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The Grand Cafe

££ - £££European, ,
30 Victoria Street | Christchurch Casino, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-365 9999
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Overview
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (2 reviews)
“ham” (3 reviews)
“side salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
30 Victoria Street | Christchurch Casino, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 11 February 2017

Decided to try the Grand Cafe high tea at the Casino for our monthly ladies get together. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Loved the selection of food. Lovely savoury and sweet food. A great afternoon.

Thank Maggie G
christchurch_casino, Marketing Assistant at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Kia Ora Maggie, That’s excellent feedback thank you! Our pastry team are extremely talented and enjoy putting together a range of delicious sweet and savoury options for our high tea guests, we hope to welcome you and “the ladies” back again soon. Cheers CCL Team

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Three offers advertised - all $9 for caeser salad, moussaka and a veggie burger - so thought should give it a go. Pay & order on entry means within minutes of being seated your meal is served I thoroughly enjoyed the smoked chicken caesar salad...More

Thank PauleLec
christchurch_casino, Marketing Assistant at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Kia Ora Paul, Thank you for your feedback, Our $9 Lunches are fantastic value - thank you for agreeing! They are perfect if you only have a short time for lunch but you enjoy quality food & service (without breaking the bank), we hope to...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Dined here early before the theatre recently. Didn't think the menu was all that exciting, but turned out all the food we had was nice. A la carte menu, and also carvery option. Between us we had salmon, steaks and pasta - all very nice....More

Thank Robyn P
christchurch_casino, Digital Marketing Coordinator at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Dear Robyn, We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Christchurch Casino and The Grand Café. Thank you for taking your time to post this review. Kind regards, Christchurch Casino

Reviewed 1 January 2017

Extremely dissapointing evening on New Year's Eve. The restaurant was overbooked & we had to queue to be seated. The food was dreadful, some items were totally inedible. The service was adequate but overall it was more of a cheap canteen/truckstop diner experience. Definitely not...More

Thank susanrichards2017
christchurch_casino, Digital marketing Coordinator at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear Susan, Thank you for your feedback and taking the time to post this review. We are sorry your New Year's Eve experience at The Grand Café was not what you had hoped for. Please understand that queues are unfortunately inevitable on popular nights like...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This has become an annual event with my team. The high tea has a selection from three tiers. The top tier consisted of an asparagus roll, quiche, oat biscuit with meat ball topping and the highlight for this tier was the slider. The second tier...More

Thank Nigel2312
christchurch_casino, Marketing Coordinator at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2016

Dear Nigel, We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Christchurch Casino and The Grand Café. Thank you for taking your time to post this review. Kind regards, Christchurch Casino

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for breakfast and evening meals.. On your birthday you get it free if you sign up to the players club..great rewards with collecting points .. Great service and great atmosphere.. Have been many times and will continue to go ..

Thank Maryanne C
christchurch_casino, Marketing Coordinator at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Dear Maryanne, We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Christchurch Casino and The Grand Café. Thank you for taking your time to post this review. Kind regards, Christchurch Casino

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Had a small reunion for dinner. The highlight was amazing cheese croquettes and there were beautiful. The lovely service was spot on. My steak (meant to be pink or medium rare) came out grey/well done. Ruined a beautiful ribeye. The lovely waitress took it back...More

Thank Noelani C
christchurch_casino, Marketing Coordinator at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Dear Noelani, Thank you for taking your time to post this review. We are pleased to hear you were satisfied with our customer service. It is unfortunate to read this feedback as it would appear we have not read the situation correctly. Our Food &...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

thought we would try lunch at the grand café. instead of the Monza bar. the option we went for was entrée n main or dessertfor for $25. for main I had 150 grm rib eye for another $5 on mash with dessert. how disappointed I...More

1  Thank porky460
christchurch_casino, Marketing Coordinator at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2016

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your feedback and taking the time to post this review. We're sorry you didn’t feel your experience on this occasion was not as enjoyable as we would have hoped it should be and we really appreciate your feedback. This has...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Linked up with an old school friend at The Grand Cafe for an evening dinner during a visit to Christchurch. The restaurant is situated on the first floor of the Christchurch Casino. It has elegant decor with an imposing high ceiling. There is a good...More

Thank Marque01
christchurch_casino, Marketing Coordinator at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2016

Dear reviewer, Thank you for taking your time to post this review. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Christchurch Casino. Kind regards, Christchurch Casino

Reviewed 13 September 2016

The wait staff were particularly attentive and friendly. The dessert with the apricot mousse would have to be one of the best desserts I've eaten.

Thank polly501
christchurch_casino, Marketing Coordinator at The Grand Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Dear reviewer, We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to the Christchurch Casino and The Grand Café. Thank you for taking your time to post this review. Kind regards, Christchurch Casino

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$36 - US$100
Cuisine
European, Contemporary, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Victoria Street | Christchurch Casino, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 9999
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