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Cafe, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked for lunch as a catch up with Primary School friends from a small school in Mid Canterbury and were not disappointed. We were allowed an extended 'time' at our table which was much appreciated as - having been friends for over 70 years...- there was lots to talk about.! We received FABULOUS service and LOVED our time here.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 23 February 2024

The oddest thing I've ever come across. Because we didn't book, we had to go up to the counter and order. Whereas those that did book got table service (what??). Food very nice, dessert generous, staff very rushed but pleasant. But that whole thing about...not booking so not getting table service was just plain odd.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 8 February 2024

Great place . Has great selection of cakes. We had food from the brunch menu. I had mushrooms on toast. Huge amount and made me full. $27. Was a wet day and so was under cover and they had the heaters going. Good service. we...had my Nephew in a wheelchair and was accommodated for. We didn't realise where the ramp was or there was parking beside ramp so walked from van down. Need wheelchair signs as we have'nt been there before.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 14 January 2024

What a lovely relaxing garden setting for a delicious meal with good friends . The young waiter was friendly and attentive. The raspberry meringue cake was devine as voted by 4 of us. We all loved it here and we will definitely be back

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 11 January 2024

What a delightful setting for a tasty lunch. It was blowing great guns outside the property, but well-sheltered around the café. The staff were efficient and friendly and the food delicious. Despite the bug number of diners, our orders were quickly taken and then delivered...to us in reasonable time. Great selection of tasty dishes at reasonable prices. Thank you Raspberry Café!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 5 January 2024 via mobile

Came here for coffee and cake and it was great. Such an awesome selection of cakes served in big wedges with cream or yoghurt. Light, fluffy and delicious - we could have had a piece of each! Lots of tables were booked for lunch even...on a weekday so worth holding this in mind and planning ahead. There is lots of seating outside but we came on a rainy day and I don’t think we would have got a table if we wanted to have lunch - surely a testament to how good the lunch menu is as well as the cakes. The kids area needs a bit of love, it has potential with the sandpit and nicely fenced in but lots of the spades are broken and the climbing frame isn’t really fit for purpose. Obviously this won’t matter if you don’t have small kids but makes a big difference when visiting with a busy toddler like we were! And if it’s relevant to you, note that there is nothing inside for kids if the weather is bad. We will definitely be back, on a sunny day a slice of cake in the garden would be absolutely perfect!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 28 June 2023

Amazing service and food, staff are super friendly. Worth the drive out of town. Will be back again soon

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 15 April 2023 via mobile

We read about this cafe and decided to stop by while visiting Christchurch. Oh my, the range of cakes they serve were amazing and delicious. We had coffee and a couple of varieties to share. All yum and freshly made. Good service, lovely grounds. Highly...recommended.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 21 February 2023 via mobile

Rasberry Cafe is a fantastic place to sit back, relax in the garden and enjoy their amazing food— the cakes are to die for! Jane is an amazing host along with the rest of the team. It’s the best cafe in the area.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 7 February 2023

The cafe has a lovely outdoor seating area under trees. We ate inside because the outside area was booked out. Our table was booked twice after us at 9 am, so bookings are essential, certainly in weekends. Very good breakfast menu with excellent food and...coffee. The counter food looks outstanding, big fruit tarts, cheese scones, muffins etc, i almost wished i had not eaten breakfast!More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 21 January 2023 via mobile

A very nice brunch at one of our favourite cafes , really good coffee , I had the open chicken sandwich and my girl had the chicken salad . The open chicken sandwich was very nice , the chicken was a wee but dry but...the dressing certainly made up for it and topped of with a double yolk egg, the chicken salad was delicious as always, i lovely atmosphere and service.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 6 January 2023 via mobile

This lovely indoor/outdoor venue on the outskirts of Tai Tapu is a find on a summer’s day. The varied brunch and lunch menu appeals especially to those with a sweet tooth but there are a few good healthy salads and other main options - as...well as a full list of drinks and alcoholic beverages. In addition to the delightful garden setting, the service was delightful - natural and calm (despite full tables) and unpretentious. Thank you to the crew here for a lovely setting and service.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 13 December 2022

Our third time here & had a great experience once again! Food and service was great. The outdoor setting is beautiful and appreciate having our small dog alongside. Always popular so recommend you book especially at the weekend. (A couple of suggestions to make it...even better! A water bowl outdoors for our furry friend, also a ‘Tea for 2’ option on the menu rather than paying for Tea x 2. A second cup is all you need to add).More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 5 December 2022 via mobile

What a stunning setting in the garden to have a beautiful relaxed brunch. Food was excellent. They have a great selection on their menu and the coffee and staff were great. Highly recommend, especially for families with little ones. The garden and playground is totally...set up to accommodate. Five stars, I’ll be back.More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 16 October 2022 via mobile

First visit & super impressed! They were extremely busy but the food came out quickly & was absolutely delicious! Fabulous sitting outside in the sun & great that its dog friendly too!

Date of visit: October 2022
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The Raspberry Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5