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The Cup

££ - £££Cafe, , European
127 Hackthorne Road | Cashmere, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
+64 3-332 1270
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“herb potatoes” (2 reviews)
“venison” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
127 Hackthorne Road | Cashmere, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have always enjoyed our visits to The Cup with its fantastic location and view of the Canterbury region. Unfortunately not this last time when we had to cope with the vacuuming of the floor and chairs accidentally dropping on the floor while cleaning it......More

Thank Federico T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So where do I begin. Staff are friendly and welcoming and it's a local place to come so you know it's going to be good. I had a iced mocha and then I ordered the chicken salad as pictured. The iced mocha is more like...More

Thank Shayne250978
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Three of us were lucky enough to have a window seat so we could take in the gorgeous view. Waitress immediately came over to ask if we would like to order coffee, which we did. Two of the same coffee (flat white) and one cappuccino....More

Thank excentnz
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

If you are planning to visit the Cup in Hackthorne Road, it's best to book a table by the large windows overlooking the best view you'll get in Christchurch. The food is pretty good too and the coffee is Excellent. From here, a stroll up...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The real drawcard for this café is the spectacular view across the city to the west, taking in the Canterbury Plains and culminating with the splendours of the Southern Alps. We just called in for a quick coffee. I had to send mine back -...More

Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 31 July 2017

For several years my tramping companions and I have been walking up the hill any Saturady morning we are not tramping, and stopping at The Cup for coffee. After trying the breakfast one day, it became a regular brunch stop, as the Kidney breakfast was...More

Thank glenclem
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

As a regular, it is very sad to watch this wonderfully located cafe's slide into mediocrity. Indifferent service, unhappy staff, changes to the menu designed to save money that cut quality. The current management need to up their game, provide enthusiastic and pleasant leadership, or...More

Thank Miriam092754
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely evening. Best view in Christchurch. Food excellent, service attentive. Salmon and venison perfect. Panna cotta a little bland but lifted by sorbet. We will be back.

Thank jackie_c_b
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here for lunch with a friend. Unfortunately all the window seats were reserved which was a bit unfortunate as the veiws were stunning. Probably best to book if your intending on ... Coffee was good, my friend ordered tea and it didn't come with...More

Thank Sonya Devon W
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I am a regular visitor to Christchurch and always make a trip to the cup. The menu is always different and the views out over the city towards the Southern Alps is really cool. If you take the hill road from Christchurch to Lyttleton via...More

Thank James1Head
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Hackthorne Road | Cashmere, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-332 1270
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