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Brown Butter Kitchen

$$ - $$$European, German,
3 Muhunoa East Road | Ohau, Levin 5570, New Zealand
+64 6-368 9191
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (15 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
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European, German, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3 Muhunoa East Road | Ohau, Levin 5570, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have stopped here a few times now and every time we have been served by lovely staff and enjoyed our coffee and food. It has a large roomy area so there is no bumping into tables or getting bumped like some of the over...More

Thank Valerie T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I had a tart from the cabinet selection with a side salad and my partner had a toasted sandwich and a side of chips. The meals were lovely, the coffee well made and the service excellent.

1  Thank chridon71
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Starts with warm and friendly service. Lovely warming food. The shepherd's pie was hot and delicious but the plum tart was just too awesome. Light flaky pastry, creamy custard and a black doris plum. Heavenly. Great place to stop. Not a lot of parking but...More

1  Thank Ah62
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is the second time we have been to this café and both times we found the food good, but the selection was quite limited. It was average price range. The staff were pleasant but not really friendly. We probably wouldn't go again.

Thank t0nyelaine
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great little spot just outside of Levin in a nice country setting! Great service from friendly faces. Child friendly with high chairs available and some toys to keep them distracted. Good variety on the menu. I personally love the big breakfast as it has a...More

1  Thank acioffi
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Decor very plain but clean and warm. We ordered the Fatima breakfast which was beautiful, fresh and perfectly cooked. A brilliant way to start the day. Staff friendly and service prompt.

1  Thank rll58
Reviewed 11 June 2017

They were very busy during this Sunday lunchtime, but that does not excuse the exceptionally long wait, (40 mins) for what was a very easy order - scone, toastie and chicken and chips. Our drinks came out quite quickly and had long since disappeared before...More

Thank majnz
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been back to this cafe three times since my last review and each time our experience has been excellent. I'd suggest trying the counter food if you're not too hungry. The cake is well worth it! My only reservation is...More

Thank gcb100
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Friendly service from order taking till end. We had Grostl and Pull Pork open sandwich. Food portions were substantial - we did not need lunch after. The coffee (long-black) was nice - we wanted to try the carrot cake but was too full. Will go...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Arrived and were seated at table which had been reserved and given menu. Told when ready to go to counter and order. Menu was smallish which was good for kitchen staff. Ordered meal and drinks. Drinks came out in 5 minutes and breakfast in another...More

Thank DibblesA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Muhunoa East Road | Ohau, Levin 5570, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Levin
  • Phone Number: +64 6-368 9191
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