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Brigittes Espresso Bar

€€ - €€€Cafe, , European
209 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
+64 3-355 6150
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
209 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

will be back we hope great service great coffee fantastic food wish we had discovered this place sooner do not go past it

Thank sunshinepicton
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Was here a year or two ago to meet friends, initially ordered a sit down coffee but had to change plans. A nice touch that a glass of water arrived as not requested. The coffee was fine in terms of temperature and taste.

Thank GastroGaz
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Brigittes was a great wee find, buzzing on a beautiful Saturday morning. Had a great breakfast with a perfect coffee. Staff were attentive and polite. Will certainly visit again.

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

This quaint restaurant is located across from Merivale Mall. They have both indoor and outdoor seating. We enjoyed their selection of toppings on toasted brioche. My daughter had spinach, mushroom, cheese. I had the chicken with cranberry spread and cheese. We both felt we had...More

Thank fourbeesplus3
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Brigitte Cave was Christchurch gem. Tucked away in a side street. It has a french style with great NZ hospitality; the staff were delightful and attentive. The food was amazing as were the beverages. If you are looking for great cafe food, friendly staff and...More

Thank Travel-Nicq
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great wee spot to have a quick bite to eat mid day during a meeting break, busy atmosphere with an interesting mix of young and older diners

Thank 09Allan
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We have been here many times and it is usually awesome. On this occasion it was just not as great as ever. The staff seemed tired and not engaged but very pleasant. Coffee was average and my long black had no crema at all (this...More

Thank Clouds608
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We were out for a walk in the neighbourhood, so we called in for an afternoon tea after checking out other options nearby - Brigittes seemed to be the busiest cafe and we liked the decor (even though parting heavy curtains to enter felt a...More

Thank Rundlich
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Brigittes is a café with lots of yummy food and a chatty, happy atmosphere. My absolute favourite lunch dish is the salt and pepper squid! Delicious! Brigittes has good coffee and the sweet cake selection in the cabinet is very tempting! I really like that...More

Thank gunnfam
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The annex outdoor area with plastic sides was ideal for a late lunch get together for six of us, big enough for 2 parties to have privacy and not feel they have to leave straight after the meal. Service was very good with pre lunch...More

Thank blueeyes1955
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Papanui Road, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 6150
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