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Nosh Cafe

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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free
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415 West Street | Ashfords Village, Ashburton, New Zealand
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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196 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 reviews
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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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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116 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Wasn't child friendly here and no customer service at all by checking how food was and not clearing tables around us. Food underrated from this place. Won't be back

Thank kiwi_catherine
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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131 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Finally made it here to have something to eat after threatening to on a couple of recent visits. Whenever we've been, the staff have been amazing. Service standards are very high here. Coffee is switch espresso and usually made consistently well which is always very nice. Our brunch of croissant and eggs benedict was rustic and well cooked with a... More 

Thank ViralPoet
Ashburton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Huge busy day there. Staff attentive, meal timely and great tasting. try the thrice cooked potatoes, incredible

Thank davidI1637OU
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We went in hoping to just get a bite to eat for lunch after buying some supplies in the Ashford shop. Fantastic food. We went back the next day to get some coffee. Also great.

Thank Narda C

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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
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
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, 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?