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“Nice view but rather 'cold' reception”
Review of Sign of the Kiwi

Sign of the Kiwi
Ranked #16 of 183 Quick Bites in Christchurch
Price range: $8 - $34
Description: Historical cafe on top of Dyers pass road with amazing views of both the Canterbury plain and the Peninsula.all our food is made onsite using local organic produce from the farmers around us . Great walks on offer around the port hills with lots of wildlife . One of the most favorite spot for locals.
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Description: Historical cafe on top of Dyers pass road with amazing views of both the Canterbury plain and the Peninsula.all our food is made onsite using local organic produce from the farmers around us . Great walks on offer around the port hills with lots of wildlife . One of the most favorite spot for locals.
Reviewed 7 February 2023 via mobile

Lovely view and setting but somewhat disappointed with the visit. Ordered drinks ( coffees ) and cakes and selected our table. Given wrong table number so had to keep watch out for waitress in case she went to wrong table. Cakes served straight away...and waited...waited for coffee-by which time cakes were nearly eaten. Coffee was nice but then all disjointed and we didn't stay long. Shame-potential is there but perhaps lack of effort knowing so many stop

Date of visit: February 2023
Thank S5457NVandrewl
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Reviewed 4 February 2023

This place doubtless doesn't need another review, but the location is stellar and the coffee is, too. Try the date scones -- delicious. Perfect pre-hike or as your post-hike reward; great views. Oh, if you want takeaway coffee, take your own mug; there are no "to go" cups available. Good for them!

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 29 January 2023

Enjoyed a beautiful celebration at the Sign of the Kiwi. This was a private function held on a gorgeous evening, superb location, divine catering and incredible service. All celebrations should be this special. Thanks so much.

Date of visit: January 2023
Thank Sweeney48
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Reviewed 23 January 2023

called for a bite to eat with family, the place was very busy, but we managed to bag a table, the food was delicious.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 10 December 2022

Lovely friendly staff in a wonderful location.

I visited with friends for brunch . They both had the Kiwi Stack . I ordered seafood chowder a particular favourite of mine. The Stacks were fine but the chowder was very disappointing. A small bowl of very tasty broth, with loads of finely chopped carrot. A regular trick when padding out seafood chowder. I honestly found only one piece of seafood, a small squid ring. Not impressive . At a cost of $18.00 very poor value.

Quite a ripoff

Date of visit: November 2022
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Thank charliecovkid7491
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Eric D, Owner at Sign of the Kiwi, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2022

Hi there, you should have told us on the day that you were disappointed we would have changed it or we would have give you some sort of compensation .

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