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Welcome Vegetarian Cafe

2 Wharenui Road, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
+64 3-348 2630
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tofu” (3 reviews)
“siew mai” (2 reviews)
“ramen” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 Wharenui Road, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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Reviews (36)
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Restaurant served vegetarian food in Chinese style. Variety of menu, noodle, rice, steak. We ordered fried noodle, noodle soup, fishy steak. All delicious. Restaurant's manager is so friendly.

Thank Mollymoon_26
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Must admit we weren't confident when we arrived as this place looks very run down and tired. But wow, were we pleasantly surprised! Great service, super fresh food with lovely flavors. We had some dietary requirements that were no problem at all. The food arrived...More

Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Small and cozy, clean and essential and the food is top quality. Highly recommended for a quick stop. It is a family run restaurant.

Thank Ma N
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The three of us had the fried wanton which was forgettable, one of us ordered the tofu vegetable soup which was quite plain. We each tried a main course, the hotplate hor fun, the fried beehoon and the curry ramen. The hor fun was a...More

Thank Grayee
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I've heard such good things about this place and when I finally went it didn't disappoint, fantastic food and so many vegan options! I thought it was very reasonably priced and the staff member was really friendly. I will definitely be back!

Thank NLouise19
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I love coming here as I can almost almost everything on the menu! That is always a joy, one that comes rarely to us in NZ. I do try different meals here and have never been disappointed. Today I ordered lychee juice and it came...More

Thank Rainbowclaire
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Never know what I'm ordering so the surprise is always exciting! Never been disappointed though, and love visit her because of the exceptional service! Really cheap and affordable and great value for money! Will definitely be returning!

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Great food, good prices and friendly service. We are vegans and so the food was great, only basic surroundings but nice fresh food and plenty of it.

1  Thank Christine S
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Tasty delicious vegetarian dishes. Lots of great choices and very flavoursome. Great for our family of onion haters as onions are banned at this restaurant. My only criticism is that on a very busy Friday night maybe another wait staff person could have helped with...More

1  Thank deanneleanne
Reviewed 3 January 2016

My husband and I eat here all the time. It is great for lunch and dinner especially when you are on a budget. It is a dedicated vegetarian restaurant with most items being vegan. Gluten free is also widely available on their menu. The menu...More

1  Thank Kryssi20
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Wharenui Road, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 2630
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