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Milligans Cafe & Store

€€ - €€€Cafe,
2 Chelmer Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 3-434 1113
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“pancake mix” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand
€€ - €€€
2 Chelmer Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I drive past this place all the time. Hidden gem behind the hedge. Playground outside. Courtyard and even hidden parking for you. Place was cool. Heaps of sitting areas and the shop shelf helped to pancake mix and frosty boy stuff. Cool man. Oh and...More

Thank ScottyMack2016
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Milligans makes lovely coffee. The venue was very quiet when I was there. A nice spot to grab a take away coffee, then explore the public gardens across the road.

Thank Maddy K
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We are on our way to Lake Tekapo from Dunedin, passing through Oamaru. Trying to find a place to stretch our leg and refresh ourselves with a warm coffee. The place was super homy and the coffee was one of the best we tried so...More

Thank Asri A
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The coffee was good. However the beef burger at $17 was only a bread roll lettuce beetroot relish and a good sized meat pattie - but the pattie had been cooked previously and was reheated in the microwave. What a shame. No chips no garnish...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Excellent coffee by a barista who really cares. Excellent selection of cabinet food and menu options.

Thank zedelfor
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The was probably okay for the cost paid. A Quaint little place from which you can also purchase some goods.

Thank 9495me
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This wasn't necessarily a 'stand out' cafe for lunch but pleasant enough. It was a cold day and wasn't well heated, also not busy so the atmostphere was a bit flat. Had filo parcels with salad. The salad dressing had quite a strong flavour, my...More

Thank Rme48
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We have visited Milligans café and store on many occasions and have always been more than please . They are a bit off the main highways but worth looking for . Meals always great and the children,s meals are balanced and fair priced ,our grand...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

We enjoyed our first visit to Milligans Store and Cafe recently. We were intending to have coffee and cabinet food as it was getting close to lunchtime. The coffee was good but the choice of cabinet food was a little disappointing. We settled for a...More

Thank tanpic
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the cafe the second time and got immediately recognised and greeted. Very friendly staff, great coffee and a beautiful place all around. Nice selection of cheese too. We bought some Parmesan which was very reasonably priced and very tasty. We will he back....More

Thank DBurning
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Chelmer Street, Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-434 1113
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Milligans Café & Store has a dedicated and friendly team who provide great service combined with scrumptious food and a wonderful selection of drinks including quality barista made coffees. Located in a tastefully renovated historical building, a hop, step and jump along from the Oamaru Gardens on Chelmer Street, Milligans Cafe and Store provides wonderful indoor/outdoor seating, a children’s playground and customer car park. We offer a full range of delicious café food, as well as wine and soft-drinks. Our coffee is specially blended and roasted to our specification. Dishes are freshly prepared on the premises to eat in or takeaway, as well as hot and cold drinks and our ever popular “Frosty Boy” shakes and sundaes. The Café and Store is stocked with Milligans hard cheeses (at the best prices), Granny Faye’s mixes and sauces, as well as gourmet teas and our blend of coffee beans. COME IN , RELAX AND ENJOY YOURSELF AT MILLIGANS CAFÉ & STORE.
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