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235 B Centaurus Road | St Martins, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-337 3282
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place for breakfast with friends. Relaxed atmosphere. Outdoor area was great on a warm summer morning. Very friendly service, adequate menu selection & well presented.

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Thank Jocelyn W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our new local cafe and really pleased it is! All the staff are really friendly, the cafe has good decor and the selection of food on offer was quite large. My eggs benedict was very good. Poached to perfection, lovely hollandaise sauce and crisp fresh bread. My friend had the big breakfast which came with a huge potato cake and... More 

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Thank Lee_A_B_1976
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Went for brunch, great menu selection. After taking about 5minutes to decide I choose the vegan option which consisted of polenta, spinach, mushrooms, grilled tomato, and hummus. With the help of the waitress I ordered a freshly made juice which was delicious. Good service, yummy food, busy cafe. Would go back.

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Thank genevievekNZL
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent selection of food, we had tea, coffee and cabinet food, all very nice. Friendly staff and very efficient service, despite being busy. Which is much appreciated when you have two young children waiting for hot chocolate! Will definitely be back. Thank you!

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Thank Dave P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Stopped in for breakfast with half a dozen friends and sat outside in their nice courtyard on a sunny morning. The staff were very personable and fun. The Iced coffee I ordered was delicious, though slightly pricey at $6. The Bagel with Bacon, Cream cheese, avocado tomato and pesto was also absolutely delicious and didn't skimp on any of the... More 

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Thank FazNZ
Christchurch, New Zealand
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281 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The staff were extremely helpful and the food arrived really quickly. I ordered the warm roast veg salad with chicken and I throughly enjoyed it, in fact it kept me going all day, very filling. Coffee good and a nice time had by all.

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Thank NZSwanns
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Couldn't get served by the staff on duty - it was not busy - so left. This cafe is in a lovely suburb and nice lily fitted out - but would not return.

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Thank 546juliann
Melbourne
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

They're pretty good at making coffee here. High quality beans and they freshly grind. Lots of outdoor and indoor seating.

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Thank mon_teeth
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I came into Fava this morning for breakfast. We ordered a yummy pancake Bacon and banana meal and a hash brown and egg meal. Service from the man at til was FABULOUS, I feel as though he needs to be recognised for his great service and humour. However unfortunately the hash browns as they were very thick... More 

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Thank Stephanie d
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for good coffee and food. Popular with the weekend lycra brigade on their cycles. Not exclusively tho, if you're passing, stop in for a coffee with or without something to nibble.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 B Centaurus Road | St Martins, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-337 3282

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