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Cafe 131

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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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131 Main Street, Methven 7730, New Zealand
+64 3-302 9131
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Talk about great value for money, plenty of food, good coffee nice and warm close to motels friendly service

Thank comm-traveler
Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Slow service, and food is not worth the wait. Used to be a good place but my last two visits confirmed I won't return as the food and service is getting worse.

Thank cass33
Christchurch, New Zealand
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We had breakfast one day at this café. My husband was pleased with his breakfast, but I found mine a bit strange. I had Eggs Benedict and the hollandaise sauce was hot and rather runny. Not sure I have ever had hot hollandaise sauce before! Maybe choose something else off the menu. They did have nice cheese scones though that... More 

Thank Sue W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped in at 131 at the recommendation of a local and were not disappointed. The coffee was great and the hollandaise sauce on the eggs benne was obviously homemade a very tastie.

Thank Pattersonviv
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Great friendly service nice atmosphere recommended for a good hearty breakfast! We took our 3 kids and they loved it.

Thank Loretta P
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We had breakfast and it was delicious came out very quickly. Only fault was that we had finished our breakfast and still had to wait another 15 mins to get our drinks. Food service was good but the drinks service was way too slow.

Thank Holidaymaker2010
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Small and nice with friendly staff and a lot of food on the plates. Not suitable for backpackers on tight budgets but totally worth it!

Thank Niklas R
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Had lunch very recently, Currie was supposed to be chicken, definitely wasn't. Salad very uninteresting, difficult to eat as served in a large bowl which would be great if cut up into bite sized pieces. Friendly staff.

Thank Linda S
Woody Point, Australia
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Called in for a most enjoyable lunch, good coffee, good meals and good service. Ticked all the boxes.

Thank Brian L
Reading, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Good coffee ,cakes and healthy breakfast (granola and fruit etc). Friendly service. Went there twice.

Thank Brian D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?