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Cafe Primo e Secundo

38 McMillan St., Methven, New Zealand
+64 3-302 9060
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“granola” (3 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 McMillan St., Methven, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking past this place we initially thought it was an antique shop. Had to look twice at the food signs outside to make sure yes it was a cafe. Went inside and it was like being in someone’s home. We were welcomed by a friendly...More

Thank squiglepop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delicious breakfast we had here! A vintage lovers delight, the cafe is jam packed with old magazines, records, embroidered artwork and trinkets as far as the eye can see! $10 breakfast of bacon and egg sandwiches was to die for! If came with...More

Thank jenniferB9713JH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this café for the first time on Saturday afternoon. It was wonderful. Service, coffee and muffins excellent and a very caring staff member who ensured we had a lovely table in the sun on a chilly afternoon. Could not fault anything and will...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 8 April 2018

The moment we walked in the door we new this was the place to be. The welcome was warming the decor was worth exploring and found to be old world and interesting. We ordered Eggs Benedict and Bacon and eggs and were more than surprised...More

1  Thank alscott
Reviewed 19 March 2018

What absolute rubbish. We went there for breakfast, and I couldn't stomach any meat looking at how disgusting their kitchen was. The couch we sat on was was broken, the table was broken, and there was a smell of what I would assume is cat...More

2  Thank Sam G
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Great coffee and food, quirky setting and owner Maria who knows everything and everyone in Methven :) A definite must visit destination in Canterbury!

Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This cafe would be best described as weird and wacky. A mix of cool funk with outright tacky but somehow it works. Old strange tables, not one chair matched, everything came from a mix of antique and deceased estates. The style is unique indeed. The...More

Thank Clinton S
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful homey cafe, full of antiques and Nic nacs! Lovely food and wonderful service for a great brekkie!

Thank Sabrina E
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

A local recommended this cafe. Such a surprise. Basically a cafe come second hand shop. Breakfast was large and amazing 😊

Thank creagleton
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely little Café in the middle of the cute small town called Methven. Good coffee with Almond and Soy options. Clean toilets and a lot of good vintage things to look at in the shop. The handmade granola muesli with fresh fruits was the perfect...More

Thank Ocin N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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