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Continental Bakery

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138 Percival Street, Rangiora 7440, New Zealand
+64 3-311 8220
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little place (recently rebuilt and bigger ) is iconic of Rangiora. Owned & very professionally managed by the Ward family who are synonymous with all types of food catering. The food on offer here is always fresh & there is a great variety. Very clean tables, benches & seating. The staff are amazing - doesn't matter how busy they... More 

Thank Lyndie P
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Scrumptious food. Fresh and well presented. Lots of variety too. Can't fault anything. Highly recommended.

Thank Keren C
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very tasty, generous, great value with 12 per pack. Beautifully clean and popular. Large gluten free section

Thank janhB7129HF
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

the new layout is roomier and there is more seating. the food is much the same however it was lunch time and the shop was slow queues to the door which was off putting. the service seemed to take much longer than previously. I also didn't like the way the tables blocked one being able to see or peruse the... More 

Thank Catherine H
Kaiapoi, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

The middle-aged lady who works there most days has no business working in hospitality, she makes out that serving is a major inconvenience, rather than her job. However, I was always willing to over-look this because the food was fantastic. Just recently the food quality has slipped. The sausage rolls now taste like sausage flavoured breadcrumbs (or cardboard) and the... More 

Thank KiwiITgeek
Christchurch, New Zealand
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648 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

A massive selection of fresh and delicious bakery foods. One of Canterbury's most famous and popular caterers offering great food, excellent food and very pleasant service.

Thank David T
Rangiora, New Zealand
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

We visit the Bakery on a regular basis. Big variety of food to choose from. Always fresh and generous sizes. The staff are always very friendly and pleasant to deal with.

Thank Jeanette and Mi... H
Rangiora, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

Great pies, wraps, sandwiches & slices. My husband always goes for either a Belgian biscuit or an Afghan! Pies are great and the chicken or beef croquettes are very yum! Also specialise in Gluten free food.

Thank Tracy757
Rangiora, New Zealand
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Great coffee, great staff, great food. Central location in Rangiora. Food always fresh. Excellent coffee barista on most days.

Thank Sally F
Rangiora, New Zealand
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Very good gluten free food and coffee. They have excellent gluten free wraps which are hard to find. Their food is always fresh and the service is fast and efficient

Thank Farmeymoo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Percival Street, Rangiora 7440, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Rangiora
  • Phone Number: +64 3-311 8220
Located in township Rangiora, just 40 minutes North of Christchurch, this is a classic New Zealand bakery, serving a delicious variety of cakes, pies and sandwiches - perfect for a family picnic stop.Beautifully crafted breads in French, rustic ryes, sour doughs and artisan styles - created from wild yeasts and finished with cheese and bacon, Parmesan cheese or just hot with crusty tops.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?