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New Zealand, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 13 August 2020 via mobile

Tucked in behind the sunny windows on a cold winters morning enjoyed a lovely breakfast. Eggs Benedict Salmon for me and the mushroom stack for my wife. Lovely food and extra friendly staff

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020 via mobile

Wanting a quick bite we checked out the menu and thought it looked okay. The all day breakfast was a good option so hotcakes with fried banana, bacon and maple syrup was a great tasty choice. The pumpkin and Kumara soup with ciabatta toast was...delicious. As expected a great coffee to wash it down.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 30 January 2020

This is a perfectly nice, unremarkable inner city cafe. It's nicely outfitted with comfortable and welcoming seating, including easy chairs and coffee tables. It's on the strret end of the small arcade which leads through to the charming quadrangle in the BNZ Centre. NIce hot...coffee and tea. Cabinet food looked good. Good for a quick meeting place with friends while shopping or in the middle of a working day. Easy, no fuss. Carry on.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 16 October 2019 via mobile

Our large group enjoyed morning tea at this busy cafe in the Mall. It was good to have a separate area and we appreciated their efficient service. The staff strived to please and ensured we had received all our orders. The coffees were good and...I enjoyed the nice chessey scone.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Ordered bacon, eggs and toast with extra toast and grilled tomato on the side, and coffee. Reasonably priced and arrived in good time. Good value, fast service even though was busy. Been here before, the order is consistent every time.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

Great food at a reasonable price, portion size good and the service was 1st class. Coffee was also good. Will definitely stop buy for another Breakfast when next in Christchurch

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

The cafe is conveniently located across from the botanical gardens and the old Canterbury College. Great sandwiches and salads, coffee and desserts.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Don’t try the coffee cake here. It’s just doughy stodge with a few traces of grated carrot in it - a muffin (in a muffin case) made with prepared mix I suspect.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Really good coffee, full flavour and large cups. Good selection of food, we opted for a cake, nothing better than an afternoon coffee and cake fix

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

20$ eggs benny with salmon. Absolutely delicious and huge portion. I was full:) coffe is really good. Have soy and almond. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We dropped in last week to get some coffees for a business meeting. Service and coffees were ok. Was slow getting the coffees which was unusual since it looked relatively quiet. Overall the lasting impression wasn't great.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Coffee is average. Food, below average. And it’s attached to a shopping mall. I can’t see any reason to frequent there, I’m afraid.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Avoid this place at all costs. Ordered the eggs Benedict with bacon (which was correctly put in by the person on the till as we had a receipt so not a mistake at this end). What showed up at the table was eggs Benedict with...salmon. Unfortunately we did not have time to wait for them to fix their mistake so I reluctantly said this is not what I ordered but I will have it anyway. The waiter replied and said he “would look into it”. He never came back to the table. The eggs were so overcooked I could literally pick the yolks up on the end of my fork. The meal itself was also quite cold and it just had a bunch of spinach leaves chucked on the side of the plate. I was dining under a booking made from first table in which you can leave a review for the place. I decided the appropriate thing to do was send a private review rather than a public one. However, after waiting well over a week for a response I have given up and decided to post this publicly. Don’t waste your time or money on this place. And if you do, wear a jacket, this place is freezing. Won’t be returning.More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Had a couple of coffees here and one breakfast. Good food, reasonable coffee, great and prompt service. Recommended!

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Had a coffee and light breakfast here. Great venue opposite our hotel, being the main reason for choosing this venue. Staff were friendly, and it was a nice venue. Great coffee

Date of visit: May 2017
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Robert Harris Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4