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Vic's Cafe & Bake

132 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3662054
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (57 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
132 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy and bustling. Food and coffee was ok and I was glad that they had glutenfree options. But as we discovered later we may actually have been overcharged by quite a bit. Being our first breakfast in a new place, on a busy Saturday morning,...More

Thank Brigitte B
Graham P, Owner at Vic's Cafe & Bake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Brigitte I have found your till receipt, as an owner I appreciate honest reviews ! be they positive or negative. Eggs Benedict $19.00 Gluten Free $0.00 Bacon and Eggs $18.00 on toast Butter $0.50 Cappuccino lge $5.00 Cappuccino $4.50 Total $47.00 Cash $50.00 Change...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here many time for breakfast and coffee. Counter orders but all cooked breakfast made to order. Coffee here is good and comes reasonable fast even if the place is busy, which it is most mornings. Parking can be only issue around 8-10.00am even in...More

Thank Harry7264
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I visited VIC's cafe today for a coffee. A mocha which a lot would say is not really a coffee anyway... I love Vic's it's great vibe, great decor yumi breads but the coffee today... Is seriously not good at all. The cup wasn't full,...More

Thank vchic56
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a place that did a traditional English breakfast and thanks to Trip Advisor I found myself at Vic’s. it was exactly what I was after. Casual decor, friendly staff, prompt service and the best English breakfast I’ve had in a while....More

Thank Kiwiontour_50
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Went to Vic’s for a coffee. Had a latte and blueberry and pear muffin. Got our coffee promptly despite the place being busy. Went on a Sunday so parking was easy. On a weekday parking may be problematic. They bake breads as well. Coffee was...More

1  Thank BoboRick
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We were staying for a few days on Bealey Avenue, we were recommended to go here by Lee at Amross Motels and we were not disappointed. We went every day! Beautiful food, excellent service and great coffee. The food came out in very “ snappy...More

1  Thank Holiday09Nz
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I ordered a cappuccino which was really good, and a bagel with cream cheese and smoked salmon. The salmon was good but the bagel was way too hard. My husband ordered a latte and the big breakfast. Total bill was around $46, which is a...More

1  Thank Devika I
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We walked here from our motel for breakfast on two mornings. The breakfasts were good and the staff was very attentive and helpful. On the second morning we purchased some bread and it was terrific! Wish we had some of it at home.

1  Thank S M
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Our motel owner recommended Vic's. I wasn't impressed. Had breakfast there this morning. Unsmiling and uninterested staff member took our order. I tried to order a fresh squeezed orange juice, but even though they have fresh juices you have to have a minimum of 2...More

Thank William W
Graham P, Owner at Vic's Cafe & Bake, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hi William W, We do not do fresh squeezed Orange juice, if we did we would have a fresh squeezed orange juice machine ! it's not on the menu Our Menu Juice $5.00 Orange,Apple,Grapefruit,Pineapple Fresh Juice $7.00 Carrot,Apple,Pear,Ginger,Celery,Orange I can see the misunderstanding so we...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018

It was lovely to come across this place after a long dog walk as there was a water bowl outside and plenty of outdoor seating. I requested a medium coffee with no froth. After a long wait and then service by an unsmiling non communicative...More

1  Thank Joanne A
Graham P, Owner at Vic's Cafe & Bake, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Good morning JoAnne , I apologize for the lack of communication over your coffee ,we take pride in serving you the coffee of your choice from our menu. Can you please tell me the time and day you came in and I will see what...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3662054
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Open plan indoor outdoor busy local Cafe , good magazines and large tables to spread the newspaper out ! Solos, large groups,couples will all feel at home. In their 16th year same owner and make all their own food and bread which is sold in store or at their bakery in Ferrymead.
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