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The Merchant of Clyde


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$3 - $10
Cafe, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visit regularly for snacks. She enjoys a coffee and sweet. I enjoy a scone. On the occasions we have called for an early meal, we have always found them excellent.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

We should have noted the warning signs as we entered and looked for a table...substantial leftovers on many plates and a large crowd at the place on the opposite side of the road! We stopped for lunch, and if we hadn’t waited over half an...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

We tried this place twice on two seperate days thinking the young girl that served us on the first day was just having a bad day, we went in again for coffee the following day and were thoroughly disappointed to have her serve us again...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

A nice place to go and unwind with good coffee and food particularly on a nice day outside in the courtyard garden area.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

I regularly get my lunch from here when I visit Clyde and I usually get it as a takeaway. They always have a reasonable selection of lunch to choose from and they usually change a few of the dishes each day. I have always found...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Irish_Kiwi77
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

We decided to eat here because they offered a better brand of coffee than the other cafes. However it would seem the barista isn’t quite up to scratch, or they didn’t bother to deliver my coffee for 5mins after making it. Apart from the bad...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Went there for morning tea. The young girl behind counter on the till was struggling to understand basic maths. Once she figured that out and till told her to give me $25 change she gave me $45. Which I gave her $20 back. Then she...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KylieBruce
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Promised so much, great setting. But let down by staff. Not overly busy but staff just seemed to be having a bad day. Food arrived very fast and was nice coffee took ages and was put down abruptly but was OK.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wynofsel
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for morning tea and the Merchant looked appealing. The scone was delicious and served warm. Shame our coffee came out 15 minutes later. My long black coffee tasted ok but didn't have a "crema". Others who arrived after us were served first. Matter of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mollymes
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We chose The Merchant randomly when we stopped in Clyde. We were very pleased that we did. Lovely tea - tea of the day is a great idea, but the highlight was the chicken & vegie pastie - absolutely delicious. We will come back in...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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