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Nosh Cafe

Café, Bistro
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415 West Street, Ashburton, New Zealand
033070070
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 15
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    Very good
  • 7
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food great, coffee not so much

We had lunch here the other day, and have never been disappointed with the variety of food or quality. I have always found it confusing when entering tho, do you sit down if you want to eat off the menu and they will serve you, or do you order at the counter? There needs to be some kind of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2014
Robanna121
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Ashburton, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Nosh is a convenient stop for people travelling through Ash-vegus. The food is nice and coffee hit the spot. On this occasion I found the staff a little disorganised. In an odd twist, there were an inordinate number of house flies in the cafe and we found ourselves swatting at them to keep them off our food. To be clear,... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The food selection did not have a large enough variety. Most meals on menu sold out, so left with only a few options after standing in a long line waiting to be served. Obviously a very popular place for lunch, so get in early or miss the main meals. The food served was okay. The gift shop made up for... More 

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Albury, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is always busy! I've been for lunch quite a few times as there is a good selection of food. The service is good but lacks a bit when busy. It's my go-to place for lunch in town.

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Canora, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I have been there three times now. The first time the waitress was very good. The food was good and seemed fresh. Our two other visits were very disheartening. Their selection of baked goods has not changed in the three week period we visited. We also were not served at our table since our first visit. I certainly don't like... More 

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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

we went with hubbies mum, sister, brother in law & nephew...the food was very delicious...I had pasta which I dont normally order...it was very enjoyable...would recommend to anyone.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The craft shops are really great lots of different things and the food was the best and great service.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The staff were most helpful accommodating by setting a table for 12 without a prior booking on a very busy day. The luncheon meals were all very appetizing. Three ladies went back the next day to enjoy another delightful lunch. Personally I loved the pictures .

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Ashburton, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had lunch here the other day, and have never been disappointed with the variety of food or quality. I have always found it confusing when entering tho, do you sit down if you want to eat off the menu and they will serve you, or do you order at the counter? There needs to be some kind of direction... More 

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Christchurch
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We've stopped at this cafe a number of times on our way north. The food is always presented in an artistic way, and tastes beautiful. We have noticed however, that the prices are quite high for the size of the meals. I asked for a 'small' salad and I've never been served a salad in such a small bowl (lucky... More 

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Christchurch
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Had a quick trip to Ashburton and needed a lunch stop. Stopped in at Nosh for a bite to eat. We sat outside in the unseasonally warm sun.. And had a great lunch. I had the baked feta with warmed olives, roasted capsicum with ciabatta which had a wonderfully dressed small green salad. Absolutely delicious. Great food and service as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 415 West Street, Ashburton, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Ashburton
  • Phone Number: 033070070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Café, Bistro

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