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Cafe Raeward

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$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
800 Harewood Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-359 2772
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“lemon curd” (4 reviews)
“dukkah eggs” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
800 Harewood Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We chose this café due to their good range of food and weren't disappointed. Staff were happy to oblige individual food requests and we all left feeling very full! Can highly recommend.

Thank Lacey02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a breakfast with friends this morning. We should have booked as we didn’t realise how busy the place is/was. Staff quickly sorted us a table and organised coffees, which were excellent. Breakfast was tasty and had good gluten and even vegan options! Would definitely...More

Thank Sarah-Jane G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We often go here for breakfast and are always impressed with the food and wonderful staff! Lots of gluten free options! Recommend highly!!

1  Thank Jac1313
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Upon my return to Christchurch this was the first cafe I wanted to return to. Their standard of food, coffee and service is still at the high standard. Food is always fresh and tasty. I always ask for extra hot mocha, this means my coffee...More

1  Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I am a regular at Cafe Raeward. I love the coffee, Dukkah Eggs, and Smoothie Bowls. Plus the staff here are always very friendly. A great start to the morning, and then I whip in next door to the store for my fresh produce. Two...More

1  Thank Samantha L
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for four people No problem there 3 ordered coffee and said it wasn't very hot and I ordered tea which was below warm. We put it down to the long wait we had before it arrived. Meal finally arrived which once...More

Thank karichchch
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We dined here for breakfast two days in a row....Christchurch has a range of cafes but this place is hard to beat in terms of value, food and choice. Thanks so much to all the staff....you were really friendly and helpful and it was most...More

1  Thank 462jillc
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

While staying not far from this cafe decided to have our breakfast there. We were greeted warmly and given our menu's. Ordered breakfast and coffee. Our breakfasts were great. It was nice to see the Gluten free toast well toasted poached eggs at just the...More

1  Thank Gael G
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Excellent choice and quality of food. Busy cafe but good service. Good coffee and tea. Relaxed atmosphere and child friendly.

1  Thank Christine W
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Plenty of parking. It was really busy when we visited, which is always a good sign. However, hard to get a table. Long queue to order food. Vegetable panini was pretty good, wedges were average. Coffee was worth coming back for.

Thank Lara B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Harewood Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-359 2772
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