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75 Rutland St | St Albans, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-355 2449
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“scones” (5 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
75 Rutland St | St Albans, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live nearby and dropped in early to Meshino for breakfast. It's a fairly popular cafe. My wife and I ordered our coffee and tea which were fairly good. We then ordered the granola and Ham omellete. The granola was a bit disappointing and the...More

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I liked the baking selection and the coffee. The service was ok. Could have been more personable. The location and parking was good.

Thank gunnfam
Reviewed 26 October 2017

One of my choir members was celebrating her birthday and invite several of us to join for brunch on Labour Day. First challenge was getting park for the car, as the street and all the die streets around were chokka, so we thought that was...More

Thank Murray L
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Location was good, not too difficult to get to and parking wasn't too bad. Have outside and inside options. Teapot was small would have preferred an extra cup for the price I paid. Had the cauliflower &a blue cheese soup, which was outstanding followed up...More

Thank Pale T
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The last time I went to Meshino I ordered my coffee extra hot as I'm sick of getting tepid coffee and with only a very little chocolate sprinkled on the top. Neither of these requests were honored, but I was given a new coffee when...More

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Just as well we booked for our morning tea outing as this cafe was busy and bustling as usual. The first disappointment was they had sold out of scones which was surprising so early in the morning. The second was the draft. Being seated in...More

Thank Barry5252
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 ginnys38
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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
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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