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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadn't been for about 12 months so thought we'd see how it was again. Coffee was great but the chai latte lacked in flavour. The cheesecake was rather yummy, but the muffin was dry and crumbly. Service was ok, but certainly lacked in "personableness" and...the free coffee offer and discount through the CultureCard weren't acknowledged (thought that would have been linked through the barcode). So, the whole experience was 50/50, and I believe it could improve easily and without any further financial outlay with adequate training.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a quick coffee and buttered scone..toilets clean and plenty of seats Luckily we parked opposite in 30 minute parking so it did the trick

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 March 2024

simple order - americano with hot water on the side. Date/orange scone (asked if I wanted it warmed up and with butter - yes, please). Scone arrives - lo - cut in half with icing sugar sprinkled on it ????? This is a scone, not...a cake - and then coffee comes. Have to ask for butter, have to ask for hot water. I KNOW the till lass put those in the order. But what's with the icing sugar. Terrible. Coffee was ok, scone was ok. Serving girl was sweet and looked like she enjoyed her job.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 12 February 2024

We were here for a light lunch as we were passing through Timaru. I had a date scone, wife had a pasta with pesto and sun-dried tomato. Food was fine, service was friendly, prices were normal. There is nothing special about the place, but it's...fine for a light meal and we'd go back there again.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 26 January 2024

wont be going back.. had a very average chicken bagel that left me crook for days. I reached out to the cafe and had no response

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 23 July 2023 via mobile

My husband and I ordered two vanilla chais and asked for them to be extra hot.....they came out Luke warm and were just milk. Yuck

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 15 June 2023

we arrived at 8.30pm to a stern face woman who was not at all welcoming or friendly. before we ordered she said you do know we close in half an hour. the hot chocolate we got was luke warm. when we left we had to...walk past her and she did not say thank you or good bye. overall a disappointment experience.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 26 March 2023

We were on a cruise and wanted something different for breakfast - this was the first place we found open and we’re glad we stopped. Bacon and egg roll was delicious as was the chai latte and cappuccino. Seating is inside or out, friendly staff...too.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 27 February 2023 via mobile

The last three visits have had bad customer service. This is a busy cafe, but being busy doesn’t mean you have to be rude to people. These girls barely smile, speak in a snappy tone, and question you when we ask for something. It’s not...hard to smile and be warm to people when it is a hospitality establishment. I feel like some of the younger staff need to have a lesson on manners and etiquette. I highly recommend Yellow Door up the road.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 14 January 2023

The coffee was bitter, bagel’s dry and substandard. The breakfast burrito was soggy. Had to pay for the privilege of parking in Timaru on a Saturday morning. If we didn’t need to stop just to break up a journey we would not have bothered.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 16 November 2022 via mobile

The new renovation looks good! Service from two young girls wasn't great, very minimal. Freezing with aircon blasting. Dirty cup for the tea which was returned & replaced.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 25 October 2022 via mobile

Used to be one of my favourite places to eat a year or two ago. Had a real buzz, very popular. Food is now super ordinary / scrambled eggs on bread (not toast) with a dribble of something non descript to make it look tidy....Doesn’t work. One measly slice of bacon as an option.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 13 February 2022

Poor customer service and long wait for even take aways. On a positive note they do better cheese rolls.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 3 November 2021 via mobile

Thrilled to see they now do salads as always no keto choices apart from their revolting keto slice. It was really delicious too although a very small portion for the price

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 19 June 2021

Visited here a vew times as tempted by the white choffees. These coffees are quite expesnive, so the expectation is for a quality product. My coffees however, were lukewarm, After giving feedback, nothing changed or anything done to allay the let down of a cold...coffee. The message seems to be the customer doesnt matter we will just do what we want.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Coffee Culture Timaru is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4