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Del Mar Cafe

££ - £££Cafe,
Waterman, Christchurch, New Zealand
+64 3-384 3481
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible35%
29 Jun 2017
“Pit stop....”
14 Jun 2017
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Cafe, New Zealand
££ - £££
Waterman, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This cafe is convenient when having one's vehicle washed at Espresso Carwash Cafe situated in the Waterman Rd car park. A pot of English breakfast tea and eggs Benedict, a spot by the gas fire, pleasant service. Nothing to worry about here, all fine so...More

Thank Old V
Reviewed 14 June 2017

With a drive to Ferrymead, decided to drop in and have a bite to eat. My husband had the big breakfast, and I had scrambled eggs.. both meals did not disappoint. And presentation was excellent. Decoration of cafe makes it look like a market place,...More

Thank Lesley W
Reviewed 26 March 2017

A group of 8 of ladies went for lunch here sunday, Weather outside was miserable, inside was warm, cosy and inviting. I was worried about the food and service as I read the reveiws beforehand and did'nt know what to expect. When we were seated,...More

Thank Vicki O
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We visited based on the Entertainment Book. Extremely disappointed with the food - even though the service was fairly good. It is definitely fast food and we will not be back.

Thank GruntaNZ
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

If our lunch looked like the photos we would have maybe enjoyed it. I'm just sorry I didn't photo mine!!! Looked and tasted like slop, didn't know you could serve doughy filo. $27 wasted dollars per meal. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY. It does not...More

2  Thank Grimwa
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This used to be one of my favourite eateries in Ferrymead but after my last visit I will not be going back. It is obviously now under new management. The service was almost non existant and the food almost inedible, along with being incredibly overpriced....More

Thank Zetlander
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This has got to be the worst cafe in Christchurch . Terrible service - extremely rude staff . But that's not the worst of it - "eggs Benedict " in this place is eggs on toast - you are then charged extra to add bacon...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Wouldn't honour grab one. Was told to leave. The manager is just unbelievably rude and upset my wife. This guy should not be working in the hospitality industry. Worst cafe ever!

1  Thank Des H
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was once 'The Place to Go' on Ferry Road. No more it resembles a cheap US type speak-easy. TV's everywhere. Pool tables. A side food bar 'empty'. Food just OK. Atmosphere crap.

Thank John S
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Good casual cafe. Four adults visited on Queen's Birthday for lunch, plenty of parking & easy access for the disabled. Good selection of cabinet food as well as a menu & tailor your own burgers. The chicken filo was full of chicken with a fresh...More

Thank Steph K
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Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterman, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-384 3481
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