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Black Betty Cafe

) #25 of 777 Restaurants in Christchurch €€ - €€€ Cafe, , International
165 Madras Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-365 8522
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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165 Madras Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I must admit when we arrived in the door and saw the queue we had thoughts of turning round and heading back out again. I am so pleased we didn't. Outstanding breakfast and coffee. This place is busy for good reason.

Thank Smods5
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic cafe, perfect for meeting friends - great atmosphere & delicious food! They always get the bacon crispy & poached eggs perfect which is no mean feat in this vibrant, busy but cosy spot. The coffee is a specially roasted blend which has wonderful flavours...More

Thank 2units
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good brunch place. Great French toast and bacon and eggs. Worth queuing up to get in! Smoothies look good too. Worth a try.

Thank Ajs242
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unpretentious decor with daily change in brunch menu coupled with friendly staff and excellent coffee. One of the best in Christchurch

Thank Roystontoh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch the carrot $ ginger soup was delicious! Great winter warmer after my mtb ride... the coffee is excellent along with a salted caramel slice for dessert... 🙂

Thank Shacko28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't try anything off the menu as we had just had breakfast a few hours ago, but I did try the vegan roesti stack from their deli counter. It tasted nice but probably could have used an extra 30 seconds in the microwave. Was disappointed...More

Thank Catrine W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to breakfast with family the place has a funky vibe ad is very popular. The food was all on point and arrived quickly great spot in town for breakfast.

Thank robhG903UP
Reviewed 15 June 2017

2 of us couldn't figure out why my husband was taking soooo long to walk us to breakfast. Had we not already passed plenty of places to eat? When we arrived at Black Betty Cafe, I understood why it was worth the trek. Three of...More

1  Thank JoanMarietta_GA
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I love going to this cafe. The food is great and the staff are so friendly and nice! While visiting Christchurch, I came here almost every day for breakfast and/or afternoon coffee and snack. The staff seemed to recognize me after my second visit and...More

Thank Avisko
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My husband and I found this Cafe by chance and thought we would stop in for a coffee and a bite to eat.I was pleased to see they had a good gluten free range of food on offer,savoury and sweet.The place was extremely busy and...More

Thank annette r
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Madras Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 8522
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