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Portstone Nursery Cafe

465 Ferry Road, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
8 Oct 2017
“Pleasantly Surprised”
2 Apr 2017
“Good coffee, comfortable seats, fascinating flora and a well-stocked gift shop”
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08:00 - 16:00All hours
££ - £££
465 Ferry Road, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Had the most lovely thin french toast banana maple syrup and bacon friends had pumpkin soup and I had super iced coffee

Thank janeccornwall
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Stopped for quick lunch and was pleasantly surprised. The cabinet food was inviting, and came out quickly.

Thank Robyn V
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I went here first thing in the morning and ordered a coffee and something to eat. There was one other customer eating in and a couple others came for takeaway coffees. Counter staff were unwelcoming. My drink was ok but weak with no crema on...More

Thank P1067NYwendyc
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We were really there to investigate the plants, but a morning without coffee is a morning wasted, so having contemplated nature, we contemplated our stomachs. The cafe offered comfortable lounge chairs as well as more standard tables and upright chairs, so we sank into comfort....More

Thank BPinOz
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The coffee was good, but the macaroni was very oily. Tasted okay, but seemed to have been made with a very fatty cheese. Having said that, I would return as there was some nice looking food in the cabinet and the surrounds are lovely.

Thank philippagoile
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Very good coffee, and absolutely delicious food made on the premises. I don't think there is more you could want. Made even better by being attached to a lovely plant nursery. Recommended.

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Waited 40 minutes for two eggs and still cold potato hash. Made me feel physically ill, but as I was so hungry I ate it anyway so I wouldn't have to wait another 40 minutes for the chef to get it right. The poor front...More

Thank Georgie Y
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I meet my Nan here quite often as she loves the garden center and I live in the area. But this is the only reason Ill go. The cafe itself is cute but the coffee is some of the worst Iv had. Also If your...More

Thank JoCorkery
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Wide variety of in house freshly made food.. for takeaway or eating in. Really good selection displayed in a cabinet of tasty savoury dishes,pies,quiche, stuffed baked taties, and vegetarian options, Good prices too..I especially like the beef mince and cheese pastry pies...choc full of tasty...More

Thank steve-diana
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

I ate at portstone recently while in New Zealand visiting family. The menu is great and the staff friendly but I found sometimes simple things detracting from what could be great food. I had a hash brown and smoked salmon dish. Everything was lovely apart...More

Thank Ian S
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Open Hours
08:00 - 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
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  • Address: 465 Ferry Road, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
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