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Allure Cafe and Gallery

11 West End | North Canterbury, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 7402
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (25 reviews)
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Grill, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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11 West End | North Canterbury, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great Little Cafe
"My large family of 7 visited there on a rainy February day."
Melissa M
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2. Great Breakfast/atmosphere
"What a cute place to start the day in."
Arthur B
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3. Home baked slices & Cookies
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ordered seafood plater and they're empthy!!! There are fresh and cooked good. The waitress is helpful and so kind. We enjoyed our dish

Thank Sunisa n
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Currently enjoying lovely pancakes with fruit Delicious!!!! and a caramel latte made to perfection. Also the beautiful artwork displayed is local artist, you can even buy one to take home. My new breaky spot for my holiday 😍😍😍😍 thank you allure

Thank Bmeiks22
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is small and innocuous but deserves recognition. I had an excellent ham omelette with a lovely black coffee. Recommended for a hearty breakfast.

Thank supertaf
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

If you want good food this is the place to go.Went for an early one and enjoyed a great coffee and homemade breakfast,great service really personal.took away a home made caramel slice which was perfect even after 2 days of trekking. Definitely come back again

Thank Brandon C
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It was a busy holiday afternoon with not many places open, so limited spaces. We dined outside for fresh air and to get away from the flies (should have been a signal to leave, my bad). More flies than customers, but the place was full....More

1  Thank classicchch
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

You would think for a place that delivers breakfast meals that they would have cooking an egg down sorted. This is not the case. Not only could they not fry an egg correctly, it took way too long to deliver simple cafe meals and a...More

1  Thank mickreal
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Mid way stop between Nelson and Christchurch. Unfortunately the quslity of the coffee was pretty rank but at least it was strong - which helped the remainder of the journey. 2254

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for brunch on our way north. The food was great and so was the coffee. The only grumble was that the pancakes came with no bacon when the menus said they did. Overall pretty good we will be back.

Thank Russdi
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Excited to be back in kaikoura and the town was pumping. Chose this cafe as it was didn't have the queues and lots of empty tables. Ordered my iced coffee but sadly didn't get anything to eat as cabinet only had a couple of sad...More

Thank Wjs1976
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The girl behind the counter looked like she had just rolled in from the races the night before. Makeup all down her face, dirt all up the back of her jeans and couldn't remember our order so we had to wait an extra 10 minutes....More

Thank Darryl B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 62
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 West End | North Canterbury, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 7402
  • E-mail
Family owned and run licenced cafe in our beautiful town of Kaikoura. Offering a good range of seafood, meat dishes and salads. Families welcome (We have a special Kids Menu) We also cater for finger food snacks and our forever popular Pizza's (with our special offer buy 2 and get 1 free). We welcome larger groups but please book first and we will open up especially if you would like a meal out of our hours
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