Cafe Valentino

Had a scrumptious dinner with friends on Saturday night at Cafe Valentino and I have to say the new version of this Christchurch favourite is better than the original. The earthquakes left a pile of rubble for most of the inner cities restaurants and bars, but those that have managed to rise again are certainly doing so with style and grace.

I enjoyed a delicious pizza on a traditional Italian thin, crispy base. That, along with the warm, cosy atmosphere (fab lighting!) and friendly, attentive staff made for a casual yet classy dining experience. To be honest I wouldn’t have rushed back to the original Cafe Valentino but I am definitely keen to head back to take two soon.

From this…


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To this!

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A new location allowing a modern take on an old Christchurch favourite.