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The Villas

) #32 of 777 Restaurants in Christchurch ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, European,
290-292 Montreal Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-365 6066
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“steak” (40 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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290-292 Montreal Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 550 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went to the Villas as a family to celebrate Mothers Day. Even though we were told it was busy (420 covers for the day) you would never had imagined this was the case. The staff were efficient, informative and cheerful. The food was just...More

Thank lifestyle48
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Coming back to the villas was like stepping back into the past Like that old woollen jacket that you know is warm and inviting So my first visit back in 6 years just makes me smile

Thank jonothebroker
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We had a reunion here on Saturday night, We could not fault the service or the food. Everything was well presented and serve hot - great. You made my job of organising the function easy. Thank you so much.

Thank Rhodes74
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We have dined here on several occasions and have always enjoyed the experience. However Saturday 6th May we dropped in for lunch and were seated next to 3 other patrons. We noticed when they left, that everyone on that table had left the eggs intact...More

Thank Techman60
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Such a lovely spot to sit outside on a sunny day. Dogs are welcome and are treated with love..get lots of attention and snacks from the staff.

Thank suze65
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The villas never fails to come up with goods. Meals are beautifully presented and full of flavour. I had the lamb shoulder which was succulent and as well as a satisfying meal.

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Lovely venue, amazing food - awful and lazy service - Wouldn't recommend this place at all. Why bother?More

1  Thank JohnLWLG
Ben D, Owner at The Villas, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hello John. Thanks for your review. I'm not sure what has gone wrong here for you. The whole Villas team prides itself on its warm welcome and friendly service and it seems that we have missed the mark for you. Please could you get in...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Very good quality food in a pleasant setting. Had duck leg and my gf had venison steak, both tasty. Great desserts too. Only negative is the price. However, compared to other fancy restaurants, the quantity of food was quite good.

Thank fifaplayer
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We dined at The Vilas last night and was truly impressed with the quality of the meal and the service. We have also been to breakfast a couple of times and found it consistently very good. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking...More

Thank Kylej1111
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Can't quite believe its taken so long for us to discover The Villas. A great restaurant serving high quality bistro faire. Staff are warm and welcoming and the service is efficient and not overly fussy. Comprising two weatherboard villas (hence the name) joined by a...More

1  Thank Seismicscot
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Questions & Answers
21 September 2016|
Response from mopsnmits |
Hi jafcee. Can you email us on info@ Thevillas and we'll be happy to send you a copy of the beverage list. Can't seem to attach it here.
13 March 2016|
Response from Justin D |
Hi there, we sure do! Lots of options on all menu's, our menus are online and they are noted by GF. Hope to see you soon.
17 January 2016|
Response from mopsnmits |
Oh gosh so sorry, I have asked the wrong place. The villas is great and we will be there multiple times with my in Laws! And your kids menu is perfect 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290-292 Montreal Street, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand (Formerly The Coffee House)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-365 6066
  • E-mail
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