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“Great place to take the littlies”

Willowbank Restaurant
Ranked #511 of 966 Restaurants in Christchurch
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Christchurch, New Zealand
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great place to take the littlies”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

Have eaten at the cafe a few times - the food is always plentiful and tasty.
It's a great place to take your children after a visit to the wildlife park. They have plenty of high chairs and there's deer (and assorted birds) to see outside the windows. The only issue I've had is that the children's meals are huge and they over-salt the chips.

The staff are really friendly and very knowledgeable about the animals that you can see through the windows.
Definitely worth a visit.

  • Visited January 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Nuremberg, Germany
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Coffee break”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013

We had just some coffee (they called it "Long Black" down there) and some vegetarian dish. Coffee was good but the food was a little but on the sweet side. Nevertheless nice break after the walk!

  • Visited November 2013
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Seabeck
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267 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Expesnive, tasteless food - Nice staff”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2013

Since we had no breakfast and it was almost lunch we decided against our better judgement and had lunch at the Willowbank Restaurant.
The food was very expensive and very tasteless. We did not even finish half of our food as it just had no taste. It was hot but nothing else.

The staff was very nice and the view of the animals was excellent.

  • Visited July 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Food fit for a king”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

The food and service provided was thoroughly enjoyable. There were many, many foods to choose from on the buffet table and each item offered was delicious.

Visited November 2012
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manchester
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit......”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

Being so close to the wildlife is amazing...well set out and a great day..

Visited February 2012
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Thank maximum358
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