Sign of the Takahe

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Address:

200 Hackthorne Road
Cashmere, Christchurch 8022

Phone:

+64 3 925 8766

The heavens have spoken. The Sign of the Takahe is nigh. Magnificent in all its grandeur and glamour, the location of this cafe, bar & restaurant makes it one for the bucket list!

Like something out of a British period drama, Sign of the Takahe inhabits an illustrious historic building, complete with horizon-skimming lawns, awe-inspiring stonework and contemporary renovations that give it a modern edge. Shake hands with the polished armour and seat yourself in the uber plush dining room.

‘Epic’ is a word that springs to mind with this venue and the same applies to its menu. For lunch, it's all about brunch classics and fabulous, yummy food. The takahe big breakfast is likely to tickle your fancy, while the smashed edamame with tofu and sourdough will transport you straight to Japan. Alternatively, stick to what you know with the unbeatable open steak sandwich – complete with all the relish, cheese and fries your heart desires.

If you decide to swoop by in the evening, expect prime cuts of NZ meat, fresh seafood and some pretty hefty burgers – think crispy chicken or vegan! Upgrade the classic steak with fondant potato and seductive beetroot puree, or opt for a Mediterranean vibe with the risotto verde. And before you fly off, order a bombe Alaska – a magnificent end to an equally magnificent evening.

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