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Cafe SisMo

35 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-348 1984
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (10 reviews)
“croque madame” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
35 Riccarton Road, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 12, 2016

We ordered some snacks and coffees and fluffies for the kids. The fluffies, which were free, were nicely decorated and the kids loved the designs. The coffees were also good and the whole family enjoyed the experience.

1  Thank Sapphirejk
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Is this the place to find the prettiest designs not only of coffee cups but the froth on top of the coffee? Not only is there excellent coffee, but the quality of the breakfasts and their reasonable prices kept us coming bak for the two...More

Thank rodger51
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Quite small inside but has nice outdoor seating. The food was average and wasn't much selection. The staff however were helpful and fast turnaround. Was a bit dissapointed all in all as i even tho we were mid pm i feel they should have still...More

Thank JaneCrichton
Reviewed January 11, 2016

We were quite surprised at how expensive breakfast in particular was in New Zealand . In most places the service and presentation are part of the reason both of which were consistently of a high standard in the towns in which we stayed but SisMo...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Visited cafe sismo with my friend who always goes there I really loved it friendly attentive staff yummy Breakfast and warm inside only downside is it is a little cramped in side

Thank GabbySchmetz
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We visited Cafe SisMo on the recommendations listed in TripAdvisor and were really disappointed. Both my, and my sons pancakes were badly burnt! Who does that! It's not like the chef could have missed the nearly burnt top and the charcoal bottom! They did eventually...More

Thank Ngaire B
Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful little cafe, coffee and breakfast were perfect. Nice staff and really good atmosphere. Kids enjoyed the pancakes and the free fluffy milk!

Thank Ben D
Reviewed November 23, 2015

Great spot to start the day. Atmosphere was nice and the coffee superb. We were able to have a meeting at the same time as breakfast so it wasn't noisy and tables were not too close together to feel that others were intruding. The breakfast...More

Thank Tracy E
Reviewed November 15, 2015

wonderful breakfast on a windy rainy morning. Great coffee in a quiet shop. great service and great food

Thank Frances T
Reviewed October 16, 2015

Great food, fantastic coffee, lovely staff! Had breakfast there four days in a row and everything was delicious, particularly the blueberry pancakes.

Thank Lynnette J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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