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Cafe Primo e Secundo

38 McMillan St., Methven, New Zealand
+64 3-302 9060
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (7 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 McMillan St., Methven, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

1  Thank Sam G
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 14 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 14 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 11 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
Reviewed 4 February 2018

A large group of us had been out for a walk in the hills and we were stopping here for a coffee on the way back to town. This place is quirky with lots of interesting things to look at and buy if you wanted...More

Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Warm welcoming, interesting . Very very good coffee, and excellent food. We were here at a busy time, and unlike a lot of cafes and restaurants we have visited there was no panic, missed orders or the like. It was a calm comfortable, place...DO NOT...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Great coffee, lovely fresh food and fabulous atmosphere. Chanced upon this and told some locals who travel quite to it regularly. Going back today.

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This has to be one of the loveliest Cafe's I ve ever been in. The interior is like walking into another era or should I say eras. Personally, it took me back to when I used to visit my nana's as a child, full of...More

Thank Ena R
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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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