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Cafe Raeward

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800 Harewood Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-359 2772
07:00 - 16:30
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Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:30
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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353 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to the fruit and vege part of the store numerous times but never had a chance to check out the café until now. Waiting service was good and we got our drinks in good time, however it took a while for our food to come out - when it did it was very nice and well presented. The... More 

Thank Sebcat14
Hamilton, New Zealand
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to all the wonderful people who took the time to review Cafe Raeward! Based on the reviews, we made straight for this place after getting out of the airport and picking up our rental car. Great food and family-friendly seating turned our grumpy, hungry, delayed and travel-weary family back into a bunch of bubblies. I picked up supplies for... More 

Thank barrettjudi
Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in to grab a breakfast on my last day off before returning to work. Ordered the Farmers breakfast which sounded great on the menu. Service was great, staff attentive and pleasant. I received my order after about ten minutes which was good. All in all, I felt the food was fairly average. The toast was rock hard, not how... More 

Thank mrM4rtin
Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here for lunch recently and this mornings visit was for breakfast after work. Wow what a popular place the car park was almost full even at 7:30 AM. We received a friendly welcome from a staff member and were shown to a cosy table for two near the fire...lovely vibrant and warm atmosphere. The menu had many interesting... More 

1 Thank Leigh E
Geraldton, Australia
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121 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere to have a light lunch before going to the Christchurch airport to catch a flight. We stopped at Cafe Raeward. From the very start the staff really looked after us. They were pretty busy but the duty manager found us a table and made sure we had everything we needed. We all enjoyed our meals... More 

Thank Geoff M
Blenheim, New Zealand
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Produce, groceries coffee and food under the same roof!? Well ok, pretty common these days but at the end of the day, these guys have got it RIGHT! The food is prepared by what appear to be professional chefs! I was particularly hungry so i had Eggs Benedict and Chicken Filo. Filled the gap nicely. Dined outside in the wee... More 

Thank CookMeSomeEggs
Dunedin, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I took my Auckland-based sister to lunch on her way to the airport to fly home. We ordered our food which all looked appetising but when I ordered English Breakfast Tea, the reply was "Sorry we are out of it" I could not believe my ears !!! We were offered all other types of tea which I do not like... More 

Thank KatherineS45
Stratford, New Zealand
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited Raeward on a recent trip to Christchurch. Coffee was great and we loved the food.

Thank Robbies777
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I go here often, usually around 10.30am as I crave for their yoghurt & rhubarb & lemon curd & granola breakfast. It's served in a takeaway type see through container & in layers...A tall container if yumminess. $6.50.. The cabinet food is also fresh & well priced. Always busy....Kids playground. ..Worth a visit, not only for the food, but you... More 

Thank trudy87
Christchurch, New Zealand
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is the perfect place to spend on a wet Sunday afternoon enjoying a leisurely cup of beautifully served coffee. Although I haven't eaten here yet, there is certainly good variety of food and I'm sure many people are tempted by what's on offer. I have always found the service to be of a high standard as well as friendly... More 

Thank Tracey1902

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Harewood Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-359 2772

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?