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Allure Cafe and Gallery

11 West End | North Canterbury, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 7402
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (24 reviews)
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Pizza, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11 West End | North Canterbury, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great Little Cafe
"My large family of 7 visited there on a rainy February day."
Melissa M
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2. Great Breakfast/atmosphere
"What a cute place to start the day in."
Arthur B
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3. Home baked slices & Cookies
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for brunch on our way north. The food was great and so was the coffee. The only grumble was that the pancakes came with no bacon when the menus said they did. Overall pretty good we will be back.

Thank Russdi
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

My large family of 7 visited there on a rainy February day. After leaving a nearby hotel due to expensive meals and poor service we walked into Allure Cafe drenched. The last behind the coffee machine greeted us and asked if we would like a...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Excited to be back in kaikoura and the town was pumping. Chose this cafe as it was didn't have the queues and lots of empty tables. Ordered my iced coffee but sadly didn't get anything to eat as cabinet only had a couple of sad...More

Thank Wjs1976
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The girl behind the counter looked like she had just rolled in from the races the night before. Makeup all down her face, dirt all up the back of her jeans and couldn't remember our order so we had to wait an extra 10 minutes....More

Thank Darryl B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The food was incredible and so was the service, the ladies at Allure were so nice and friendly. Really enjoyed my time, especially the dessert! Thank you so much

Thank EmWeston
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We went into Allure Cafe for brunch on Sunday 10th September 2017. The young girl behind the counter had no idea how to use the till and had to keep running into the kitchen to ask questions. Although my partner gave her our very simple...More

2  Thank slburke2017
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Currently enjoying lovely pancakes with fruit Delicious!!!! and a caramel latte made to perfection. Also the beautiful artwork displayed is local artist, you can even buy one to take home. My new breaky spot for my holiday 😍😍😍😍 thank you allure

Thank Bmeiks22
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

What a cute place to start the day in. Eggs Benedict was absolutely Devine With relaxing music in the background and an assortment of artists works on display in can see how easy it is to loose ones self in here. Thank you team from...More

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Having spent the weekend in Kaikoura this was our second breakfast at a local establishment. We had eggs benedict with salmon and pancakes and they were great. We had the same at another establishment the day before and the allure portions were better and cheaper...More

Thank J6014QHsarahe
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Good lunch spot for basic fare and of course coffee. We stopped by after the dolphin encounter and warmed ourselves with soup and hot coffee.

Thank mmrbluewater
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$66
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 West End | North Canterbury, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 7402
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Family owned and run licenced cafe in our beautiful town of Kaikoura. Offering a good range of seafood, meat dishes and salads. Families welcome (We have a special Kids Menu) We also cater for finger food snacks and our forever popular Pizza's (with our special offer buy 2 and get 1 free). We welcome larger groups but please book first and we will open up especially if you would like a meal out of our hours
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