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Brigittes Espresso Bar

209 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
+64 3-355 6150
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“toasties” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
209 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 100 reviews

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Tasty but seems poorly sized, especially for the price. French toast was ok but....thin fatty bacon- lots of fat, little meat and only just cooked. French toast was cold in middle and could've had a bit more cinnamon. Other meals were ok but again, could...More

Thank discomonkey70
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Fabulously large cake, great for sharing & good coffee. Was takeaway so didn't stay long but the space was warm and cosy and the staff friendly.

Thank kiwi-nzer
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

My partner and I live very close to Brigitte's but have never thought to pop in. We were surprised it had taken us this long to find this gem. For me, this cafe is second to none in Christchurch. Great service, great food, great atmosphere....More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Came for breakfast and enjoyed it. Nice eggs benny and pancakes. Good service with a smile. The waitress remembered who ordered what (4 of us) which most don't manage. This is a testament to the dedication that they give. The coffee was the best we...More

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Brigittes is a great little place tucked away off Papanui Rd but always bustling! Food, coffee and service are consistently good and so lovely to sit outside in the courtyard on a nice day!

Thank chrissyp24
brigittes904, Owner at Brigittes Espresso Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your kind words!

Reviewed 28 November 2016

Coffee. Tick Staff. Tick (I miss you Lucy) Cabinet sweet treats. Tick Menu options. Tick Quality of everything. Tick Tick. I am here every morning and sometimes for lunch. Thank you Nicola and Megan for adding something good to my mornings.

Thank LouBLoo50
brigittes904, Owner at Brigittes Espresso Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

We miss Lucy too! (She is known to do a few cameo appearances) Thank you for your review Lou. The girls all really appreciate it and enjoy making your mornings happy!

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast. Had the eggs Benedict and a chocolate milk shake. Eggs Benedict was exceptional and the service was brilliant.

Thank zigzagkiwi
brigittes904, Owner at Brigittes Espresso Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Hi Angus. Magic mix right there! Glad you enjoyed everything. Thanks heaps and see you soon.

Reviewed 4 November 2016

Good for a family brunch, nice outdoor area. Easy to get to in Merivale good value for money good choices from breakfast to lunch

Thank bjklwalker
brigittes904, Owner at Brigittes Espresso Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. The team really appreciate your positive feedback!

Reviewed 17 October 2016

These guys know about service and style. The cafe is lovely. we went for breakfast, lovely service, lovely decor, clean, and the food was so fresh and lovely, I could have stayed there all day.

Thank Photochicknz
brigittes904, Owner at Brigittes Espresso Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Yay! Thank you so much we love your kind words!

Reviewed 12 September 2016

We ate here twice during our trip to NZ. The breakfasts were amazing and the service was great. It was always very busy, but that did not impact on the service nor the quality of food at all! Would definitely return again if I could!

Thank Blank_Expressionism
brigittes904, Owner at Brigittes Espresso Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

We are so happy you enjoyed your time at Brigittes. Many thanks from the whole team!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 6150
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