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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 good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“lemon curd” (4 reviews)
“moroccan lamb” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
800 Harewood Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Reasonable food cooked with plenty of seasoning to help the modest cooking skills. The breakfasts can be large so bring your appetite. Coffee is quite good. Toilets are disappointing. Can get busy so you may need to wait for a table.

Thank neoporcupinex
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great food, great coffee. Helpful and friendly staff. If you had children it would be the place to go.

Thank darlinghurst1234
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Visited today with 3 work colleagues and we all thoroughly enjoyed our visit and liked the food and service a lot. It is certainly a popular destination and thankfully we booked and there was plenty of parking. We went there because it was close to...More

Thank 99Kris
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Three of us went for brunch. The food was definitely four out of five material. In fact the major criticism was that plates were not hot with brunch or breakfast dishes. Cafes should do better. Coffee not quite as good. Friendly service. Definitely worth going...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Had pukka poached eggs on toast. The toast is a bit hard to cut, service is friendly and prompt. Nice place to have a cuppa with friends .

Thank Wang J
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I was early to pick up a friend from the airport. I stopped o. At Raeward to kill time. The cafe was busy, clean and warm. Exactly what I needed while I waited for the flight to land.

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The kids can't go wrong here with a munch box. Always a hit no matter the age. Fabulous brunch place, bug you'll fare better with a booking. Also popular with mums needing a coffee break as there is an under 8's playground. Not the best...More

Thank Tiffany C
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We wanted to combine Grandmas birthday with a day out for the Grandchildren. Raeward was the perfect choice ,the youngsters had their munchboxes full of fresh healthy food and the adults were able to select from a nice tidy lunch menu .The Blue cod was...More

Thank bugsey23
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Close to airport, with fresh vege on sale and produce, not too bad the meal choice at this popular roadside cafe

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is my go to cafe for any catch up. Love the food, the coffee, the staff and the atmosphere. You can't go wrong going to Raewood. It's now my friends and family go-to cafe as well.

Thank heytoray
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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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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