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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“lime tart” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
502 Worcester St | Corner of Worcester and Tancred Streets, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I love this place!the post quake reinvention was a welcome delight. The staff are attentive & very wecoming. Great indoor/ outdoor seating. Fresh, delicious food. Good prices. Sitting under the trees for brunch with a friend - everyone must do this.

Thank Chrissy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly service and great food accompanied with delicious coffee. It was a cold wet day and warm under the verandah, the place was busy as usual but the layout of the place hides this and service was not compromised. Great menu and good size meals...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start! This cafe is border line life changing! It has everything you can ask for in a cafe and more. The ever staff are the happiest people I've met and won't fail putting a smile on your face, the food is delicious...More

Thank SamLatter123
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Nice setting, but disappointed with food and service. A little bit horrified to find part way through eating my breakfast a hair twisted within my poached eggs. As compensation received an half-hearted apology & the statement that we would not have to pay for the...More

Thank ilovecoffee2015
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Such a quaint cafe. Rustic yet cottagy. Nice outdoor area and cosy inside. I had the mushrooms. Was very nice but more outstanding was the stone ground bread. Felt like I was eating something that just had to be good for me. Texture and flavour...More

Thank Kushla R
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Whether you prefer inside or out you will be pleased at this quite wonderful quirky establishment just over a kilometre from the CBD in the suburb of Linwood. This place is an established favourite of people throughout the city and it has a winning formula...More

Thank Old V
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A lovely spot for morning coffee. Staff very friendly with good coffee. A little cool on the verandah in winter but ok when the sun is out. Would go back for quiet coffee but not for groupsMore

Thank 2015marcol
heasleymandy, Owner at Under The Red Verandah, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. I note you mention perhaps not suitable for groups, and I wondered if you new we have dining rooms in our cottage adjoining the main cafe building, which seat up to 24 people, these are very warm and private,...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Excellent food with good gluten-free options. Character cafe in an old house - great ambience and smoke-free.

Thank glendap717
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This suburban cafe is our fav. Pre and oost quake this place has oozed rustic charm and friendly atmosphere. Staff are earthy and pleasantly helpful, tho there have been occasions where we didn't get waited on for a long time. Food is always delicious and...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This cafe is a really nice cafe with a nice setting. For an urban location it gives you a rural feel. Treated by very friendly staff. Service was great. Food options was very good and our meals and coffee were excellent.

Thank swvicenza
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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, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
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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