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Milligans Cafe and Store

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand
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1 Chelmer St, Oamaru, New Zealand
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Poole, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 children look forward to visiting them . The staff are always pleased to see you... More 

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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 muffin which was fine. We liked the feel of the place, spacious and quiet and... More 

Thank tanpic
Queenstown, New Zealand
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 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. Thank you.

Thank DBurning
Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Keep going back coffee,mochas are consistantly top knotch. Food is fantastic served by friendly staff.orders are taken and service to table is quick.Tables are cleared and everything is so clean.Surprisedthis cafe is not in the top5 !

Thank Linda H
Oamaru, New Zealand
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a decent cup of coffee? Then this is the place for you. Plus a good selection of nicely prepared food to get you up and going. Friendly staff and quick service make this an experience to remember. Also available are products from the Milligan range such as cheese and pancake mix etc. at a good price.

Thank Murray A
Christchurch, New Zealand
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Good food, service and location- nice that it is off the main street, and also really close to the Oamaru Gardens which are a lovely place to visit also.

Thank jyg255118
1 review
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

This is my go to café! Love the atmosphere and child friendly environment, all the staff are so friendly and down to earth makes it a very relaxing time either on my own for hot choc or lunch with the kids! Have always received amazing service. Especially love the kids platters with some healthy yum stuff on there, something hugely... More 

Thank oamarumum
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had an excellent lunch here recently. They have a good variety of foods a friendly and efficient staff. The food was yummy well cooked and presented.

Thank cjb185
1 review
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Ive been to Milligans cafe several times now and each time the service and food was spot on! I like that its not situated in the middle of town, its a nice place to meet people. They have a good selection of food and I love the cakes and green teas :)

Thank Susan K
1 review
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Went there for morning tea with 2 workmates, ordered a cheese roll ($4), over 20 minutes later when it still hadn't arrived and my workmates had finished their drinks and muffins (having had a staff member checking several tables to try and figure which orders went where), I went back to the counter to ask about it and the rude... More 

Thank Heather S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Chelmer St, Oamaru, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Oamaru

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?