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Cafe 131

131 Main Street, Methven 7730, New Zealand
+64 3-302 9131
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
“porridge” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
131 Main Street, Methven 7730, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, good range of food, on the main road, licensed, fireplace, nice feeling about the place and obviously a lot of locals use it with speaks volumes...

Thank FOD7400
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food selection not quite what it used to be but still a nice warm spot to sit a while and have lunch or just a coffee.

Thank Denabroad
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing porridge best I have ever tasted. So creamy and the fruit compot was so good. Great cup of tea as well.

Thank rottie98
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Stopped in here a couple of weeks ago,purely on a whim for a coffee. The carrot cake looked yum, and was a good compliment for the coffee. The staff were all smiles, and the atmosphere pleasant. Worth stopping, for a break if your in the...More

Thank 62Peter1952
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Such a friendly and good atmosphere! All the ladies who attended us were pretty much lovely and attentive! We only had a cheese scone and coffee, whereas i can't find the words to describe how delicious they were! Warm and cozy place! Perfect to start...More

Thank Lilian O
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Easily my favourite sit in cafe in Methven. The service is lovely and the Coffee is great. I recommend it to anyone.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 4 August 2017

opens at 7.30am. nice warm fire, a full cooked breakfast cost $20.00 and you will not be hungry, Barista Coffee. Friendly service. I arrived before 7.30 am , so was invited in to keep warm as there was a decent frost outside, made me comfortable...More

Thank coaster2
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Good menu, warm, willing to cook anything, dishes could have been a little hotter as some were a bit on the cold side

Thank _jarkah22
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I could take it or leave it. The inside decor was pleasant enough and comfortable. Prices in line with what you would expect from a cafe type place. Thought the chicken and veg soup was on the better side, but the bacon and mushroom pasta...More

Thank JineteNZ
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Just because you've made a mistake on our order doesn't warrant you being angry at us. We politely explained our order was wrong and instead of apologizing and confirming correctly what was wrong the order was brought out a second time even worst than the...More

Thank JohnnyAkka
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Main Street, Methven 7730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Methven
  • Phone Number: +64 3-302 9131
All day freshly prepared Meals. Morning and Afternoon tea. Gluten free options. A wide variety of choice! Black-board Specials.
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