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“Disappointing”
Review of Meshino

Meshino
Ranked #267 of 1,031 Restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Meshino is a sophisticated suburban café by day and a bustling bistro by night.Fresh ingredients are the secret to Meshino’s reputation for outstanding meals. Meat for the restaurant is grown on the family farm together with a variety of unusual vegetables.Meshino is fully licensed with an extensive range of premium wines. Mostly boutique wines, they have been specially selected to complement the menu, with many of them offered by the glass .
Reviewed December 18, 2013

We went to Meshino Restaurant in Rutland Street for our christmas work do. We went with high expectations and were disappointed with the meals served. Portions were very small and dispite querying how overcooked the steak appeared to be was told that it was medium rare when in fact it was very very well done. The upside was the staff were very friendly and helpful. Pity the kitchen wasn't up to their standards.

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Thank brianandtts
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Eatout-Restaurants, Owner at Meshino, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2014

I do sincerely apologise, you must have been given the wrong steak and this has not been rectified by our staff at the time of your Christmas function.
We have done many functions this year and have had great feedback, I can only say that since some of you had been given the wrong meals and this has put a dampener on your night out, I would love for you to contact me directly.
Thanks Gaby

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Reviewed November 25, 2013

I've been eating at Meshino since it opened and they still do the best Eggs Benedict in town - beautiful yellow eggs, perfectly crispy bacon, wilted spinach (not soggy) and their own wonderfully light Hollandaise sauce. Bravo!

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Thank GrannyFranny60
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

The food was very good, I had a Moroccan dish which was very tasty and well presented. The service was very good and the noise in the main part was low.

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Thank David Q
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

Just went there for tea. $22 for most mains, which is really too much for what we got. Menu promises a lot but my veal-pistachio sausages were pretty bland and only veg was scolloped potatoes. Expected some greens ...?
Overall a disapointing meal for the cost.
Good service from attentive and friendly waiting staff

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Thank Gregc5
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Reviewed May 10, 2012 via mobile

We have eaten here several times for brunch and for an evening meal as it is relative local. The first time we went for dinner we were impressed. Although the bistro was busy, our food was well cooked and we thought it was good value. Each time we have been since then we have been less and less impressed to the stage where we have decided we are not going to go back. The portions are small, the prices have increased and there was no atmosphere at all.

Having said that about dinner, we will be back for brunch as it is consistently good and is better value for money.

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Thank Debra D
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