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“Little gem” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Meshino

Meshino
Ranked #259 of 952 Restaurants in Christchurch
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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 .
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
130 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Little gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

Went here on two different occasions for coffee. Nice atmosphere, good service and really nice coffee. Their cakes looked so tempting that I simply couldn't say no - what a good decision that was - beautiful cakes and I especially recommend the banana cake, sticky apricot cake and the passionfruit cake. Next time we are in Christchurch we will definately be going back.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank DINKZ
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very disappointing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

Last night our group of 9 had a very ordinary experience at Meshino. We ordered our drinks and the wine was just placed at the end of the table with no attempt to pour or allow us to taste. That was the last we saw of the waitress for drinks. The food, while reasonably tasty ( apart from the overcooked steak) was served one and three quarter hours later. Several groups of 2 and 3 were served, feed and gone before we got our meals.
The Restaurant was not overly busy so couldn't understand the slow service. Not a place we would return to or recommend.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Lyn P
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Christchurch
Level Contributor
28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Our international guests thought the food was great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014

The restaurant is a lovely relaxed atmosphere and the meals were all delicious and well presented. We had some international visitors and I wanted to make sure they had a good evening. They loved the food and said it was great. The only point they did comment on was the tables could be a bit wider. Both times we have been here with guests have been really great and the staff provide great service

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ChChtravellvr
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NZ
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Food - enjoyed the meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2014

Two of us ordered the Ribeye Steak and one ordered the duck. We added one vegetable which was enough for 2 person.

The steak was tender and nice. Love the duck too.

For dessert we ordered:

crème brulee - the serving was huge and tasted great.

meringue dessert was a bit hard for me.

overall a great place to have a meal:)

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jenjen26
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Yummy food fabulous service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

We have been here a few times for dinner with friends recently & on each occasion have found the food to be of excellent quality, beautifully cooked & well presented. The staff are attentive but not too much so. We have really enjoyed eating here each time we have been. Prices are fair too. Would highly recommend . Especially the pannacotta!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank bonny007
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