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The Last Posts Cafe

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Seafood, International, Mediterranean, Pacific Rim
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88 Main St., Methven 7730, New Zealand
03-302-8259
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Last Post is the perfect place for apre ski drinks and snacks! We...
The Last Post is the perfect place for apre ski drinks and snacks! We have an extensive wine list and feature many local boutique beers. If you are looking for an excellent meal, the dinner menu is not to be overlooked! Viewings a must and bookings essential. Feel free to come in and enjoy a few cocktails by the fire!
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  • 38
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Mexican restaurant

We were recommended here by the team at Big Als and it was perfect. The service was outstanding, quick, efficient and friendly. The menu is no fuss Mexican, just good food, not too pricey and delicious. Lovely atmosphere with roaring fire. Family friendly, but not obtrusive if you are a couple... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
taniatraves
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New Zealand
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We were recommended here by the team at Big Als and it was perfect. The service was outstanding, quick, efficient and friendly. The menu is no fuss Mexican, just good food, not too pricey and delicious. Lovely atmosphere with roaring fire. Family friendly, but not obtrusive if you are a couple. The margueritas were the best we have ever had... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We always make sure we fit a dinner in at the last post when at Mt Hutt. Great range of beer on tap before dinner, with fantastic range of tappas available. The wine list is smart, with Australian shiraz and NZ pinot. The raging fire adds the final touch on a cold Methven evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A wonderful selection of quite reasonably priced fsh & chps cooked by people who seem to know what they are doing with excellent blues music in the background.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had a fantastic time in the great little theater in Methven we had booked for dinner 7.30 ish Greeted OK just, service was good , menu simple , interesting . Decided to share the corn bread , and the mushrooms , waiter said the mushrooms would be great for two as there was six small one's this turned out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Came here on my brithday whilst on our skiing holiday. There was 8 of us. We shared some entrees amoungst us all and each had a main. Most of us were happy with the meals and we were looked after well. Would definitly reccomned it and would come back here again if we are in Methven again sometime.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have had the pleasure of dining and drinking at the last post a few times now and its always an excellent experience. Great friendly service and superb food. The last visit was as good as the first! Highly reccomended.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Returned for dinner here after an excellent meal last year. Our table near the fire was warm a cosy. Came with my three youngest children and we all enjoyed our food. Very interesting venison main course with a dark chocolate and orange sauce that worked well. I also liked my gluten free spicy cornbread entree. Desserts were also excellent and... More 

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Methven, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I do love the intimacy of this place, it is extremely cosy with stunning food ..... the cornbread and baked Camembert are staple favourites. Always nice wines on the wine list as well ..... I have had a few awesome mojitos over the summer time and yummy mulled wine in winter!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Part of a big group for a 40th birthday. Very attractive cafe bar. However the manager was unbelievably hostile and rude to our group. He is a North American with a seriously bad attitude, clearly not interested in providing good service for repeat patronage from locals. The other staff were courteous and efficient but this guy really has to go.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Visited at night to a warm welcome and atmosphere. The mulled wine was great. Didn't have time to try the food unfortunately. Worth a visit.

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Address: 88 Main St., Methven 7730, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03-302-8259
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Methven
Average Prices: USD $17 to $21
Cuisine: Seafood, International, Mediterranean, Pacific Rim

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 88 Main St., Methven 7730, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Methven
  • Phone Number: 03-302-8259

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $17 to $21
  • Cuisine: Seafood, International, Mediterranean, Pacific Rim

Description

The Last Post is the perfect place for apre ski drinks and snacks! We have an extensive wine list and feature many local boutique beers. If you are looking for an excellent meal, the dinner menu is not to be overlooked! Viewings a must and bookings essential. Feel free to come in and enjoy a few cocktails by the fire!

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