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Cafe Metro

corner of Merivale Lane and Papanui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (4 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“cabinet food” (6 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
07:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
corner of Merivale Lane and Papanui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drive past this cafe this morning and thought I would give it a try. The food was served very quickly nice and hot and the orange juice was REAL freshly squeezed juice.

Thank troyr201
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A small cafe on a busy road with limited parking. It is obviously their quick efficient service & excellent food options that attracts a full house in the lunch hours. We had passed by many times but finally stopped for a quick bite & drinks....More

Thank retep42
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Consistently great coffee and good selection of food. I especially value the gluten free options. Light, bright cafe with pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Judith V
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Right across the street from our hotel, we were lucky to have come across Cafe Metro! Don't miss their flat whites!

Thank sunshinelover33
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Nice service and great cabinet food. Good GF option. Can be very busy and parking at a premium. Plan your trip.

Thank HelenJG786
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Cafe Metro is an upscale coffee place with a variety of pastries that goes well with your coffee. I had cafe americano and a salmon and cream cheese quiche and had a great breakfast! The salmon quiche was about 8.50 NZD.

Thank Angelie Y
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Good service and great coffee. Would have liked scones but they did not have any1 did not have time to try anything else

Thank oboe6
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We came on Saturday lunch for some food. There is only cabinet food to choose from so not much. The salads were yum. The bagel with cream cheese and salmon was weird - it did not come with pieces of salmon and cream cheese like...More

Thank AliceH123
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Cafe Metro has beautiful fresh healthy food there gluten free vegetarian muffins are to die for they have selection of salads,and baked goods lovely atmosphere to dine inside or out. Plenty of off street parking. Friendly helpful staff great coffee an all round great cafe...More

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Well placed in the heart of Merivale. As you walk in through the wooden double doors the setting and ambience complements the decor impeccably. Unfortunately that's all that's positive about Cafe Metro. The service is poor to say the least and the staff that served...More

Thank Robert S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: corner of Merivale Lane and Papanui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 3554462
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