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“Great atmospher and very good coffee!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Samo Coffee Lounge - CLOSED

Samo Coffee Lounge
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great atmospher and very good coffee!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

Great place to capture the vibe of local lyttelton people. Also friendly staff, best coffee in lyttelton (if not Christchurch) food is amazing and quirky unique atmospher full of laughter and smiles, a must do in the Christchurch coffee and cultural circute :)

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Brendan E
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16 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
    Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“eccentric but great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013

Hidden under what looks like a condemned building is this gem delivering interesting and tasty food. The staff are as unique as the location and greet everyone like a friend. By all accounts the best food in Lyttleton (recommended by the locals too).

Visited July 2013
Helpful?
Thank Andrew S
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Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Samo we love you....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013

The best coffee in town, yummy food, great service and mind blowingly good muffins! SAMIO's has quickly become an institution in Lyttelton, and its easy to see why. Great music, fab kids toy box for those that like their coffee al fresco.....

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Lottie V
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Nelson, New Zealand
Level Contributor
31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Always good.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

Samo's is quirky and fun and a proud survivor of all the earthquake related upheavals and changes of premises. Always good coffee, breakfasts light lunches and friendly service!

Visited March 2013
Helpful?
Thank Solotraveller54
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New Zeland
Level Contributor
33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“coffee and piccolo in the sun..perfect brunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

great service
children doing chalk drawings on the courtyard
superb coffee
salads that are delectable
a view of the port
lively and comfortable

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Kiwigoingabroad
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