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Cafe, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 2 May 2023

The service was impressive as always :) The girls and I had a laugh yesterday and they are all so polite and friendly and helpful in there. It makes SUCH a difference, and why we always go back there. Parking not too much hassle (unless...people park right next to you when they don't need to). Food and drinks delicious, great to get a real fruit smoothie. Also a big fan of the sparkling water on tap - such a treat and yet another reason to return. Thank you so much to all the staff!!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 24 April 2023

Went for breakfast here as it was highly rated. Happy to say we were not disappointed! We had Not Just Eggs and have to say it was possibly our breakfast of the trip! Delicious flavours that blended perfectly and coffee was really good as well!...Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 29 August 2022

Very busy when we arrived for breakfast which is always a good sign. Our coffee came out quickly and was really good. I thought there would be a wait for the food but there wasn't. My big breakfast was tasty and huge, so big I...couldn't finish it. When we left there was a queue, not surprising.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 30 January 2022 via mobile

Amazing food , extremely tasty and fresh with a great range, staff were exceptional . On my list to come back to multiple times for lunch.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 2 July 2021 via mobile

With good parking at the door this is ideal for weekend brunch Wide range of dishes on the menu and excellent coffee. Outdoor seating also available

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 13 March 2021 via mobile

Once again we come into here for some food and coffee and it never disappoints, they constantly change up the food and the coffee is also great. Only problem for me is finding a table....😊, but that’s just a sign of their popularity.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 19 August 2020

Lovely cafe with cabinet full of food. The chocolate waffles and eggs benedict were delicious. The staff were really helpful and the coffee was brought out quickly.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 8 June 2020

My partner and I stopped in at Luciano's for breakfast. As it was busy the waitress explained that we'd have to wait for a table; which was understandable. However, we were both really disappointed when the waitress gave away 2 tables while we were clearly...waiting like she had asked us to. Also these were call in's like us (people who hadn't made reservations). When she came back to us she explained that we'd have to eat outside as she'd given away our table. No apology. I replied don't bother we'd rather eat somewhere where we don't get rude service or lack thereof. My partner and I were both very disappointed as we had previously had good meals here but needless to say we won't be going back.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 24 February 2020 via mobile

I had the big breakfast, which was quite good. Poached eggs cooked well, bacon was tasty, chorizo sausage was great. No mash, so had toast instead, which was ok, mushrooms good. Berry smoothie was fantastic.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 29 December 2019 via mobile

Came here to try it out because we knew they had good coffee. Coffee was great and food was amazing. Southern Fried chicken bene and the avocado smash were both delicious. Sat outside in the sun and was reasonably sheltered from the northerly.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 11 December 2019 via mobile

Went to their “sister” cafe this week and it was amazing so tried here... disappointed. Staff were rude and too busy to even see what’s going on around them. Food was ok but not amazing and coffee was burnt! First place in a week that...I would say I would not go back to! Very loud place and cold if you sit near the door to the light shop as air con blasting! No baby changing facility so had to use the floor to chan babies nappy...disables toilet though! How hard is it to install a changing table? Very disappointed in this cafe...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

We were there just yesterday and i ordered a chickpea salad. Last night i vomited the entire salad, didnt sleep well due to stomach cramps.I had just spoken to one of their staff over the phone and she re assured me that the chickpea salad...was made fresh on that day, well i vomited the chickpea so it must not have been fresh. I am sincerely disappointed coz i used to like going here but now im not coming back.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 10 August 2019

There was about 12 of us for lunch, we had pre-ordered our meals. Within 5 minutes of arriving our meals were served. Great service and lovely lunches, along with coffee. Thank you.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a hot drink on a cold Christchurch day. I loved the feeling of the cafe and listening to some kiwi music. Unfortunately we waited nearly 30 minutes for our drinks and when I asked if they had forgotten...about us, there was no apology just that they had been busy. The biscuit was dry and not much flavor, although the lollie cake was yummy.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 July 2019

Potato salad just ok.Chocolate milkshake far too sweet not able to finish it.Friends latte only luke warm,macaroni salad nice

Date of visit: June 2019
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LUCIANO ESPRESSO BAR, Christchurch - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Luciano Espresso Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4