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Vic's Cafe & Bake

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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132 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3662054
07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 16:00
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My preferred place for the daily fix for years, a wonderful cafe for good food and coffee headed up by eagle eyed Beth and Jo and other boys and girls. Always chilled and attentive, a friendly vibe and cool open space to relax in or meet friends. No better place in the garden city!

Thank goodgrubguru
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot on Victoria St - always great food and excellent service. I recommend the sandwiches which you can choose a large number of options.

Thank Dave J
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The menu has some permanent and some daily items, small variety of beverages including local sodas. Every item our group tried was prepared upon ordering and included freshly baked breads - delicious!

Thank CPaq01
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very impressed with how quick the service was here. We all ordered breakfast, got the last table available and had our food within 10 mins easy. I love how you can choose what bread you want with each meal. I had the bacon and eggs on sour dough which was amazing. Highly recommend Vic's.

Thank Rachel R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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155 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We have had many great breakfasts here and today we took home their own baked Italian Focaccia, well what a treat the flavour and texture of this bread was amazing. They had a range of breads and bagels, all looked beautiful. Its at the top of Victoria St, dont miss this place and come early for the bread as it... More 

Thank AlistairAuckland
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great breakfast here, family of 9. Food came out hot and fast with no fuss. The service was excellent, lovely vibe to the cafe. I had bagels with bacon and avocado poach egg on the side it was excellent. Coffee is excellent I would come back again

Thank Tomdickharrysally
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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338 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went for Breakie- had a delightful bacon eggs bene and friend had scambled with bacon. Good coffees, quite a bit of wait time- tells you how popular it is. Don't go here if you want to get in & out. Cute outside dining, and plenty of spaces for all. Never saw the wait staff after Breakie was delivered. Many tables... More 

Thank Hafkiwi
Palmer Lake, Colorado
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172 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We walked well out of our way to go here on a recommendation and it was well worth it! Busy and cozy, friendly and great eats. Best smoothie I had in NZ - thick and tasty!

Thank ReidArnold
Poplar Branch, North Carolina
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We ate breakfast at Vicks at the recommendation of our motel staff. The eggs. Benedict were really good and my wife had eggs bacon toast cooked to order. The coffee is great and we sat outside. Some of the tables outside are very small and they allow dogs inside the eating area. All We're well behaved pooches. Looks like a... More 

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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and had been to Vic's a few times in the past, but that was a wee while ago. So this morning we decided to grab a coffee on the go and a something to eat. We arrived a bit before 8am and there was a reasonable number of customers there but we were able to get straight to... More 

Thank Gavin H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3662054
Open plan indoor outdoor busy local Cafe , good magazines and large tables to spread the newspaper out ! Solos, large groups,couples will all feel at home.
In their 16th year same owner and make all their own food and bread which is sold in store or at their bakery in Ferrymead.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?