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Route 72 Cafe Bar Emporium

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Address

1697 Main Rd
Cust
Region: Canterbury
Licence: Fully Licensed
Cuisine: New Zealand

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Contact

Phone: 03 312 5595
Website: www.route72.co.nz
Email: route72@clear.net.nz

Route 72 Cafe Bar Emporium

Open

Tuesday to Sunday - 8:00am till 5:00pm
Friday and Saturday - Open for dinner (with bookings) Fully licensed till midnight .

EMPORIUM 9am to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday

Cafe and Emporium CLOSED MONDAYS for WINTER

Comments

The team at Route 72 Café Bar and Emporium invite you to discover the Route 72 Experience. Mouth watering cuisine, a glass of local wine, a cold beer or G & T (fully licenced) ... a view to amaze, ... or enjoy our superior organic coffee sourced from Fair Trade coffee farms to go with our home baking. The choice is yours!

Whether you have the time to join us for semi fine dining or only have the time for a quick bite to eat, we would love you to join us at Route 72.

Depending on your mood (and the weather of course!) you may choose to dine inside or out, from any one of our three dining areas.

Come and enjoy our "Main Cafe" where you will experience the vibrant atmosphere of our friendly staff and surroundings. Relax in the "Upstairs Dining" and "Bar Area", with views to amaze and delight adding to your Route 72 experience.

Our Award Winning Head Chef Terry Downes has a wealth of experience in the hospitality trade. Mainly training and then working in Sydney he is accustomed to diversity. Terry returned to New Zealand in 2002 to join the team at the Christchurch Club and then on to become Head Chef at the Gondola. The desire for a country lifestyle and the opportunity to birth a new café, "Route 72" is a new passion for Terry.

Bookings are welcomed and recommended.

Our "Emporium" offers an incredible array of home and garden delights. Jewellery, art, leadlights, furniture and homeware, local homespun and mohair woollen garments, the list goes on...

Overall DineOut Score based on 21 reviews

Total7.2
Food7.5
Dessert5.8
Presentation7.5
Service6.9
Environment7.0
Toilets7.5
Child Friendly Yes
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