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Antigua Boat Sheds

) #198 of 771 Restaurants in Christchurch ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, European,
2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-366 5885
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good52%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviews (70)
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The Boat shed cafe allows you to relax watching the punts and rowing boats go by as you have your coffee. The staff are always obliging and the food is tempting. Being near the botanical gardens and the museum is a plus. The cafe cat...More

Thank anneS4123UG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always tempting, always busy and the appealing deck and seats are a bonus alongside the river. The cabinet food is always interesting, with changes, a daily menu and the coffee is good.

Thank PauleLec
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A lovely setting on the Avon with boats punting up and down. Went on Mothers day very busy but not too long of a wait about 20mins. Ordered coffee to have while waiting which was luke warm but no problems replacing. Meal was very enjoyable...More

Thank Sambie10
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Great cafe with a beautiful view. I've only just moved into Christchurch and have made this my local. Especially on a sunny day.

Thank Karetai
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The food outlet is on the bank of the Avon River by the Botanical Gardens. We decided on toasties and a few hot chips. The toastie I had was tooooo hot and the chips not all that great. Because there are a lot of people...More

1  Thank 4x4wheelers
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I've had a bit of a hiatus to trip advisor, and it's a little disappointing that my first review back will be a negative one, however I feel that I need get this one off my chest. I recently had to spend 5 days at...More

Thank samsammypepper
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We were in Christchurch for one night so decided on the the Antigua Boat Sheds for Breakfast based on Trip Advisor reviews. The location was good but the standard of the food was not good and certainly not what we had expected. That applied to...More

1  Thank Lefkoseikos
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We recently visited the Antigua Boat Sheds for a late lunch. The place was very busy and had a great atmosphere. Ordering was very quick and the wait for the food was short and the service great. The food tasted great, the portion sizes were...More

Thank AaronSlater
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I took a couple of friends that were over from overseas,the food was very good and tasty but the reason that i didnt give it 5 stars is because it took them a long time to clear the table and it would of been nice...More

Thank mannaborn
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A popular venue for tourists and locals. Great cafe here also boats for hire, or simply lie back in a punt & be taken for a cruise up the Avon.

Thank Chch_NZ_couple
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Wendy B
Do you have gluten free food suitable for my teenage daughter?
6 January 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Annika j | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure I seen gluten free in the cabinet :) best to ring
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-366 5885
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