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Boatshed Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, , International
2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-366 6768
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good54%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located right on the river where you can watch punters go up and down the river. The food was delivered in a timely manor and was excellent.

Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Just of the road from the botanical gardens this little place is a great place to hang out after a walk in the city and to catch a kayak, paddle boat or a putting ride. The view is amazing and they have a full menu...More

Thank Eddie R
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Fabulous view of river..but if you want personal wait service and the right table booking is essential...otherwise its cafe cabinet food with out the personal waitress..great menu but incredibly crowded..Personally all customers should be treated equally but this booking and off the street is the...More

Thank sweetthing666
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Boat shed cafe situated in beautiful Christchurch botanic garden. The view and lunch is great. Service is fast and staff was courteous.

Thank CannieLim
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Always super busy but meals came out in really good time. So many choices of lovely food, meals are large and lots of cabinet choices as well. A great place to sit and relax in a lovely setting by the river and such a nice...More

Thank Trina M
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We decided to have lunch before we kayaked on the river, we had the chilli nachos and it was more than enough between us! Really tasty food and such a nice view by the river on a sunny day.

Thank Phoebe P
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The Boatshed Cafe on the bank of the Avon has well presented, fresh and tasty food. Staff and service are second to none. Very nice to be able to sit outside on a nice day and enjoy a meal with nobody smoking around you. Congratulations...More

Thank Jaybee2427
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We came here on a bright and sunny day, the place was busy, with a long queue to order, however it went down very quickly and the staff were super efficient. Great choice of food in the cabinets and also on the menus. We came...More

Thank saz8929
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Just called in at the end of a group dog walk with 5 dogs and 5 people. We could sit outside. Water provided for dogs but nowhere for them to sit or lie down. Staff also gave them each a few treats. Drinks came out...More

Thank Adriandcass
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Great lunch in a rustic atmosphere by the Avon River in Christchurch. Very friendly, capable staff. I had the Thai Salad which I said to my spouse `that I could eat it evey day

Thank barusky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-366 6768
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