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Vic's Cafe & Bake

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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132 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3662054
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07:30 - 16:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 16:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today we went back to my favourite coffee place as the coffee is always a top effort and so reliable. The same applies for the food choices we make - always at the top end of local Choices here in Christchurch. My only area of disappointment is the variable experiences with some wait staff - Some are at the top... More 

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1 Thank DONALDJOHN77
Dublin, Ireland
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94 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for breakfast with my wife, while she enjoyed her muffin and coffee , I did not enjoy or finish my eggs! Thought it was overpriced too, but my wife was happy with our meal so I guess its not all bad

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Thank scrizzle
Perth
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139 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a really nice breakfast here on recommendation from where we were staying. The bread is divine.

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Thank jloPerth
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Way too hipster.. no Diet Coke, only an unfamiliar brand. Eggs with salmon were oke, but the tomatoes & mushrooms with it are a joke, just 2 tiny pieces. I hate sourdough toast, but if you like it, it's okay. ;) Panini chicken was fine. Coffee too bitter.. Little bit overpriced for what you get.. Wouldn't go again..

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Thank Annemarie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

4 adults & 4 kids dropped in for breakfast, great atmosphere & very quick. Had the eggs florentine, was great, not too much, just enough! Coffee was hot & quick also. Not many options for kids. Maybe should offer a kids pancakes or something!!! Would highly recommend this place if you are in Christchurch!

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London
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Dropped in for breakfast with the family at the weekend. Relaxed atmosphere with a great breakfast menu. Standout dish from what we ordered were the pancakes. Wide choice of bakery items available to take away. I'm rating very good but on the staff level the guy with a very particular fashion sense was incredibly grumpy. He's doing the place a... More 

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Thank F T
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great spot for breakfast/brunch. Coffee was really good and their bread is delicious, so any meal that comes with toast is sure to be great. Grabbed a few muffins on our way out, a banana/mixed berry and a savory, and both were fantastic.

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Thank Tessa A
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Not a bad spot to pop in for a coffee on the way in or out of the city centre. Nice atmosphere, good coffee, and pretty decent service. Best we've found in Christchurch so far.

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Thank MDH9
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Called in for breakfast this morning after seeing it recommended in the Lonely Planet guide. We had two of the big breakfasts. The poached eggs I had were under cooked and the breakfast as a whole was pretty average. It's trying to hard to make a cooked breakfast fancy instead of just keeping it simple and doing it right.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Called in for breakfast but was a little disappointed. The coffee was burnt & tasted bitter & I felt the food was over priced. Basic bacon & eggs $18 and Eggs with salmon $22. Wasn't anything special...

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Thank Skiingaiter69

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3662054
Description
Open plan indoor outdoor busy local Cafe , good magazines and large tables to spread the newspaper out ! Solos, large groups,couples will all feel at home.
In their 16th year same owner and make all their own food and bread which is sold in store or at their bakery in Ferrymead.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?