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Cafe Metro

) #22 of 51 Coffee & Tea in Christchurch #346 of 857 Places to Eat in Christchurch €€ - €€€ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
corner of Merivale Lane and Papanui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible3%
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“quiche” (4 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
“cabinet food” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
corner of Merivale Lane and Papanui Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Still waiting for the girl at the till to look at me and smile. Bland food didn't help either. Coffee was ok. The table service was the saving grace

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 5 June 2016

have been calling in for years for coffee and food and it has always been a favourite of mine in CHCH , on a cold frosty morning with the sun just coming thru you cant beat a hot coffee with a bacon and egg croisant

Thank kyoshikiwi
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a regular haunt. Great cabinet food, is lovely, great selection and the sweet treats are worth the visit. Best Afghan biscuits ever!

Thank Chchohboy
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Often pop in for a quick takeaway coffee. Service is really good and iced chocolates, hot chocolates and coffees are always consistently good. When sitting in the atmosphere is pleasant, busy wee cafe. Lovely location.

Thank Phonse-Charolette
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I had breakfast here the other morning my muffin was excellent I must say and the toast was a lovely bread and the jam was great too with chunks in it...Great tasting food basic but super tasty

Thank Jodie803
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I stayed in a hotel nearby and came here for breakfast. Hands down, the best muffin I've ever had...chocked full of berries. Also, the coffee is Melbourne standard. Will be back each time I go to Chch.

Thank Outdoor_liv
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I am never disappointed with the food here and we enjoyed a pie and an omelet stuffed with mushrooms and bacon. i was a little surprised that there was no garnish with either dish. The Portuguese tarts with coffee finished off our lunch nicely. We...More

Thank 536JillM
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Visit this place a lot from work. Always great coffee and a range of food. Love the Berry muffins and the salmon bagels. Parking is a bit of a nightmare so best to walk!

Thank Lisa255118
Reviewed 15 January 2016

I'm gluten free so I like the rice paper chicken rolls which are Asian style. The coffee's great and the atmosphere is pleasant (newspaper/magazines, not too big, some outdoor seating, pleasant staff).

Thank quietisnice
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have frequented the Metro over the past 6 months. While the coffee is excellent we have been amazed by the disinterested staff. I know everyone has bad days but it is a rare thing to get a smile, to be acknowledged...More

Thank andimckinney
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, 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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