We have been here many times and it is usually awesome. On this occasion it was just not as great as ever. The staff seemed tired and not engaged but very pleasant. Coffee was average and my long black had no crema at all (this...More
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We were out for a walk in the neighbourhood, so we called in for an afternoon tea after checking out other options nearby - Brigittes seemed to be the busiest cafe and we liked the decor (even though parting heavy curtains to enter felt a...More
Brigittes is a café with lots of yummy food and a chatty, happy atmosphere. My absolute favourite lunch dish is the salt and pepper squid! Delicious! Brigittes has good coffee and the sweet cake selection in the cabinet is very tempting! I really like that...More
The annex outdoor area with plastic sides was ideal for a late lunch get together for six of us, big enough for 2 parties to have privacy and not feel they have to leave straight after the meal. Service was very good with pre lunch...More
But Seems a bit expensive now. Not sure if the prices have gone up or others have gone down. We had a really nice brunch - nothing wrong with the quality. Or the staff who are friendly and do their job really well. So it's...More
Came here for sentimental reasons and won't be back. Whilst the service was friendly and the coffee good, the toast was burnt, mushrooms were watery, unseasoned and flavourless. The 'hash brown' was just awful. No excuse for sending out burnt toast, or bland food. My...More
Still the best wee cafe in Merivale for service & delivery& for the best home made soups. I tried the new Kumera /Leek soup & it was stupendous . However Bridgets hasn't got organised in this modern world we occupy, to have installed Wi Fi...More
We didn't eat here but the coffee was great and what I did see coming out of the kitchen looked great. The decor is very cool, has an almost French vibe. The staff were all very friendly.
The breakfast at Brigittes was beautiful. The barista knew her stuff and prepared perfect consistent coffees each time. The breakfasts were extremely tasty.
We dropped in for lunch and it was as busy as usual, the quality they provide here is always consistent as is the quantity of each portion. This Merivale institution has been as stable as Christchurch has been unstable over the earthquake years. Its been...More