymead.
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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautiful breakfast spot

Our hotel recommended us this lovely cafe and it turned out a perfect breakfast spot. The place felt very energetic inside, a nice blend of locals and tourists. It felt quite authentic and friendly. The breakfast dishes were delicious, and we especially enjoyed the savory muffins (we took some to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Eliza_Bucharest
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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169 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Our hotel recommended us this lovely cafe and it turned out a perfect breakfast spot. The place felt very energetic inside, a nice blend of locals and tourists. It felt quite authentic and friendly. The breakfast dishes were delicious, and we especially enjoyed the savory muffins (we took some to go). Cosy, intimate, vibrant and very good food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Good variety and selection in the cabinet. The salads looked so good I got a selection of three of them, with a vegetable fritata. Very tasty and was perfect lunch dinning. Staff were super friendly, and the service I got was very quick.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Pumping on a Sunday at brunch time, this place was pretty good, although very noisy. I had a savoury muffin which was humongous, and my friend had a coffee. Unfortunately the table we were at was not flat (as was the floor on one whole side of the café) so when the waitress put the coffee down it spilt a... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The sweet pancakes come with a caramelized banana on top and even taste like they have banana inside of them. I'm a big pancake fan and these did not disappoint! The French toast was also very good. Great breakfast place overall!

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Stillwater, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I had muesli and fruit which was excellent along with good coffee. The bread looked tempting. The casual seating was inviting and comfortable. Many of the other diners looked like they were regulars.

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Taranaki
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Big breakfast was OK - had much better for half the price at $22. Pumpkin feta spinach (and something else) filo was dry with ingredients mashed unrecognisably together - odd taste. Coffee was nice, parking difficult. Nothing spectacular overall. Kids at other table looked like they were loving the pancakes though.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Yummy breakfast,very busy place which is always a good sign. Real quick service. Eggs florentine tasty. our son loves French toast,and rated this 8/10..the bakery has the best ciabatta to buy as well. They only make the scones during the week,none in the weekends which was disappointing ...

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Really nice cafe w great doof and friendly service. Scrambled eggs were beatiful and silky-creamy and the sourough bread has a good crumb Parking is a bit tricky in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Good spot for a coffee and breakfast, there is a lovely inside area and outdoor seating as well. Staff are super friendly and the specials were wonderful.

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Christchurch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Simply the best breakfast on Victoria Street. The Eggs Florentine are unbeatable - so so good. Great coffee too - be sure to get one for the road!

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Additional Information about Vic's Cafe & Bake

Address: 132 Victoria St, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3662054
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15
Cuisine: Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 132 Victoria St, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3662054

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Open plan indoor outdoor busy local Cafe , good magazines and large tables to spread the newspaper out ! Solos, large groups,couples will all feel at home. In their 16th year same owner and make all their own food and bread which is sold in store or at their bakery in Ferrymead.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

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