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Allure Cafe and Gallery

$$ - $$$, Healthy,
11 West End | North Canterbury, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 7402
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
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Grill, Healthy, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 West End | North Canterbury, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great Little Cafe
"My large family of 7 visited there on a rainy February day."
Melissa M
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2. Great Breakfast/atmosphere
"What a cute place to start the day in."
Arthur B
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3. Home baked slices & Cookies
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our breakfast and coffees so much we went back the next day for more! Friendly service and affordable prices with delicious food - winning combination!

Thank AileenatSOL
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed April 18, 2018

This place is small and innocuous but deserves recognition. I had an excellent ham omelette with a lovely black coffee. Recommended for a hearty breakfast.

1  Thank supertaf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had breakfast here today. The young lady had to both take orders and do the cooking. Our meals were superb and the service excellent. Would heartily recommend this cafe!!

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on my own at that time. I got an excellent service. Staff was very busy to clean the kitchen while I had my coffee. I liked it.

1  Thank BackPacker819104
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff. They had a good deal - coffee and muffin for $8. The place is tidy and cute. Wasn’t busy when I’ve been there

Thank marvf119
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I grabbed a quick lunch here on our way through Kaikoura. Service was prompt and friendly. The Chicken and Apricot pizza was fantastic, with a nice thin crispy base and plenty of toppings including cream cheese. I got a fright when I...More

1  Thank Drewballs
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I ate at Allure Cafe on 10 September and found the service to be friendly and quick and the food delicious! I had the chicken and avocado toastie and it was wonderful balance of buttery grilled bread, a generous amount of tasty chicken, and creamy...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

The food is really good and tasteful. The place is calm and friendly. Also the city os amazing, it is worth coming and enjoying the place and amazing views.

Thank Leonardo B
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Finally got the chance to go back to Allure Cafe after the earthquakes and was pleasantly surprised. I can honestly say they make the best banana and bacon pancakes I have ever had

1  Thank elisehorneeh
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

As a food safety auditor I can say this is a very clean and tidy cafe with great food and service at a reasonable price .

Thank Christopher L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $59
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 West End | North Canterbury, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 7402
  • E-mail
Family owned and run licenced cafe in our beautiful town of Kaikoura. Offering a good range of seafood, meat dishes and salads. Families welcome (We have a special Kids Menu) We also cater for finger food snacks and our forever popular Pizza's (with our special offer buy 2 and get 1 free). We welcome larger groups but please book first and we will open up especially if you would like a meal out of our hours
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