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165 Madras Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-365 8522
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07:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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432 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ventured here around 9am on a Sunday morning and even at that time the place was filling up. Excellent big breakfast and Bacon and Eggs option. A definite institution in the CBD.

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Thank TheSnakebite
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I visited here before our road trip out of Christchurch this morning. It was our last breaky in Christchurch and it was so delicious. I love being in a full cafe with a great vibe, the locals who work in the area were in a big line ready for there morning coffee, and the service was excellent... More 

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Thank Taylor B
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great place for veggie breakfast with a quirky setting. Not too far away from the city. The inside is quite big and they even have outdoor seating for a sunny day

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Thank Pavni L
Westport, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time in 6 weeks we have been here for brekkie/brunch the staff are friendly efficient and the food is spot on, keep up the great work.

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Thank kleo73
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast is my favorite meal so eating at the Black Betty Cafe on my first day in Christchurch was a good time. This cafe felt very homely and welcoming.

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Thank Michelle F
Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Black Betty's cafe a few times and never been disappointed. The food is great and the atmosphere lends to a good chat with friends. The staff are very happy to see you and the service has been sublime. Many tables and quick service topped with fine food and great coffee. I like to have pancakes for... More 

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Thank Warren K
Te Anau, New Zealand
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today for brunch and we were lucky to get a seat, the place was packed which was a good sign! Both had the avocado smash with a coffee, all delicious! Shame we're not in the area longer as some of the other things on the menu (and the meals coming out for other diners!) looked fab. Would recommend. Worth... More 

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Thank TravelTwins2011
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have to wait for coffee and food sometimes as it is very popular and just across the road from tertiary institution - Ara - so be prepared for the wait. Well worth it and breakfast is amazing. Know and love coffee and never had a bad one here.

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Thank Sallymcr
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. This place is the real deal. The stacy's stack was the best thing I've ever had for breakfast. Coffee adventure was a fun tasting surprise. Best breakfast in Christchurch, if not the world.

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Thank Yukondude1
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Really great service and friendly warm environment. Food was delicious and came out quick and great selection of coffee. A must visit for a breakfast in Christchurch.

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Thank Jesse M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 16:00
Thursday
07:30 - 16:00
Friday
07:30 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Madras Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 8522

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?