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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
502 Worcester St | Corner of Worcester and Tancred Streets, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing. We were recommended this place by multiple people, hence the reason for the visit. Great coffee, great atmosphere, great food. 10/10 would recommend. Can’t wait to go back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank V9982HRdaniellel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This coffee shop is a hidden gem! Indoor or outdoor seating. Delicious coffee/tea/hot chocolate. Yummy baked goods. Lots of reading material. Perfect way to add some relaxation to your afternoon!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 717sfg
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

The food was really tasty and our waitress was lovely however... Here's the not so good bit. We had my 15 month old grandchild with us so when I booked I asked for a high chair. The high chair had no belt and was placed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jan L
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The food at Under The Red Verandah is exemplary - always has been - ever since it began in the old shop on the corner. It was quite a revelation for ChCh diners all those years ago and it's allure as a lunch spot hasn't...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderfully friendly staff and tip top food. Our top spot for breakfast!! If only it was on our side of town....

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank smg38
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

A friend booked a Sunday brunch and eight of us met up. We’d last eaten here about five years ago and had a poor experience so we were a bit apprehensive. The place was very busy and the noise levels fairly high. Don’t come here...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank spraggbj
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Came in for lunch with my family last week, we were celebrating, ordered the pate, fish of the day, seafood chowder, and big breakfast, all was delicious. Particularly the seafood chowder, try it, it will not disappoint! No room for any sweets or dessert, we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Maria T
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Came in for Sunday brunch. Busy place! Went to counter to get seated but the lady in the counter put us off as she failed to acknowledge our request to be seated. She suddenly called someone else to man the counter and just walked away....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wildstarr
Reviewed 30 August 2018

UTRV is a family favourite and we've been coming here for a long time. The cafe itself is beautiful, spread across two villas, with a huge outdoor space that's pet friendly. You can always find a cute dog to say hella to while waiting for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank fionaeats
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The food is amazing, table service is excellent and there is always a great vibe. Pet friendly, with outdoor seating.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank RebeccaJ2437
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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
US$5 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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