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The Cup

) #240 of 777 Restaurants in Christchurch $$ - $$$ Cafe, , European
127 Hackthorne Road | Cashmere, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-332 1270
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“venison” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
127 Hackthorne Road | Cashmere, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a regular visitor to Christchurch and always make a trip to the cup. The menu is always different and the views out over the city towards the Southern Alps is really cool. If you take the hill road from Christchurch to Lyttleton via...More

Thank James1Head
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered the bruschetta (tomato, halloumi and basil). Halloumi was missing from my plate, so asked the staff if they could bring some out. Raw cubed halloumi was brought out. Everyone knows halloumi should be cooked! The view is pretty good though!

Thank GemBullNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came on a cloudy day, so can't say we got a great view, however the food was super tasty. Friendly customer service.

Thank lisatchin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called ahead to reserve, food arrived as we got there. Don't care if the food is crap still getting a good review with service like that. Btw food was good, eggs bene for days

Thank honestreviewer2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a few times over the past few years and for some reason always leave feeling like this place could offer so much more. Pro:Views are amazing. Staff were friendly enough. Cons: on the morning we went, the bacon was visibly burnt on...More

Thank Uncs_Aunts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely views. Nice steak. Poor service. Rude waiter. Long wait and then mixed up order. Food was cold. There were only 3 tables of guests so not like they were busy. Very dissapointed.

Thank Quintin S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I've been a few times and have found each time different from poor to mediocre to good, in food, service and coffee. Prefer consistently paced, friendly service so think this place is a bit of a lottery and am not a betting person.

Thank smalldoglaughing
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Very good medium priced cafe serving excellent dinner food. Menu has options for most taste buds and courses were served hot and in a timely manner. The cafe is situated on the Port Hills and the night time view gives a unique view of the...More

Thank lgsras
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I've been a regular visitor to this cafe over the last 12 months as I'm working in the area and I've found the food is consistently good. Last weekend I decided to pay a visit and I had my favourite, the Open Steak Sandwich. It...More

Thank Suzygirl01
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Several friendly staff out front but only one chef catering to a busy cafe on a sunny sunday afternoon, boss lady stood around waiting to put the frilly bits on top of meals. Cabinet food took forever to come out but the wait for menu...More

1  Thank Craig W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Hackthorne Road | Cashmere, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-332 1270
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