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The Villas

) #34 of 787 Restaurants in Christchurch $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
290-292 Montreal Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-365 6066
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“steak” (41 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (17 reviews)
Closed Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
290-292 Montreal Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 557 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I found the service here awful. Very slow to react and just not interested in my custom. Hopefully it was an off day.

Thank Karetai
Reviewed 2 days ago

The choice was made to visit as we had a gift voucher. This place is central near the Art Gallery. The starters were okay but the calamari I had was not spicey enough, very mild. They were very thin, not a great dish. I had...More

Thank David Q
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Five of us had breakfast at this place. Specious, nicely decorated with some amazing paintings on the walls, this place serves good food. The bread and mushrooms I ordered were top notch and the eggs and coffee were very good. Service was good and efficient....More

Thank Avi_Shaul
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for breakfast here for the first time. The atmosphere and decor was beautiful, full of character. The restaurant was spotlessly clean, the food was just delicious and reasonably priced. The staff were very welcoming and attentive without being intrusive. There was no loud...More

Thank Kim O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just around the corner from office. Nice range of cooked brekkie and range of muffins etc from cabinet. Gets packed around morning T time so plan ahead. Service at till can be slow when busy and sometimes it takes a while to get coffess etc....More

Thank Ged C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My hubby and I arrived at The Villas at 6.30pm. This restaurant was formerly The Coffee House and I had not dined there since it changed name. We had a voucher that allowed us to order two mains for $39 and any extras to be...More

1  Thank Astrav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nipped in for breakfast on a cold morning, sat by the fireplace and enjoyed the eggs Benedict and a long macchiato. A nice blend of coffee but the real hero was the English muffins on the benedict. I can only assume they were homemade. Pass...More

Thank pjcot1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for the first time on Saturday night with another couple and throughly enjoyed the night. Had pre drinks in the bar while waiting for our friends to arrive and they had Emersons on tap I tried the stout which was superb but the...More

Thank Gebs832
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great lunch as we explored downtown Christchurch. Beautiful architecture and attentive staff. Good menu variety to suit a variety of tastes.

Thank MJR2380
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Apart from the wooden floors which can be deafening can hear and the lack of inner city parking which has nothing to do with the Villas quality I love this place. The meals never skip a beat. The breakfast are one of the best in...More

Thank Marzy_Jane
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Questions & Answers
21 September 2016|
Response from mopsnmits |
Hi jafcee. Can you email us on info@ Thevillas and we'll be happy to send you a copy of the beverage list. Can't seem to attach it here.
13 March 2016|
Response from Justin D |
Hi there, we sure do! Lots of options on all menu's, our menus are online and they are noted by GF. Hope to see you soon.
17 January 2016|
Response from mopsnmits |
Oh gosh so sorry, I have asked the wrong place. The villas is great and we will be there multiple times with my in Laws! And your kids menu is perfect 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290-292 Montreal Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand (Formerly The Coffee House)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 6066
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