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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Diner
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 8 April 2021 via mobile

Great service and delicious food! If you are hungry - this is the place to go! It was busy when I went during the easter break so book in advance if you dont want to wait. I didn't mind and it was worth it!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 15 December 2020

went for father in laws birthday, was a busy morning but so close to christmas its understandable. but the food arrived quickly and more importantly the coffee arrived first! its not morning till cup #3 ! all the food was of good quality and good...sized proportions which is a miracle in NZ. service nice and friendly and very quick for coffee refills .More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 11 December 2020

It is great to see Drexels still going strong. There is really is something for everyone on the menu and the prices are still reasonable for the amount of food you get. One person just ordered a collection of sides and that was not a...problem! We went on a Saturday morning. Book a table if you want a certain time and order straight away but be prepared to wait for your food. We ordered relatively quickly and the wait for food was almost had me asking a server where our food was. We never got the complimentary toast but it didn't matter because we could barely finish the food we ordered. A must do breakfast experience when in Christchurch.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

Had brunch there on a weekend trip to Christchurch. It was very busy but staff was great, friendly and welcoming. Banana pancake stack with blueberries, maple syrup and extra bacon were delicious 10/10. Really good filter coffee too with free top up.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 26 August 2020 via mobile

Breakfast / brunch. Outstanding food. Lovely waitress. Definitelyworth a visit and close to the Westfield mall for convenience. Clean and nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 16 June 2020 via mobile

Thank you Drexels for being the only place we could find in CHCH that served an omelette, and it was a damn good omelette as well. It was a busy Saturday morning, the restaurant was full, and we had not booked. The concierge still managed...to find a us a place at the bar, which was fine. It enabled us to watch what was going on. We observed every single staff member, either in the kitchen, or serving, working fast and genuinely taking pride in their jobs, and each other. They worked fast and efficiently while still smiling when dealing with customers either in person or on the phone. We saw this all first hand. Who ever owns this restaurant, you have wonderful staff, and for that hour last Saturday, they worked very well, and still served lovely food, with a smile. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending your restaurantMore

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 14 June 2020 via mobile

We were served by a delightful waitress called Maddy . We sat at the bar and watched as a very happy team cooked and delivered meals. The food could not be faulted and we left very happy. Would definitely recommend this place to all

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 25 April 2020 via mobile

I always visit Drexel’s when I go home to Christchurch. Crispy bacon, the best hash brown you will ever eat. Whipped butter. Great coffee!!! I miss you Drexel’s!!!!!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 14 April 2020

Drexel's is a very popular breakfast destination. It's located across the street from the Westfield Mall where you can park for free. I ordered the "Drexel’s Special" with Bacon, Eggs, Pancakes, and Hashbrowns. My spouse went for the Pancakes and Bacon. The Hashbrowns were “different”...than I'm accustomed to in the US, and both the Scrambled Eggs and Bacon could have been cooked more. The Pancakes were big, fluffy syrup-soakers. We found the multiple servers frustrating; our food came out before our juices were delivered.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 20 February 2020 via mobile

Lovely American dinner feel family restaurant. Great breakfast, delicious pancakes and overall a great find. I will be back. Fresh food, great waffles too.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Drexel's Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4