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The Villas - CLOSED

290-292 Montreal Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-365 6066
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (46 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (19 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
290-292 Montreal Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 637 reviews

Reviewed 24 September 2018

What a lovely way to spend our last night in Christchurch. Snuggled in near the open fire, we enjoyed a delicious meal and great service.

Thank am2500
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Villas is a wonderful place for breakfast. The entrees are pricey, but they're also HUGE and have creative combinations with very good flavors. It's a pretty place, with beautiful art prints on the walls. The atmosphere is warm and comfortable -- the look and...More

Thank JohnsonIV
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Have been to many Cafes in Christchurch, but, none compare to my experience at The Villa. Great service, and it was such a quaint establishment, and the FOOD, I had the Salmon Eggs Benedict (my favourite), and it was amazing. My partner had pancakes, and...More

Thank leeneykordich
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Had to write review as our experience was great. We had lamb shoulder and salmon. Both we excellent. The toffee sticky date dessert was also very very good. Service was friendly and efficient. Quality, pleasant dining experience. Would definitely return.

Thank amanda1996
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

First class establishment. Excellent food choices. Rapid service and pleasant surroundings. Perfect for inner-city business meetings.

Thank David T
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Had a beautiful lunch with my wife and nana here !!great tasting coffee amazingly flavoured food and very reasonably priced. Great sized portions. Have been here before for a couple of casual beers an the service has always been great!! Definitely one of those return...More

Thank Explorer783388
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This place is a cute tidy little restaurant that never disappoints. The food is always cooked to perfection. Service is friendly and prompt. The food is usually quick but last night was a little slow but I’m guessing it was because there was a big...More

Thank apriln510
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Decided to go for coffee after a dinner out with friends. Got to the Villas and ended up having dessert. I had Gooey Chocolate dessert with ice cream and berry coulee. Gooey Chocolate was great but the berry coulee was too sweet and and didn't...More

Thank 1assetsltd
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Great place for a romantic dinner. We had the duck and the beef cheeks. Very tasty and reasonable pricing. Good portions too, you don’t feel stuffed, so we could fit in desserts and coffee. We’ll be back.

Thank explore-wine-dine
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

My partner and I have been here many times before and can't fault this place ! :) Got a good deal on grab one . The meals are always to the highest quality Great size portions and the service is excellent. Steak was cooked perfect...More

Thank charblok
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290-292 Montreal Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand (Formerly The Coffee House)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 6066
  • E-mail
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