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Reviewed 14 March 2024

The information on this listing says this place is vegetarian friendly, it is NOT. The only cabinet food that was vegetarian was a cheese scone.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 March 2024 via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch on the way home from a beach walk. They closed at 2pm and it was 1.40. The girl was lovely, she didn't try to rush us, she was friendly and helpful. We ordered cabinet food, which she heated and...toasted for us. The coffee was good.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 15 November 2023 via mobile

A very surly staff grumpy because we came had a look then went and looked at beach front cafe we came back to have lunch and it was very obvious we were not welcome a shame some places forget it’s hospitality and as customers it...should be ok to check out where you would like to eat???More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 23 October 2023 via mobile

Been to this little cafe in the past so didn’t hesitate to return with our family . Unfortunately it was extremely disappointing in several ways . Food took 40 minutes plus even though it wasn’t particularly busy and most people were there for coffee. Corned...beef hash breakfast that 3 of us chose was very small,lukewarm and tasteless. The staff were inattentive and not particularly friendly. All in all not a good experience- don’t recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 30 March 2023 via mobile

Popped in for coffee, tea and pain au choc! Nice place made all the nicer by delightful staff telling us about her studying to be a nurse! God luck to her and this lovely cafe/home style place!

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 14 October 2022

Great to find a spot with terrific decaf coffee that helps you feel like you are still a real coffee drinker 😉. Delicious range of scones. Lovely staff. Don't go past this lovely cafe.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 10 June 2021

A pleasant atmosphere, good selection of breakfast dishes and excellent coffee. All I need for for a breakfast location.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 April 2021

Lovely little cafe with cute shop inside, very friendly staff and great food! Would definitely recommend!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 November 2020 via mobile

What a hidden treasure!! Amazing burgers- and the chips!!! OMG if I had nothing but those I’d have been very happy. I didn’t enjoy a wine from a can - and wasn’t advise it was in one- but always nice to have a beverage with...lunch! Would go again!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 November 2020

We were recommended this place by friends and decided to go a few minutes off the road to Foxton Beach. The place has lots of upmarket fresh food with many gluten free options for my wife. She had the halloumi, etc with gluten free bread...and I had a goat's cheese bagel. These were not pie prices but at around $15 good value. Very nicely made, and the goat's cheese and my wife's halloumi really quite tasty and fresh salad. The coffee was good and I bought their own wholemeal bread which is excellent even a few days later toasted. I prefer this to the offerings in Foxton itself and will stop again on my way north; not being sure I would choose to holiday with my wife in Foxton beach. Locals dropped in and had large and attractive scones.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

Walked quite a way to get a coffee and they wernt serving any, power issue . Limited range of cold alternatives and the scone, and banana bread, were not fresh.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 10 September 2020

I wanted a combination of things on their menu, and it wasn't a problem. They gave me exactly what I wanted.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 23 February 2020

We wanted a coffee and cake mid-morning (Sunday) on our drive south, and chose White Rabbit based on TripAdvisor rating. The place looked good, buzzy, nicely scruffy decor fora beach cafe vibe. We queued for a while to order at the counter: a flat white,...black Americano and two cakes from the counter display — pretty simple. The waitress said we’d have to wait 15 mins for our drinks. We waited, and waited and waited. She eventually brought a “flat white” for me (actually it was a latte, tepid), looked at my wife and asked “what was it you ordered?”. We sent her off to get the other coffee ... and waited and waited. My wife went up to the counter to try to get the two cakes, at least. The server handed her the two cakes in a paper bag; when we first ordered we were asked if we were eating in or take-out and we told them “eating in”!) We waited another few minutes for the second coffee. I had already drunk my latte by this time. Then we gave up and left. The management screwed up badly. No apologies for their slowness, no organisation of staff to deal with the mix of orders as customers queued at busy brunch time. Some groups were ordering platefuls of hot brunch food, so although the cafe had about six staff running around behind the counter they just couldn’t cope. Shame.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 30 January 2020 via mobile

Grab a coffee here on your way to or from Foxton beach. Limited food mainly pizzas but a little bit of cabinet cakes on offer. Can eat inside or out friendly service good coffee and milkshakes too.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 20 January 2020 via mobile

Did the beach drive from Himatangi to Foxton Beach stopped in at the Little White Rabbit for lunch. Lovely food, coffee and service thank you for a very nice lunch.

Date of visit: January 2020
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THE LITTLE WHITE RABBIT, Foxton - Restaurant Reviews, Phone Number & Photos

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The Little White Rabbit is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4