C4 Coffee

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Monday7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Tuesday7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Wednesday7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Thursday7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Friday7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Saturday7:00 am – 3:00 pm.

SundayClosed.

113 Fitzgerald Avenue, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

03 366 7370

If you’re in Christchurch and seeking an exceptional coffee experience, C4 Coffee should be your primary destination. With a solid 27 years of experience on their side, C4 is the real OG of the Christchurch coffee scene and a pioneer of the specialty coffee movement in Ōtautahi.

Cozy and welcoming are not common words when describing a converted warehouse, but C4’s triple shot venue on Fitzgerald Ave is just that. Part café, roastery and retail space all rolled into one, you’ll discover a mecca for all things coffee. A particularly neat feature is the floor-to-ceiling glass wall, allowing you to check out the roasters at work while you sip your espresso.

An excellent a la carte menu and a cabinet full of tasty morsels mean eating at C4 will never disappoint, but the star of the show is, of course, the coffee. At any given time, you’ll find a whopping seven different blends or single origins ready to pour, and the selection is completely revamped every two weeks. 

If C4’s coffee is the pièce de résistance then their staff are the master artists. Education is all part of the premium experience at this central city café. Passionate and knowledgeable staff are eager to help you discover your new favourite way to experience coffee. Well-established relationships with outstanding coffee farmers all over the world mean the coffee here is second to none.

The crowd at C4 is as diverse as the coffee. On any given day, you’ll find study groups getting their caffeine fix, businessmen out for a casual lunch, and locals bringing their out-of-town relatives in for an iconic cafe experience. The family-owned and operated business has established itself as a true Christchurch institution. Nationwide, C4 has established a name synonymous with coffee of the highest quality. Go check it out for yourself and enjoy the unique C4 vibe.

Words by Nicola Amy Hinman & Photography by Nancy Zhou

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Location

113 Fitzgerald Avenue, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch

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