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Paris for the Weekend

57 Charles Street, Kaiapoi 7630, New Zealand
+64 3-260 0011
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
“cheese scone” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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57 Charles Street, Kaiapoi 7630, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the lovely light decor of this cafe. Beautiful chandeliers and mirror, not too over the top. We called in for afternoon tea. Our coffees were great and my slice was tasty. Plenty of parking outside the door. They also do high teas and...More

Thank Sue S
charl0ttej5, Manager at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Sue. Really appreciate the comments. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Had brunch here with my fiancé and were not disappointed, although the menu is small the food is wonderful and it’s a lovely place to sit and eat. We will definitely return. I recommend the French toast it’s divine!!!

Thank MistyW79
paris4weekend, Manager at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for your review Misty. Really pleased that you enjoyed it and would love to see you back again.

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little cafe! Great coffee and tea. Good selection tasty treats. Excellent service. The decor is very quaint with lots of little Paris touches

Thank Errolnelson
paris4weekend, Manager at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Errol

Reviewed 3 May 2018

Actualyl all through the day the café sells delightful food and the atmosphere is a little different to most cafes etc. Staff are very friendly and helpful and the food is fantastic.

Thank Athalie L
paris4weekend, Manager at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you very much Athalie :)

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Don't normally order French toast but it was amazing! Great coffee too, didn't even need sugar! Staff friendly and approachable, and an excellent atmosphere. 5/5 will be back 😁

Thank brownsteveo
paris4weekend, Manager at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thanks for your review brownsteveo :)

Reviewed 12 April 2018

We stumbled across this delightful cafe on our way home and count ourselves lucky. The lady serving was very attentive and friendly. The cafe was not too busy when we were there as it was nearing the end of the day. My partner had the...More

Thank Rundlich
Reviewed 8 April 2018

The building has been beautifully renovated especially inside. Where my experience at Paris for the Weekend let itself down was a lack of engagement from the staff. When I made the booking I said the booking was a celebration of my partners birthday but there...More

Thank broadhuj
charl0ttej5, Manager at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you appreciated all the renovations and that the food was enjoyable for you. I have passed your comments on to our staff but I know in the past some people do not like attention being drawn...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Went here for brunch, my wife had the eggs Benedict and I had the beef nachos. The meals were perfect and delicious, the eggs were done to perfection. We also ordered a pot of tea and a chai latte. My wife had never tried chai...More

Thank Triple B
charl0ttej5, Owner at Paris for the Weekend, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thanks for your lovely review. Hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 5 March 2018

An enjoyable lunch in very pretty surroundings, popular with mums and bubs, an old railway station prettied up but with loads of character. My companion had scrambled eggs on toast which he enjoyed and I opted for a favourite of mine, eggs Benedict. Although I...More

Thank ShantiGlover
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful decor and character inside, great cabinet food available and yummy looking all day menu too. Friendly helpful staff, can’t wait to go back!

Thank kmrl3
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Hi Susan Sorry I cannot read your question. Can you post again? Cheers Sheryl Owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Charles Street, Kaiapoi 7630, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaiapoi
  • Phone Number: +64 3-260 0011
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French inspired cafe in a historic building. Serves french crepes, all day breakfasts, hot soups and cabinet food. Wide selection of teas served in English fine bone china. Delicious HOT coffee. Paris for the Weekend is a stand out cafe that offers something special.
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