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“Lovely Coffee, great food,”

Addington Coffee Co-op
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We roast our own fair trade organic Jail Breaker coffee onsite. Free WiFi in the cafe, and bring your dirty washing as we even have our own coin-operated laundromat. The Addington Store - eco-friendly, fairly traded, and/or locally produced gifts and groceries. We also stock Liminal Apparel's range of fair trade organic t-shirts and bags made at Freeset in Kolkata. We have a small farm at Little River supplying produce and free range eggs to the cafe
Christchurch, New Zealand
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely Coffee, great food,”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2012

and sassy staff. Busy breakfast/lunch coffeehouse in Addington, serving breakfasts (and great breakfasts) till 2, and coffee till 4.

Noisy when its full, bustling and cheerful.

Really cool bike rack.

  • Visited June 2012
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“what a cafe should be!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2012

First and foremostly, excellent coffee. Consistently. And Fairtrade certified. Secondly the food. Yum. Base menu on blackboard of breakfast things (try waffles & french toast!), daily specials e.g. soups, salads made to order. Not a huge menu but available choices good and of high quality. Large selection of cabinet food e.g. wraps, filo etc, cakes, slices - change daily. Thirdly, the atmosphere is just right.. busy yet relaxed, retro yet modern, meaning you can bring family, friends, kids. Only thing is to choose timing - sometimes hard to find a good table because its so popular. Try mornings. Fairtrade shop opened as part of cafe - good for gifts (mainly female). Owner (can't remember his name) is very friendly and welcoming, as are the staff. Large open floor layout with dining tables, couches and high benches as well as outdoor tables front and back. Little touches - flags of the world instead of table numbers, old-fashioned NZ teaspoons. Wi-fi available on Zenbu network. Favourite cafe in Christchurch.

  • Visited June 2012
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great Coffee, Great Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2012

so relaxing here, and wonderful staff. Nothing a problem. Good parking at rear of building too

Visited June 2012
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great vibe, great people”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012

This is a great place to meet people. The vibe is super positive and the food is good too.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank Obviou5
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Auckland
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296 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“best coffee, great atmosphere, lively and busy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2012

We dont live in Christchurch but every time we visit, we head to Addington Coffee Co-op. The atmosphere is always lively and friendly and busy. The coffee is excellent and the food choice is great-I like the trade aid shop and the philosophy of the cafe.

  • Visited May 2012
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