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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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75 Rutland St | St Albans, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
+64 3-355 2449
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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104 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Have been several times for coffee and morning tea. Coffee is good and its a bustling kind of place. I haven't a clue about rugby players but have been told about the All black captain sitting opposite or seen a bunch of red and black dressed guys. The slices and muffins are very average but adequate. Staff are very pleasant.

Thank Funbund
Christchurch, New Zealand
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Food was quite good but hard is hard enjoy in the freezing cold room building was old and run down .staff seem ok but continuously leave outside doors open.

Thank Chris L
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Meshino is in an unassuming part of the city, away from the main roads, although across the road from Rugby Park in Christchurch. Everytime I have been there it has been very busy; at all times of the day. Obviously very popular, but sometimes the noise can be overwhelming. For that reason we have found another Cafe that is abit... More 

Thank Elena G
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A busy spot to have coffee and standard muffins and slices. I have been twice and both times been pointed out local rugby players so if you have rugby fans in the family, this is a good spot to go!

Thank Funbund
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Turned up for brunch, good service, great coffee, mocha and flat white. Truffled scrambled eggs were Devine and the poached eggs just as expected.

Thank theadams0ns
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

What a great venue for a private function on a cold and wet Sunday afternoon. The service was wonderful...nothing was a bother...the food was delicious and there was plenty of it Can highly recommend this venue especially for a private function. I'm sure we will be back. To the Staff and owners...we'll done. Thank you very much.

Thank AuntyDawn
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We had a friends baby shower on a Sunday afternoon and the back room was "closed" for our function. What an absolutely delightful venue, warm and toasty on a cold winter afternoon, and set up perfectly for the occasion. The waitresses looking after us were delightful, attentive and very aware of what was happening around them. Food was amazing... Plates... More 

Thank sootyfarrington
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Having been underwhelmed by the food at this local cafe on previous visits we grudgingly decided to go 2 weeks ago. It was Amazing!! The food was delicious - totally gone to the next level & the service was friendly and efficient. It was so good that we went back this weekend, once again the food was delicious & the... More 

Thank Jane H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?