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Paris for the Weekend

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All reviews brunch eggs benedict french toast cheese scone high tea old railway cabinet food historic building coffee and tea pretty cafe bone china railway station beautiful decor the river light lunch staff were friendly vintage
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

We were travelling down the SH1 and diverted into Kaiapoi in search of brunch and a rest from the wheel. On the recommendation of a lady in the I-site we found Paris for the weekend in the relocated, old railway station. A haven of peace...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BarbaraV340
Reviewed February 4, 2019

We tried this place for lunch during the week and it wasnt overly busy. The cabinet food looked good at fair prices but we ordered pasta of the day and crepes. Coffee and tea were both good. as were the crepes. The pasta - garlic...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Maree R
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Friends and I thought we would try this cafe in Kaiapoi. Standard cafe fare but very pricey for both hot drinks and baked goods. One of the staff was collecting up cutlery and crockery as each person finished which we found to be intrusive and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cassandra M
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

It was a warm Saturday morning so Toni and I decided to have brunch. I suggested Paris for the weekend as a new (for her) venue. At 9.30 am it was pleasantly quiet and we got my favourite table in the corner with comfy cushions...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mamalou13
Charlotte J, Manager at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2019

Thank you for your lovely review. We really appreicate the time that you took to let us know.

Reviewed November 14, 2018

With road works outside when we visited it wasnt always evident how to get into the place, but there is a car park so make sure you get in and check it out. Housed in the old relocated Railway station this place is lovely. A...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sid H
Reviewed November 12, 2018

If you are in Kaiapoi and looking for a café which offers something a bit different then make sure that you try Paris for the Weekend. It is located in a cute wee old stand alone railway station building and has very vintage/eclectic décor. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SD2606
charl0ttej5, Manager at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you appreciated the cafe. We do keep the cabinet food covered because it keeps it fresher. We are often complimented on our friendly staff and I am sorry that you did not find this to...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018

Based in the old railway station (restored) at Kaiapoi, this little cafe has character aplenty, with its history reflected in its layout and decor. The staff were very welcoming to our group of 20 walkers enjoying a late spring afternoon stroll along the riverside. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Murray L
charl0ttej5, Manager at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for your review. Pleased that you had a lovely time and we enjoyed having your walking group in. We had made the muffins especially for you so were pleased that you enjoyed them. Blueberry and Custard cannot be beaten :)

Reviewed October 28, 2018

We went to this cafe for morning tea last week and enjoyed the experience. The staff were friendly and helpful, decor is well done, and the scones we had, delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rayjenk
charl0ttej5, Manager at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Pleased that you had a good experience and that you enjoyed our scones. We are changing the flavours all the time so you will have to come back :)

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Very pleased with our first visit to this interesting cafe in an older refurbished building beside the river. The staff were very friendly and helpful and committed to providing an enjoyable and satisfying experience. There was a reasonable variety of homemade food and our group...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Barry5252
charl0ttej5, Manager at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you for your feedback :) Really pleased that you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed October 16, 2018

Had a late brunch of Eggs Benedict and the care taken to get the eggs just right and the bacon crispy was exemplary. Had all 3 staff members come over while I was eating to ask if my meal was satisfactory - felt it was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julie D
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