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Cafe SisMo

35 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-348 1984
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (11 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
35 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a comprehensive menu to select our breakfast from. The staff were friendly and attentive. The cafe is basic but it met our requirements for providing an enjoyable breakfast at a reasonable price. The cafe was conviently close to several motels.

Thank oldtravellerFlorida
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

For good good and service with a smile head to cafe Sismo. Owned and run by a young asian couple who really try to make their customers happy. We had the big breakfast- farm fresh eggs,tasty bacon&sausage, tomatoe,mushrooms etc etc- beautiful and yummy! Good coffee,...More

Thank Sabine C
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely service and food. We came here a few years ago and experienced the same polite and efficient service along with a wholesome breakfast. The coffees were close to the best ever. Great taste, temperature and artwork! Options for either outdoor or inside tables.

Thank GS_new_horizons
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I've visited several times - with friends, my parents, my partner... the atmosphere is lovely, the teacups are gorgeous. The owners are fantastic and service is always warm and friendly. The food is great and they often have awesome specials and deals - visit their...More

Thank 852ashleyy
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Cafe looked tired. Eggs bene were luke warm and just didn't taste fresh. Companion had the mushrooms on toast-also declared 'average'. Coffee was good.

Thank Anita4691
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast ever with a great coffee. Service perfect, prices unbelievabley cheap. Why did it take so long to find this place. Get in early as brunch gets busy so book.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This small cafe offers a warm and friendly welcome, an outstanding fruit and granola breakfast, and wonderful coffee. We kept returning while in Christchurch, despite rain and other, closer restaurants. We noticed that many delighted customers from all over the world felt as we did,...More

Thank MidAtlanticArtist
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good for breakfast, eggs done right every time! Coffee lacks a bit of punch though, asked for strong or double shot every day but still pretty weak coffee! Service is really good and price is right. I'd definitely go for breakfast but coffee I'd get...More

Thank travel-fa-eva
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went there and had breakfast for two, coffee & eggs Benedict. Was good and close to our motel we were staying at.

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Attentive friendly service, nice food, good selection, good coffee. Bit of a wee gem. Love the charming crockery My only criticism is the (removable) seat covers in the booths are quite grubby, seems strange since everything else is so nice.

Thank Leeandnigel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 1984
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