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Cafe Primo e Secundo

38 McMillan St., Methven, New Zealand
+64 3-302 9060
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38 McMillan St., Methven, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Had brunch here this morning. This is such a charming place. We were a large group and the drinks and food came out reasonably fast and all together. All the meals we had were amazing. Will definitely be back next time I visit.

Thank Shontz
Reviewed 27 July 2018

A great different type of coffee experience. Quirky and popular with very good coffee and a delicious gluten free orange and almond cake.

Thank robin p
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We were there recently and came in late morning for coffee and cake. The owner got the simple coffee order wrong twice and on bringing coffee for the third time (and still wrong) got angry and blamed us for her mistake. Despite the fact that...More

Thank standoc
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Really cool quirky cafe. Nice and warm, with heaps of games and magazines etc. The muffins were delicious!

Thank Fearless66925
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Quaint set up with good coffee however the food itself was average whilst priced at big city prices.

Thank Rewiti
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We ate here a few times during a recent project that took us to Methven for a few days. Great food options, excellent coffee and the banter with the owner is priceless. It is also a second hand shop so you can eat and drink...More

Thank h0la_p3dr0
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our drive to queenstown based on TripAdvisor reviews. It’s an adorable place sort of like a cafe in an antique store. The people working there were lovely and very friendly. We had two soups and a blt and salad...More

1  Thank tammy l
Reviewed 12 June 2018 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 11 June 2018 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 28 May 2018

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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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