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) #231 of 771 Restaurants in Christchurch $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
75 Rutland St | St Albans, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-355 2449
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  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Rutland St | St Albans, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

i popped in for a coffee with my elderly friend. what a lovely cafe, friendly folks, very clean and well set out. the menu looks devine and excellent prices. Now to the coffee brilliant, served by bright bubbly lovely lady. coffee went down a treat....More

Thank Ginny S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We ate at Meshino a few months ago and were very disappointed . This was in the midst of the owners expansion into other outlets and we felt they had really taken their eye off the ball at Rutland Street .So it was with some...More

Thank bugsey23
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This coffee and cafe is very good, they are efficient and service is just great, coffee was very good, the date scone was heated and the taste was fabulous. This is stated in St Albans and is very popular with local people, always busy, worth...More

Thank David Q
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a morning coffee, lovely coffee and was tempted by the bagels as well when I saw one go past our table, was as nice as it looked.

Thank LauracMorgan85
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I am a regular at Meshinos and enjoy their coffee and cabinet food. It can be very popular but has a number of alcove like seating spots including outdoors. Many business groups seem to meet here as well as a large group of locals. There...More

Thank GrahamChristchurch
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place. Average coffee. Fantastic food. Staff friendly and smiling. Great My name is Juanisio Barbosa. I am coffee specialist. Coffee taster and classification. Work will coffee beans for 20 years.

Thank Juanisio B
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Meshino is off the beaten track but it is a good place to meet up. Parking is no problem and there is a good range of different and tasty treats. Friendly service and good value.

Thank mfiddynz
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is a cafe that is unpredictable in the experience it offers. I've been here before and been impressed, but sadly this is not always the case. Any cafe or restaurant where the staff pay so little attention that your breakfast comes out wrong, especially...More

Thank Jarrod C
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I chose the pulled lamb salad and my friend had food envy as her chicken salad was not a patch on mind. You need to book ahead as this is a busy café. Service was good.

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

A fantastic spot in Christchurch offering an inviting atmosphere, helpful and friendly staff, delicious coffee and a versatile menu with plenty to choose from!

Thank JayLewer
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Rutland St | St Albans, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 2449
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Meshino is a sophisticated suburban café by day and a bustling bistro by night.Fresh ingredients are the secret to Meshino’s reputation for outstanding meals. Meat for the restaurant is grown on the family farm together with a variety of unusual vegetables.Meshino is fully licensed with an extensive range of premium wines. Mostly boutique wines, they have been specially selected to complement the menu, with many of them offered by the glass .
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