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The Grand Cafe

$$ - $$$European, ,
30 Victoria Street | Christchurch Casino, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-365 9999
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Overview
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
“ham” (3 reviews)
“side salad” (2 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
11:00 - 15:00All hours
CUISINES
European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
30 Victoria Street | Christchurch Casino, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Grand Café at Christchurch Casino and tried out the Pharma Mains for the first time. What a pleasant meal experience that turned out to be. Staffed by very long serving and friendly and experienced staff and backed up so well by...More

Thank DONALDJOHN77
TeriKearns, Public Relations Manager at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, Thanks for your great review, it is much appreciated! The Grand Parma restaurant is doing fantastic and has been received very well so it is good to hear reviews like yours coming through! Unfortunate that you couldn't fit dessert in as the Tiramisu...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been here many times for lunch and have always had very good meals. Today with the new Parmigiana lunch meals was no exception! Both of us enjoyed our meals and will definitely be back again. Great value, good service and...More

Thank GruntaNZ
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My wife and I hadn't been to the Grand Cafe since the earthquakes in 2010 so we were keen to try the lunch menu and we were very pleased we did! We had the Rosemary and Olive home made bread loaf as a starter and...More

Thank GruntaNZ
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Our second visit recently and had a really enjoyable lunch. The roast beef of the day was superb - three slices of beef complete with Yorkshire pudding & horse radish sauce & gravy. Vegetables included Bok Choy, Kumera chips & potato mash. I chose the...More

Thank retep42
TeriKearns, Public Relations Manager at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi there, Thank you for your wonderful feedback, we are glad you enjoyed your time at the Casino and the Grand Café. We are always striving to reach high levels of service and the quality of food we offer. I will be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

They had a great value breakfast special. Went with family and friends and it was thoroughly enjoyable. Best selection of fruit I've seen anywhere along with heaps of pastries. As a bread lover I was disappointed. Sliced biting loaves does not really cut it now...More

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We have just had an amazing baby shower party at the Grand Cafe and can't express enough our gratitude to the staff! Nothing seems a problem there! We booked a table for 10 for the High Tea and were so surprised to find the astonishing...More

Thank Anchousik
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We often pop into the Grand Cafe before we use the Casino. However the food last time was awful I had the Salmon and it looked nothing like the picture it was a flat skinny Pattie, the kumura was cold and the beetroot hard. My...More

Thank tophat64
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Ate here for dinner before having some drinks & playing black jack in the casino. Food was really good & the staff were very friendly & attentive !! Would highly recommend !!!

Thank lfc08London
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were a little late for our booking but it wasn't a problem. Staff were friendly and helpful. Delicious assortment of food, it was hard to choose what to have! Make sure you are hungry when you go!

Thank Zues101
christchurch_casino, Marketing Assistant at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Kia Ora Zues, We are very proud of our “scrumptious” buffet breakfast, so thank you for your positive feedback. We hope to see you back here soon (with an empty stomach this time :) ) Cheers CCL Team

Reviewed 13 February 2017

We both chose the carvery which was excellent and great value. The restaurant itself is a very nice place to eat which was a surprise as it is located in the casino complex.More

Thank AnonymousMalaga
christchurch_casino, Marketing Assistant at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Kia Ora Thank you for acknowledging our wonderful dining options here at the Casino, we truly are much more than a gaming venue so we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience, and we hope to welcome you back soon. Cheers CCL...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 36 - USD 100
Cuisine
European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Victoria Street | Christchurch Casino, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 9999
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