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Pukeko Junction

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Rt 1, Amberley 8251, New Zealand
(03) 314-8834
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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  • 52
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  • 7
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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very good menu all so different than England's menu, staff very friendly and helpful, lovely place to sit relax and enjoy a meal or just a drink

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
jenny A
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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very good menu all so different than England's menu, staff very friendly and helpful, lovely place to sit relax and enjoy a meal or just a drink

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Thank jenny A
Homer, Alaska, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On the recommendation of a local shop owner, we cycled the back roads from Amberley for lunch and were glad we did. Had a hard time choosing what to order as everything looked tastey. Great coffee and pastries and friendly service.

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Thank BillyDay1957
Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location and good variety of freshly made food. muffin of day freshly baked daily and delicious combinations. Great place to stop either for a coffee and snack or a lunch. Its on our list either coming or going into Christchurch. have to watch out for it as its on a corner and easy to miss. nice sunny outside area... More 

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Thank LeighR625
Jakarta, Indonesia
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

It's a great cafe.. We are on our way to Kaikoura directly as soon as we landed in Christchurch.. We are kind of hungry at the time wo we passed by Amberley and we saw this nice cafe by the road and we stopped by.. Coffee was great as well as tje food served.. 😘

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Thank Merry A
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I had a delicious lunch here! So much selection for a smaller cafe, with perfect coffees to match. The cafe was very full but service was prompt and our food came out fast for the amount of people there. Plenty of places to sit which is always a bonus when eating out, no one likes to wait... More 

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Thank Asfletch
Christchurch, New Zealand
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We have been coming here for years if we just want to blow the Christchurch cobwebs off. Can get very busy at times so can only comment on our visits which are normally mid-week. Both menu and cabinet food is great. Lovely to have the gallery for our overseas visitor companions to peruse while meals are sorted. Our absolute go-to... More 

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Thank ellatravelsnz
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

They are often very busy but manage to serve people quickly and cheerfully. Several seating options plus outdoors which has a tranquil country outlook. They offer a variety of savoury and sweet cabinet food and light meals. Servings are generous and local wines available. The Gallery next door is well worth a browse, they stock the complete range of local... More 

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Thank janhB7129HF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Have been going for years and without fail the food and service is always excellent!! So if you find yourself in the South Island of New Zealand on State Highway No1 just pass Amberley as you're heading into Christchurch please stop, you will not regret it ☕️🍵🍨🍮🍰🍽🍷🍺

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Thank Rodney J
Nelson, New Zealand
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56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Facing the long drive form Christchurch to Nelson today we dropped in for breakfast and more importantly , coffee! We both had the farmer breakfast , just the thing to set us up for the day and the coffee was superb. A great breakie!

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Thank Horotane
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

One of the best café in Canterbury New Zealand just having the egg Benedicts looks perfect ,just finished it it was great plenty of salmon

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Thank Mike J

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rt 1, Amberley 8251, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Amberley
  • Phone Number: (03) 314-8834

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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