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Sophie's Cafe - CLOSED

8 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-355 2133
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
2 Mar 2014
“A hidden gem in Hagley Park”
15 Mar 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
Steakhouse, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
8 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

As Christchurch is slowly getting itself together again this café sold excellent choices of hot and cold drinks together with light snacks

Thank candt1969
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Everything here is so-so. Sophie is an outstanding marketeer. She's out there pushing herself and that's when the line is blurred whether she's doing it for her own publicity or for her restaurant. She's even been featured in one Australian TV show, where she's been...More

1  Thank wiredfrog
Reviewed 2 December 2012

Very large portion sizes for an excellent cost, but the food is average at best. If you are looking for quantity, a good place to go.

1  Thank FoodieSuzee
Reviewed 23 November 2012

Went for our Christmas Breakup. Seating inadequate. eg a form along the wall, things fell off the wall onto guests.. Christmas decs were rusty.Food very average, and not at all special. Just a general disappointment. Had to apologise to staff for the evening!!

Thank Lynnedoak
Reviewed 3 June 2012

Unfortunately this has since closed down. Parking was difficult but the meal was lovely.

Thank Kaz8453
Reviewed 15 March 2012

We spent two nights in Christchurch and were shocked at the level of devastation that still exists in the City. It felt very selfish that we were wondering where we would eat for dinner as so many places had closed. Luckily we found Sophie's and...More

Thank Sian99
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Sophie's is the best thing that happened to us. As we were new to the city which due to the earthquake, was half dead, we desperately needed some hearty meal. Sophie's was about 50 metres walk from Kiwi base camp where we were staying. The...More

1  Thank debarchan b
Reviewed 23 February 2012

The best steak meals you will ever get. Also take a look at all the celebrity photos on the walls.

Thank blackstump1234
Reviewed 11 February 2012

Avoid this place. I like a dive but the food was so terrible! Not exactly clean either.

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 2 February 2012

Afte the city has been hit by quakes not too many places to eat in the city. This one surprised us and was just beside our accomodation. Great food, friendly staff and even met the owner Sophie. The locals hang out here. Should try their...More

Thank Rokhshad
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  • Address: 8 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 2133
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