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“Great atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Boatshed Cafe

Boatshed Cafe
2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch, New Zealand
(03) 366 6768
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Ranked #140 of 658 Restaurants in Christchurch
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Christchurch, New Zealand
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I love love love this café! It is one of my favourites, it has great atmosphere being on the banks of the river avon, and the staff are efficient and helpful. The café style food is excellent, with a great choice of cabinet food as well as a blackboard menu. Indoor or outdoor eating is available and it is lovely to watch the canoes as they go by while you eat. A lovely place.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Melbourne
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102 reviews 102 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Very appealing location right on the Avon River. Good variety of cafe food and reasonably priced. Good atmosphere to eat and relax.

Visited December 2012
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Close to the Public Hospital”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

There is a good variety of food available. You can sit inside or outside. This cafe is close to the hospital and a good place to escape to if you have family in the hospital.

Visited November 2012
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Birmingham
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Super Sausage Roll!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Such a quaint little place! We ended up here after a walk in the park, and so glad we found it. The outdoor seating is sheltered so when it started to rain we could still enjoy watching the river. The staff were all very attentive and friendly, offering to pull down the partition to cut out the downpour.
The food is very tasty! And the biggest sausage roll I've ever eaten! My other half had a chicken burrito and wouldn't stop talking about it for the rest of the holiday.
Better still they had a resident kitty who is very friendly with the customers.
Lots of food on offer, lovely atmosphere, a great place for stopping by.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“take your four legged friend”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

after a walk in Hagley park this is a great place to relax by the river with a coffee while your dog gets a bowl of water and treats. There is a dog free area inside where you order your food and a covered area option for rainy days or an outside area for sunny days to sit with your dog. The food is great too and so is the coffee. You can hire a canoe and go for a row through the park afterwards.Service is good you can text your order from the park to save waiting. Get a loyalty card and enjoy a free coffee after buying five.
Established in 1882

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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