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Cafe Primo e Secundo

38 McMillan St., Methven, New Zealand
+64 3-302 9060
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“for sale” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 McMillan St., Methven, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great coffee and very friendly hosts. We always visit here when we come to Methven. One of our favourite places.

Thank Paulette0012013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm and welcoming, eclectic decor, great place to relax over coffee with family or friends or perhaps start writing that book...

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Take a look at the standard of the kitchen before you eat here. The entire shop is dusty and full of junk, the food is prepared in a dirty kitchen with little regard for food hygiene.

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Stumbled on this place by accident when shopping at the Four Square across the road. It's a fantastic cafe-come-gallery-come-antiques shop. Good food, absolutely brilliant staff, were happy for me to take photos of the place. A real gem for Methven.

Thank Jan O
Reviewed 4 May 2017

great coffee here, lovely food, unique setting with old memorabilia everywhere - a little cluttered, but great atmosphere

Thank 60stravellers2014
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Nice atmosphere with all the old stuff, much of it familiar from grandparents' houses as a child. Friendly staff, casual atmosphere. Yummy food, and avo mash was delicious, and so nice to have somthing different for a change (and we're not even vegetarians). As we...More

Thank Jolie H
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The girls and I were on a weekend away and went here on our first morning. We were greeted by friendly helpful staff, great meals, amazing coffee and great chat and advice were to go. We went back the next morning and filled the staff...More

Thank Annakiwi2017
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Off the wall decor, cross between an op shop and cafe. Great service and food. Reasonably priced and lots of selection choices.

Thank Barry A
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Warm welcome, delicious food, excellent coffee - memory lane galore... great selection of olde stuff creatively displayed - loved it... We've visited each time we are in Methven.

1  Thank Brosallan
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We love this cafe. Have been a few times and are never disappointed. Staff are friendly and the cafe itself is a treasure trove of old memorabilia. Games, magazines, toys and even hats to wear if you sit outside in the sunshine - everything to...More

Thank John66_12
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Janet A
Good news! They now take credit card!
15 July 2016|
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Yahooooo. About time!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 McMillan St., Methven, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Methven
  • Phone Number: +64 3-302 9060
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