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Vanilla Bean Cafe - CLOSED

359 Lincoln Road | Addington, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
+64 3-339 2020
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
3 May 2016
“Vanilla Bean Cafe is now Cafe Prague”
4 Nov 2015
“ Relax place”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
359 Lincoln Road | Addington, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
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Reviews (34)
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 3 May 2016

Café Prague has excellent Czech food on the menu and a good choice of cabinet food, as well as their drinks, service and ambiance. Far superior to when it was Vanilla Bean. A must visit.

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Nice looking place special from inside I felt very comfortable. Coffee perfect, service fast, food perfect, lovely staff. We tried the bohemian breakfast and was very good! Definitely will come again and will try another Europe food ;-) Well done guys!

Thank Hanka K
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Nice, friendly with yummy food and welcoming staff. If you are looking for a relaxed place to enjoy your coffee or a meal this is the right place to go :).

Thank Hanulik
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I came in for lunch today and I ordered the Ribeye Steak medium-rare. Delicious! The steak was juicy, the mushroom sauce was rich in beautiful flavour, the roast potatoes well cooked and seasoned, and the green beans wrapped in bacon exquisite! It is definitely the...More

1  Thank 5102rgaj
Reviewed 5 October 2015

A friendly suburban café with a good range of items for breakfast, morning coffee and lunch. Friendly service and helpful staff. Little disappointed with the scones. Not happy at paying an extra 80 cents for soy milk, especially for a small latte which would have...More

Thank Barry5252
VanillaBeanCafe2015, Manager at Vanilla Bean Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2015

We are glad you enjoyed the service. Thank you for your feedback on the food and drinks. We constantly review our performance based on customer feedbacks to ensure we're bringing you great food at a good value.

Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

The service was really friendly and kind. Coffee is really nice so its food. There is so much to choose from homemade European food. I would highly recommended this place to people who want great food and coffee in a nice environment.

Thank Jakub D
VanillaBeanCafe2015, Manager at Vanilla Bean Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2015

Thank you for the great review! Glad to see our patrons happy. :)

Reviewed 4 October 2015

The overall service was friendly and kind. Coffee was really tasty and food was delicious. I was able to choose from different kind of homemade food which you cannot see in many cafe places. I would definitely recommended this cafe to everyone out there.

Thank mapeku
VanillaBeanCafe2015, Manager at Vanilla Bean Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2015

Thank you! Glad that you enjoyed the cafe. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Called into vanilla bean today with the family for lunch after hearing it is under new management. I must say the new decor is looking fantastic and the service from the time we entered until we left was outstanding so friendly and attentive. More than...More

Thank AimeeandBevan W
VanillaBeanCafe2015, Manager at Vanilla Bean Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2015

Thank you for your response! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to seeing you again and do like our Facebook page - Vanilla Bean Cafe Christchurch - to be updated with specials!

Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Went to vanilla bean with my friend today. Ordered pancakes, they were burnt and cold. They also got our orders wrong and were inconsistent with serving what was on the menu.More

Thank 459juliaf
VanillaBeanCafe2015, Owner at Vanilla Bean Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2015

We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at Vanilla Bean. It is very disappointing for all of us at the cafe to read such reviews when we constantly check in with customers during their meal. We would have been...More

Reviewed 26 September 2015

Looks like this cafe has new owners now and has had a major facelift. Love the decor and atmosphere. Food was delicious too! My partner had the chicken burger with chipotle mayo which was amazing and I had the fishcakes which was equally delicious! And...More

Thank LMV07
VanillaBeanCafe2015, Manager at Vanilla Bean Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2015

Thanks for your review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself. We hope you'll come in again and don't forget to like our Facebook page - Vanilla Bean Cafe Christchurch - to keep up to date! :)

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Cuisine
European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 15:00
Thursday
07:30 - 15:00
Friday
07:30 - 15:00
Saturday
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 Lincoln Road | Addington, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-339 2020
Description
Classic x Central European. Serving classic food inspired by Central European cuisine. At the heart of Europe, lies Czech Republic, the historical trading capital of Europe. Through this, czech cuisine has soaked the influences of surrounding countries, north, south, east and west. Now, we aim to bring you the melting pot of Europe to Chch through serving classic dishes inspired by Central European cuisine. We are proud to use high quality locally sourced kiwi produce and creating something spectacular, bohemian style for your satisfaction. Come in and czech us out.
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