Whether you’re a local or a tourist staying at a nearby motel, Café Sismo will be sure to impress you. Situated down Riccarton Road between Hagley Park and The Volstead Trading Company, this little gem is perfect for those who are looking for a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy their afternoon or simply need food and a drink on the go. The interior is sophisticated with a rustic feel – it’s almost as if you’ve wandered into a secluded home in the countryside, with some beautiful wooden tables and chairs, enough to fit the whole family.
Café Sismo serves a breakfast/brunch menu of various slices, bagels, paninis, and pancakes as well as a range of lemonades, smoothies and hot beverages for those colder days. The staff are friendly, informative and will get your order to you in less than five minutes, which is perfect when you’re in a rush. Vegetarian-friendly, affordable and excellent service. Café Sismo hits the spot.
Words: Macy Sto. Domingo