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Vic's Cafe & Bake

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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132 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3662054
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07:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 16:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 adults & 4 kids dropped in for breakfast, great atmosphere & very quick. Had the eggs florentine, was great, not too much, just enough! Coffee was hot & quick also. Not many options for kids. Maybe should offer a kids pancakes or something!!! Would highly recommend this place if you are in Christchurch!

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London
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in for breakfast with the family at the weekend. Relaxed atmosphere with a great breakfast menu. Standout dish from what we ordered were the pancakes. Wide choice of bakery items available to take away. I'm rating very good but on the staff level the guy with a very particular fashion sense was incredibly grumpy. He's doing the place a... More 

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Thank F T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for breakfast/brunch. Coffee was really good and their bread is delicious, so any meal that comes with toast is sure to be great. Grabbed a few muffins on our way out, a banana/mixed berry and a savory, and both were fantastic.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Not a bad spot to pop in for a coffee on the way in or out of the city centre. Nice atmosphere, good coffee, and pretty decent service. Best we've found in Christchurch so far.

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Thank MDH9
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Called in for breakfast this morning after seeing it recommended in the Lonely Planet guide. We had two of the big breakfasts. The poached eggs I had were under cooked and the breakfast as a whole was pretty average. It's trying to hard to make a cooked breakfast fancy instead of just keeping it simple and doing it right.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Called in for breakfast but was a little disappointed. The coffee was burnt & tasted bitter & I felt the food was over priced. Basic bacon & eggs $18 and Eggs with salmon $22. Wasn't anything special...

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Timaru, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This place is top drawer from the full breakfast with home made baked beans to the muesli or lunch specials . Have been here many times alone and with friends and they loved it . Also try the in house baked bread to take home the experience . Superb !

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Thank Topyid
Oamaru, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We had a late breakfast on a Wednesday morning and Vic's had a busy buzz about it. The food and coffee were very good and came out quickly. The atmosphere and decor which included music and show posters was well suited to it's vibe. We would definitely go back there again.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Breakfast was so good we went there both days we were in Christchurch. Bacon and eggs-a hit and the chai latte was excellent.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Breakfast was fast and good. The staff were friendly. The restaurant was clean and the atmosphere inviting. Eat at Vic's! You'll like it. Great eggs and bacon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:30 - 16:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?