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Antigua Boat Sheds

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-366 5885
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

I love going for a kayak in summertime - try to go at least 1 - 2 times each summer, if not more. People can kayak, canoe, row or punt their way down the river. It's so much fun! If you take duck food, you'll...More

Thank Astrav
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while visiting the hospital very close by. Right by the waters edge warm and fantastic food, with great staff, busy with locals and others. Lots of work going on around so also very busy with workmen. Heaps on the menu and also plenty...More

Thank daibach999
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely cafe with picturesque views of the waterway and ducks leisurely swimming by. There is plenty of indoor seating which keeps you comfortably out of the weather but does not detract from the setting. The food was very tasty and cooked well;...More

Thank MsJaneyL
Reviewed July 4, 2017

A must try for breakfast in the summer. Sitting along the Avon on a warm day in their outdoor part of the cafe while sipping a coffee demolishing hollandaise gives this place a a hierarchy the others just can't replicate

1  Thank Marzy_Jane
Reviewed June 23, 2017

The Boat shed cafe allows you to relax watching the punts and rowing boats go by as you have your coffee. The staff are always obliging and the food is tempting. Being near the botanical gardens and the museum is a plus. The cafe cat...More

Thank anneS4123UG
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Always tempting, always busy and the appealing deck and seats are a bonus alongside the river. The cabinet food is always interesting, with changes, a daily menu and the coffee is good.

Thank PauleLec
Reviewed May 16, 2017

A lovely setting on the Avon with boats punting up and down. Went on Mothers day very busy but not too long of a wait about 20mins. Ordered coffee to have while waiting which was luke warm but no problems replacing. Meal was very enjoyable...More

Thank Sambie10
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Great cafe with a beautiful view. I've only just moved into Christchurch and have made this my local. Especially on a sunny day.

Thank Karetai
Reviewed March 30, 2017

The food outlet is on the bank of the Avon River by the Botanical Gardens. We decided on toasties and a few hot chips. The toastie I had was tooooo hot and the chips not all that great. Because there are a lot of people...More

1  Thank 4x4wheelers
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

I've had a bit of a hiatus to trip advisor, and it's a little disappointing that my first review back will be a negative one, however I feel that I need get this one off my chest. I recently had to spend 5 days at...More

Thank samsammypepper
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Wendy B
January 5, 2017|
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Response from Annika j | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure I seen gluten free in the cabinet :) best to ring
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-366 5885
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