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Under The Red Verandah

) #70 of 790 Restaurants in Christchurch $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
502 Worcester St | Corner of Worcester and Tancred Streets, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-381 1109
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“lime tart” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
502 Worcester St | Corner of Worcester and Tancred Streets, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice setting, but disappointed with food and service. A little bit horrified to find part way through eating my breakfast a hair twisted within my poached eggs. As compensation received an half-hearted apology & the statement that we would not have to pay for the...More

Thank ilovecoffee2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a quaint cafe. Rustic yet cottagy. Nice outdoor area and cosy inside. I had the mushrooms. Was very nice but more outstanding was the stone ground bread. Felt like I was eating something that just had to be good for me. Texture and flavour...More

Thank Kushla R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you prefer inside or out you will be pleased at this quite wonderful quirky establishment just over a kilometre from the CBD in the suburb of Linwood. This place is an established favourite of people throughout the city and it has a winning formula...More

Thank Old V
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A lovely spot for morning coffee. Staff very friendly with good coffee. A little cool on the verandah in winter but ok when the sun is out. Would go back for quiet coffee but not for groupsMore

Thank 2015marcol
heasleymandy, Owner at Under The Red Verandah, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. I note you mention perhaps not suitable for groups, and I wondered if you new we have dining rooms in our cottage adjoining the main cafe building, which seat up to 24 people, these are very warm and private,...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Excellent food with good gluten-free options. Character cafe in an old house - great ambience and smoke-free.

Thank glendap717
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This suburban cafe is our fav. Pre and oost quake this place has oozed rustic charm and friendly atmosphere. Staff are earthy and pleasantly helpful, tho there have been occasions where we didn't get waited on for a long time. Food is always delicious and...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

This cafe is a really nice cafe with a nice setting. For an urban location it gives you a rural feel. Treated by very friendly staff. Service was great. Food options was very good and our meals and coffee were excellent.

Thank swvicenza
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Four of us arrived at Under The Red Verandah on a sunday morning to be greeted by friendly staff for one of the most satisfying breakfast we have had.The eggs benidict was just delicious,very large helping and well presented.The coffee was great to. The restaraunt...More

1  Thank keithrobbie
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

My partner & I love it here - beautiful old villa & garden area, fantastic service from friendly staff and of course wonderful food! It's a bit hard to find particularly for visitors but it's worth the effort, booking advised but they always manage to...More

1  Thank 2units
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Such a cool atmosphere! Went there for breaky! Portions were generous! Had mushrooms on toast, only thing what I didn't like was that bread got bit creasy more I ate it! Friendly service! They have a cat! They have blankets for outside! Def recommend and...More

1  Thank Siggypop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 22
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 Worcester St | Corner of Worcester and Tancred Streets, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-381 1109
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