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The Grand Cafe

$$ - $$$European, ,
30 Victoria Street | Christchurch Casino, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-365 9999
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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“roast beef” (2 reviews)
“ham” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
30 Victoria Street | Christchurch Casino, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the casino buffet. Always busy but good atmosphere parking ACCESSIBLE and cheaper breakfasts if a member All the juices and typical breakfast except make the best noodle dish.

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here, it's nice restaurant with fresh and tasty food, aswell as excellent service. Good experience in Christchurch.

Thank xinglong z
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Arrived at restaurant and were not greeted in a very friendly manner by the woman on main counter. We'd booked a table for 7 and it was right beside the entrance, definitely not the best position. I asked if there was somewhere else we could...More

Thank TimsonBurridge
Reviewed March 26, 2018

The Carvery is well worth considering. Plenty of meat and as much side dish as you want to put on your plate. The dessert menu is so yummy. We had a dish from Melt- the pop up restaurant in the Grand Cafe. These desserts are...More

Thank Sarndra B
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Dined here last night with my partner at 5:30pm Greeted by a lovely older lady on the reception. We were seated, nobody came over for about 10 minuite, we wasn't informed about the specials or the soup of the day. The lady aproched our table...More

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Went for a meal last week and was impressed that the restaurant manager remembered me from a previous occasion and that I was gluten free. When I went up to select my food from the carvers the waitress brought out a jug of gluten free...More

1  Thank KarynH1961
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Enjoyed a meal here with friends. The restaurant was lovely, service was good. We were all happy with our meals, seafood chowders were yummy, pork belly and steak meals were very good too. Then enjoyed the rest of the evening in the casino, wasn't very...More

1  Thank Phonse-Charolette
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Not our first choice to be honest, but as all other restaurants were closed for the holiday we tried here. It's part of the casino and was indeed busy. Nice carvery buffet with a decent selection at a reasonable price.

1  Thank JPL93
Reviewed January 20, 2018

One of a number of visits to the Grand café which we enjoy as the restaurant has a nice atmosphere and great long serving staff. Usually, we rate the restaurant as 4*'s with the food, the staff and surroundings as what we are looking for...More

1  Thank Don M
TeriKearns, Public Relations Manager at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Hi there, Thanks for your review and feedback, we're always looking for ways that we can improve sop we do appreciate the time you've taken to let us know! I've passed this on to the Food & Beverage Manager and hopefully we can really nail...More

Reviewed December 28, 2017

Mum and I went for a nice lunch and good chat. It as so nice to go somewhere that felt just that little bit special and felt a bit upmarket than usual. We had the $18.50 lunch and Mum had a entree which we shared...More

1  Thank SarahTart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Victoria Street | Christchurch Casino, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 9999
The Grand Café offers something for everyone. R20 and bookings recommended. The breakfast buffet is freshly cooked and available on Saturday & Sunday mornings. Offering everything from breads, pastries and fresh fruit to bacon, hash browns, sausages, pancakes and eggs benedict. Finish off with a selection of juices and coffee or tea. Treat yourself to three tiers of delicious treats at The Grand Cafe's High Tea, available Weds-Sun from 12-4 pm. The Grand Cafe dinner menu won't disappoint, offering a carvery selection with 2 tasty roasts meats. Delve into the extensive menu for premium steak options, chicken parmas and all the classic dishes - blue cod, salmon, smoked beef burger and much more. Head over to our website for the full menu.
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