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Cafe Euro

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Merrin Street | Avonhead, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-358 8490
06:30 - 18:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Avonhead and thought we'd go in for a drink and some afternoon tea. The food in the cabinet didn't look very appetizing like it had been there for awhile which we put down to it being mid afternoon so decided to give the food a miss. We ordered an espresso and pot of tea. They asked if... More 

Thank P1067NYwendyc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I have been here a couple of times now and every time I go the staff are very friendly and the cabinet display is always presented well. Menu food is fantastic. Would recommend to try this place as its under new management.

Thank Tracey L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We went down to cafe euro for breakfast. I had eggs benedict with salmon and it was very good. Good service and good food.

Thank Praxmeyer
Lyttelton, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a large, sunny cafe and commands a good spot in Avonhead which makes it popular with families and groups of elderly folk, walkers, business people and so on. Lots of counter food plus lunch/breakfast menu to choose from but I've generally found the food fairly average. Soup comes in one style only ... pumpkin. Staff however are very... More 

Thank HelenJG786
Christchurch, New Zealand
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163 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Enjoyed a simple but very pleasant Sunday lunch here - wide selection of well priced and delicious cabinet food, as well as a blackboard menu. Coffee was delicious as was the food, all at a very reasonable price. Pleasant service, and discount via the entertainment book a bonus. Nice selection of newspapers/magazines to read, good toilet facilities. Best of all,... More 

Thank Nelcums
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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Ok service and atmosphere. Good coffee. Went for lunch. I ordered the Caesar salad was disappointing. Others has the soup of the day which was apparently amazing.

Thank Aimee R
Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

The venue would not have been my choice but it was Mother's Day and my lovely wife had delegated the choice to someone else. The food was average, the coffee disgusting and we spent the whole time waving of a large number of flies that seem to live in the cafe. Not a pleasant experience. The food displays were half... More 

1 Thank Mike D
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

3 of us went for lunch. Food was excellent with good choice. We had fish and chips and a Caesar salad. Excellent service and fun decor

Thank Diana A
Christchurch, New Zealand
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I regularly go to this cafe as it's only 8 minutes drive from my house. It's quite a large cafe, so I can book a table to meet with a large group of friends. The sun pours into the cafe, so it's lovely and warm. The service and food is good, but it's mainly the size of the cafe which... More 

Thank Astrav
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

The four people in our evening dinner party all agreed that we received good service and enjoyed excellent food, with very generous portions. There's little doubt that the Café has suffered from negative reviews as we were the only ones there, not usually an encouraging sign! The staff clearly bent over backwards to give us a pleasant experience. Because it... More 

Thank Kath B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Merrin Street | Avonhead, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-358 8490

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