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Antigua Boat Sheds

$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-366 5885
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European
$$ - $$$
2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its the most relaxing place to have a Coffee or meal after a walk around the park. People go there after visiting someone in the hospital next door. You can watch people rowing along the river out the windows or sit outside under Umbrellas to...More

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I love this place, the staff, the cat and the rest of the environment. I now call it my regular as it's just down the road.

Thank Karetai
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I love going for a kayak in summertime - try to go at least 1 - 2 times each summer, if not more. People can kayak, canoe, row or punt their way down the river. It's so much fun! If you take duck food, you'll...More

Thank Astrav
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while visiting the hospital very close by. Right by the waters edge warm and fantastic food, with great staff, busy with locals and others. Lots of work going on around so also very busy with workmen. Heaps on the menu and also plenty...More

Thank daibach999
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely cafe with picturesque views of the waterway and ducks leisurely swimming by. There is plenty of indoor seating which keeps you comfortably out of the weather but does not detract from the setting. The food was very tasty and cooked well;...More

Thank MsJaneyL
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A must try for breakfast in the summer. Sitting along the Avon on a warm day in their outdoor part of the cafe while sipping a coffee demolishing hollandaise gives this place a a hierarchy the others just can't replicate

1  Thank Marzy_Jane
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The Boat shed cafe allows you to relax watching the punts and rowing boats go by as you have your coffee. The staff are always obliging and the food is tempting. Being near the botanical gardens and the museum is a plus. The cafe cat...More

Thank anneS4123UG
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Always tempting, always busy and the appealing deck and seats are a bonus alongside the river. The cabinet food is always interesting, with changes, a daily menu and the coffee is good.

Thank PauleLec
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A lovely setting on the Avon with boats punting up and down. Went on Mothers day very busy but not too long of a wait about 20mins. Ordered coffee to have while waiting which was luke warm but no problems replacing. Meal was very enjoyable...More

Thank Sambie10
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Great cafe with a beautiful view. I've only just moved into Christchurch and have made this my local. Especially on a sunny day.

Thank Karetai
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Wendy B
5 January 2017|
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Response from Annika j | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure I seen gluten free in the cabinet :) best to ring
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, European
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-366 5885
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