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Vic's Cafe & Bake

132 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3662054
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“bread” (52 reviews)
“muesli” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
132 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our motel owner recommended Vic's. I wasn't impressed. Had breakfast there this morning. Unsmiling and uninterested staff member took our order. I tried to order a fresh squeezed orange juice, but even though they have fresh juices you have to have a minimum of 2...More

Thank William W
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was lovely to come across this place after a long dog walk as there was a water bowl outside and plenty of outdoor seating. I requested a medium coffee with no froth. After a long wait and then service by an unsmiling non communicative...More

1  Thank joanne a
Graham P, Owner at Vic's Cafe & Bake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning JoAnne , I apologize for the lack of communication over your coffee ,we take pride in serving you the coffee of your choice from our menu. Can you please tell me the time and day you came in and I will see what...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good, food delivered fast, they were turning tables over as fast as they could, and that was their mistake. They forgot to add some love into their food. I had the eggs Montreal. The bread wasn’t toasted and ended up soggy from the...More

Thank classicchch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice café, started off inside and had a lovely coffee and fruit salad. Ended up staying for lunch and moved outside into the courtyard. Had a toasted sandwich.

Thank KaffyB
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Vic's Café is where I can walk my dog - and have brunch - as there's lots of outdoor seating AND a dog water bowl! I've enjoyed the scrambled eggs on wheaten toast often - and then a good coffee! The cabinet food and the...More

Thank gunnfam
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Fresh food, nice location, smiling and service minded employees - what more can you ask for? The food here is absolutely great and there is something for every taste. My wife, kids and I simply loved this place. ...and just a tip: they make the...More

Thank Ilhami A
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I wasn't sure on whether to go for something off the menu or choose from the cabinet food that was on offer. I should have gone for the cabinet food as it all looked fresh, attractive and most delicious. Instead I chose the muesli with...More

Thank SD2606
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

NZ can teach the world about making breakfast a treat. We enjoyed Vic’s excellent sour dough bread with freshly cooked eggs and mushrooms. The fruit salad was a bit basic compared with others that we have had in NZ and hence 4 stars. Still recommended.

Thank Howard M
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

I was so excited to see this cafe still trading as it used to be my go to coffee place nestled along Victoria Street its easy to overlook it amongst all the new cafe's and i wish we did. Upon walking in while the cafe...More

1  Thank D_N_A_1410
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Came back for a try after a gap of a number of years. Lots of good choices on the menu for breakfast. My husband got the big breakfast and I got my usual variation of eggs Benedict with eggs just cooked perfectly. My one complaint...More

Thank 40batty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3662054
  • E-mail
Open plan indoor outdoor busy local Cafe , good magazines and large tables to spread the newspaper out ! Solos, large groups,couples will all feel at home. In their 16th year same owner and make all their own food and bread which is sold in store or at their bakery in Ferrymead.
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