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Two Rivers cafe

££ - £££Cafe, European,
11 Hall Street, Cheviot 7310, New Zealand
+64 3-319 8505
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef pie” (4 reviews)
“cheese scone” (3 reviews)
“frittata” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
11 Hall Street, Cheviot 7310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to the Two Rivers for many years, the food,the ambience,the staff and their cards and arty gifts were all wonderful. However today when I went in, there was no warm friendly greeting, there was a far smaller food selection, prices seem...More

Thank faith56
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Have stopped in at this cafe many times in the past. My other half is gluten free and she has always been able to choose from several choices. However, on New Years Eve we stopped by for a late lunch and all had changed. There...More

Thank camper2018
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Fantastic Cafe , delicious food , catering for all needs , fab service , the Best coffee. 1. 1/2 hours North of Christchurch , on the costal road to Picton . Gore Bay is 5min & well worth & quick drive to the sea ,...More

Thank noelmclean
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, excellent and delicious, no make that scrumptious food. Catering for all food needs, vegan options too, perfectly sized servings are value. Respectable coffee in a nice big cup. Refuelled for the trip into Kaikoura.

Thank KLoves2travel2
Reviewed 11 December 2017

If you want great service in an awesome environment with equally good food you cant go past the Two Rivers café in Cheviot.

Thank jmd632017
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

What a very pleasant stop. Cheese scone followed by peppered steak and mushroom pie. Both excellent. But even better great staff... nice to have some good banter! Thanks

Thank racingguys
Reviewed 27 October 2017

On the way to Kaikoura so a stop off at the Two Rivers Cafe for a coffee. Great indoor / outdoor seating. Real friendly service soon saw us ordering coffee and muffins. The muffin was blueberry, lemon, white chocolate. When we received it - was...More

Thank peter_fussell
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Stopped in for some lunch on our way to Kaikoura. I had the salmon fritatta and my husband had a croquette. Both were great. The custard square was excellent. There is a great outdoor area where you can sit in the sun. A lovely place...More

Thank philippagoile
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped off after visiting Kaikoura. Good, friendly service and my husband said the peppered steak pie was the best he'd ever had. Was presented well with salad garnish and drizzle of sauce/jus. Highly recommended!

Thank Chtraveller01
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Always a great stop for coffee or lunch, lovely atmosphere, interesting decor & outdoors area. Too many great choices to eat and coffee is always good..

1  Thank Catz100
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Hall Street, Cheviot 7310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Cheviot
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 8505
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Two Rivers Cafe in Cheviot offers a relaxed atmosphere complemented by contemporary New Zealand artworks. With an extensive menu, there is something for everyone, including gluten-free, vegetarian and children's options. The daily baked cabinet is full of tempting treats, and, together with a Lunch Specials board, is the perfect accompaniment to their Hummingbird Coffee. Fully licensed, with indoor/outdoor seating for up to 80 people makes this the perfect venue for a private funtion. Open Daily from 8.30 - 4.30 and for evening dining in the summer months.
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