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Under The Red Verandah

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
502 Worcester St | Corner of Worcester and Tancred Streets, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-381 1109
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
“lime tart” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
502 Worcester St | Corner of Worcester and Tancred Streets, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff are friendly and attentive, the food is flavoursome and the setting is relaxing. Go there.

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The whole place from staff to coffee was amazing. Gluten free options were tasty and the home made bread was super!! 5star easy!

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Up there with the best food Ive eaten out. Dont be deceived by the location, once inside its very relaxed and food is awesome served by friendly staff who care

2  Thank fredmerc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice quiet spot on the verandah in the sun and shared a lovely meal with a good friend. The service was very good, the staff friendly and helpful.

1  Thank merrismum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without a doubt the best eggs benedict in Christchurch! Beautiful homemade breads and extremely friendly staff. They have a great selection of cabinet food, drinks and of course other breakfasts and lunch! Homely atmosphere. It does pay to book a table to be safe as...More

1  Thank Chelsea M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oatie pancakes with bacon, banana and maple syrup is simply outstanding. I've been to the Red Varandah a number of times and the food is consistently excellent along with the service. Lovely to have the option to sit outside or in. Staff are friendly and...More

2  Thank Larry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit once a month usually mid week. The food service and quality is superb. So much so that we have taken family at "peak" hours. We don't really to show off! The recent visit it was packed outside and in. Never the less like...More

1  Thank 278jonej
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are Fantastic, very friendly and helpful. The service is fast and the place was full when we went for lunch recently. Our meals of liver pate and haloumi salad with beets were excellent, very tasty.

1  Thank Kate F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat in the courtyard to enjoy our lunch and it was so peaceful and relaxing there. They have done such a nice job setting up such a lovely café. The service was very fast and friendly. The menu offered many delicious options and it...More

1  Thank SD2606
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A firm favourite in Christchurch. Always lovely food, generous portions and a friendly and efficient service. Charming, casual atmosphere, always busy, but you never feel rushed to leave after you finish your meal or just even a cup of coffee. At it's best in the...More

1  Thank Putnik0512
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30 June 2017|
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Response from heasleymandy | Property representative |
Sorry we missed your question. yes we cater for large groups if uo to 26. We have private dining room available too. Regards Mandy
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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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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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