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Nosh Cafe

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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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415 West Street | Ashfords Village, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this restaurant is beautifully located in a lovely old house and also on the the main state highway. It is professional run with polite and courteous staff with quality food to match the location

Thank Frank L
New Zealand
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a bigger group and was all good. All our coffee experts loved the coffees. Shake (forgot name) was big success and other customers seemed to agree with their shakes. Brownie very yummy, same as scone. Visit the shop next door for beautiful creations even if you're not into knitting, you'll find a warm blanket ;) toilets are quite... More 

Thank Thenewexplorer
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here as a group of couples. We hadn't booked but the place was quiet at ten am on a Sunday morning so it was ok. It soon got busy and by lunchtime was packed. We all had breakfast meals that were delicious. Unfortunately there was a miscommunication about one meal -no cheese please- but it was remade... More 

Thank Louise L
Hastings, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on our way down to Oamaru, greeted with warm welcome by a genuinely friendly young lady ! Very good coffee and the "Nosh" breakfast was one of the tastiest and generous sized breakfasts out. I don't often give feedback on cafes/restaurants but this deserved a special mention ! We can definitely recommend it. Thanks again for the great... More 

Thank 4Kiwisontour
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Would highly recommend that you have a meal at Nosh while visiting Ashburton. The coffee is exceptional as too is the food and the friendly service. The restaurant itself is cozy and comfortable.

Thank jonzwon
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Great food, service was a little slow, though we did walk in at lunch time- Food was yum, and not bad pricing

Thank Danielle A
Brisbane, Australia
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

On recommendation we booked this restaurant as we were looking for something half way between Waimate and Christchurch to meet extended family. Lucky we booked as there was not a spare seat to be seen. The food in the cabinet caught my eye as it had that home cooked appearance to it. The main menu was good but my preference... More 

Thank Denstrip
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Well Nosh Cafe certainly lived up to the trip advisor reviews when I visited. A little difficult to find for an overseas tourist driving from Christchurch (as it's located off the main road in a precinct .. and the directional signage wasn't all that good BUT the service, staff and food was A+ upon arrival). We were treated like VIPs... More 

Thank mizzbarbie
Hong Kong, China
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

從基督城前往皇后鎮的途中,我們經過了這個Ashburton這個小鎮,就決定到訪這餐廳。我們點了個雜莓smoothie、海藻smoothie、lamb shank of the day和fishermans platter。只看雜莓smoothie就知道一整杯smoothie裡面都是用了很多不同類型的莓。lamb shank比我們想像中還要大分,肉質也很鮮嫩、算得上是入口融化。另外fishermans platter每一樣海鮮都很鮮甜新鮮,裡面有:熟青口、炸魷魚、炸蝦、炸魚柳等海鮮。魚柳很嫩滑、蝦很爽口、青口也挺大隻。這午餐配上美麗的風景和溫暖的陽光根本是無敵的享受!

Thank tzzzyyyyy
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119 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

A great breakfast,brunch joint with alternative options which you wouldn't usually see in your typical breakfast restaurant.My big breakfast had bubble n squeak included which was an interesting addition as I can't recall ever eating it before.There was not a spare seat in the house so you can tell it was quite popular with the Locals,you can see why as... More 

Thank MontyNZ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 West Street | Ashfords Village, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Ashburton
  • Phone Number: 033070070

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?