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“A little disappointing this time” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Beechwoods Cafe

Beechwoods Cafe
Ranked #2 of 13 Restaurants in Murchison
Price range: US$6 - US$14
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Christchurch, New Zealand
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153 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A little disappointing this time”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

Visited here for lunch last week and felt it was not at its best this time. The wait was rather long for a bowl of soup and it arrived with no toast and the fries were a bit overcooked. Coffee was good and the restaurant was lovely and warm and most of the staff were really helpful and pleasant. .

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
2 Thank Karin C
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BeechwoodsMurchison, Owner at Beechwoods Cafe, responded to this review, 16 June 2014
Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. I am very concerned to hear your meal was not as it should be. I would be very interested to find out the day and approximate time you visited the cafe so that this fault can be discussed with the cook that day to ensure remedial action is taken. If it is not too much trouble, please email me at info@beechwoodscafe.co.nz. Thanks again.
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Kiwi
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155 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“An unhappy place”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Miserable staff, most of the food cabinets half empty, probably due to the line of buses that were just leaving.

Visited September 2013
Helpful?
Thank airbus0320
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BeechwoodsMurchison, Manager at Beechwoods Cafe, responded to this review, 16 June 2014
Sorry to hear your concerns. Unfortunately the buses do clear the food cabinets very quickly, however we have kitchen staff preparing fresh food all day so that the cabinets can be regularly topped up and that way the food is kept as fresh as possible. We also make fresh food to order should there not be something available that you feel like, please ask. We have shared your feedback with our team to endeavour to continue to improve the customer experience.
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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews
“Great Hot cakes!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

This was a very welcoming and spacious cafe with great service from all staff. I ordered the hot cakes and when they arrived I nearly fell off my chair as you had a massive portion, but they were so tasty, and I managed to eat them all! Thank you for a great experience!

Visited March 2014
Helpful?
Thank elan_davies
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BeechwoodsMurchison, Owner at Beechwoods Cafe, responded to this review, 16 June 2014
Great to hear you enjoyed them, they seem to be a very popular menu item!
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mold
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527 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
“just for coffee”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

good cup of flat white after a long drive down route 6.

could see it was good as all the locals seemed to be using it

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank chris c
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BeechwoodsMurchison, Owner at Beechwoods Cafe, responded to this review, 16 June 2014
Glad you enjoyed your coffee - we have undergone a lot of staff training in this area, so pleased to offer you a good experience.
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Golden bay
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“If you want fine dinning then give this place a miss”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

However if you want a large selection of simple well priced food served hot with a smile you can't go wrong with this place my group of 8 were well impressed..

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank chrisGoldenbay
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BeechwoodsMurchison, Owner at Beechwoods Cafe, responded to this review, 16 June 2014
Thanks for your feedback - we are glad you were happy with service and food. Our market is middle of the road travellers who want wholesome filling food at a reasonable price. We do also offer a more formal dining experience for pre-booked groups only if you are ever interested.
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