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GRAND CAFE

30 Victoria Street, CBD, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8013
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Opening Information

Open for Breakfast Saturday & Sunday from 8am - 11.00am.
Open Wednesday to Friday lunch 11.30 - 2.00,
Brunch from 11.00 am-2.00pm on the weekend.
Dinner Wednesday to Sunday 5.30pm - 9.30 pm
Contact our reservation team at 03 3728892 for public holiday opening hours

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Gluten Free
  • Corporate Events
  • Great Service
  • Vegetarian choice
  • Private Functions
  • Group Bookings & Set Menus Available
  • Cocktails
  • Bathroom
  • Bar

About GRAND CAFE

An icon of the Christchurch Dining Scene for over 20 years.

Whether it's a sumptuous weekend breakfast, a lunch special during the day or a fusion buffet dinner, The Grand Café offers something for everyone.
R20 venue & bookings recommended.
Contact our reservation team at 03 3728892

Cuisine: International
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Excellent food - the entire family loved it

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

we prefer filter coffee, i was surprised you no longer offer this, other that that every thing was great, cheers Mike

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Very impressed with the food, service and booking experience. Loved the buffet choices and will definitely go back.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

More food selection will be better.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

To many people at one table. Not much room to get around.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

It's great to see the buffet back at the Christchurch Casino... great array of delicious dishes from go to whoa!

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Food was outstanding...so yummy

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

We really enjoyed our Valentine's date night. The staff were amazing as always. Super efficient and polite.

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

I dealt mainly with Emma Patterson. She is excellent and could not do enough for me.On the day, Tamsin was in charge and also ensured that everything went smoothly. Many of my friends who were there tolf me how much they enjoyed the function and what you did for us.

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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

We had been there twice in the last three weeks while staying over night in transit. Food quality was poor and inconsistent. Meat were over cooked (some tasted like leftover meats threw into the sauce). Roasts at the carving station were sliced up and left dried under the heat lamp - wasting a good piece of meat. The only salvation is excellent salmon sashimi and smoked salmon. Good variety of deserts.

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Really sorry we didn't hit the mark for you on your visits Dennis.

Responded On Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

Great, friendly service - full attention paid to requests for quiet spot suited to walking disability. Only down side -the fillet steak, though nicely cooked and presented was a little tough and hard to cut. The runner on the table was a nice little touch for a birthday dinner - appreciated!

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Thanks for the feedback Arthur. Apologies about the fillet will check with the supplier to ensure we are getting the best product possible.

Responded On Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

Good selection of food. However there didn't appear to be any gluten free bread for one of our dining party.

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Thanks for the feedback Denise. We do have gluten free bread available but try to keep it in the kitchen. Think a wee sign may be required

Responded On Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Visited On Sunday, 10 February 2019

It is great to have the buffet back.

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5* Review Thank you so much Phaik. We love having the buffet back also.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

Very enjoyable experience at dinner last night..love the attentive but not intrusive.. fabulous service.. your staff have the balance just right. Delicious choice of food.

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5* review from one of our favourite customers. Thanks Diana

Responded On Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

There was no fryars bread, which you normally have.

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Thank you for the feedback Keri. Can I recommend that at anytime sometjing isn't like it usually is just ask the team. Freyas is general available and sorry it wasn't on this occasion.

Responded On Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Nice

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5* Review. Nice review. Sometimes words are not required. Thanks Jinhao

Responded On Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Another great meal, this time the breakfast brunch. Staff always friendly & helpful.

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So pleased you enjoyed Sharon. Hope to see you again soon

Responded On Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Visited On Thursday, 07 February 2019

Pleasant & friendly staff, not quite as much choice of meat dishes or desserts as before Christmas but still good value for superannuates.

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Thank you for the feedback Lynette. we will keep an eye on what is being put out but I am not aware of any changes that have been made. we change the dishes daily so sometimes there is not as much meat but more vegetarian or fish. we will monitor. Thank You

Responded On Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

We both really enjoyed it and went back to seconds because it was so yummy!!!

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And that is what the buffet is all about Helen. Glad you went back for seconds. We wouldn't want it any other way.

Responded On Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

The scrambled eggs were horrible, the taste & texture not good at all. We mentioned this to the wait staff, she returned from the kitchen/chef to offer scrambled or poached eggs from the kitchen which was much appreciated. The other brunch dishes were good.

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Thank you for the feedback Rebecca. Not the first comment on the Scrambled egg. we will get the team to take a look at how we are preparing and how often we are replenishing

Responded On Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

If I could give more stars, I would!!

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10* Review from Shannelle. Or if that option was available that is what we would have got. So pleased you enjoyed.

Responded On Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

As always the buffet at the Grand Cafe delivered good quality and great service.

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5* Review Thank You so much Peter you are always a delight to look after.

Responded On Monday, 04 February 2019
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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

The staff were friendly helpful and provided excellent service. Even more so one of the waitresses who showed genuine concern for our wellbeing.

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Our team are just fantastic Alister and I am delighted they assisted you. Hope we get to see you again.

Responded On Monday, 04 February 2019
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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

I went for breakfast with two friends. The buffet worth every dollar and more. The food is perfect, the staff is amazing!!! I am talking about a 6 stars staff, and i have been in many places around the world, cheers for that. Great energy and variety of food. Well done! Looking forward to come back with my family

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5* Review I totally agree Romina. There aren't enough stars in the sky to rate our wonderful staff. So please you enjoyed and without our staff we would be nothing.

Responded On Monday, 04 February 2019
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Visited On Saturday, 02 February 2019

Great flavorsome food but the desserts are the best.

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5* Review You are a legend Vicki

Responded On Monday, 04 February 2019
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