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$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
69 Hautapu Street, Taihape 4720, New Zealand
+64 6-388 0176
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“fritters” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
69 Hautapu Street, Taihape 4720, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

home made food, not chain store bought and re-heated, means this cafe is always busy, which is a bit of a shame if you want to sit down inside and eat. Every time we call in getting a seat is something of a mission. But...More

Thank majnz
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped on our way south for a quick lunch and were delighted by their good range of yummy cakes. Friendly service and good coffee as well. Recommended.

Thank Brock53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped on ourway home on a Monday. Beautifully presented cafe and food. Friendly staff. Disappointing the soup was sold out but my zucchini and feta fritter was huge!! Deliscous but couldn't eat it all. Would recommend to others.

Thank 41Bronwyn59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice venue, staff were polite enough. But concerns about how inefficient they were.... Just ordered food from the cabinet but it took ages to be delivered. Coffee came at the same time but it was colder than you'd expect. Food was mislabeled, and unfortunately a...More

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We have delighted in the beautiful cakes that we have bought from Soul Cafe on numerous occasions when passing through Taihape. Yesterday we chose a piece of the Louise Cake - what a treat! So impressed that we went back and bought 4 more pieces....More

Thank mikerans
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

2 x bacon and egg bene's and a couple of hot drinks. Yum and very generous sized meals. Lovely fresh homemade bread from the looks and taste, bacon, hash browns and two eggs. Very nice. Staff are lovely and polite. Would definitely stop in again.

Thank 622suziej
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Good good Coffee good Rude , Rude staff... I spilt my coffee , had to ask for serviette to clean up , rude staff pointed yes pointed at a cabinet in the cafe and said over there ... I asked " sorry where did you...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We had lunch in this cafe in late July as we travelled around new zealand. As we entered my son told me one of the staff was glaring at me which I hadn't noticed. While the food was fairly good the service when I went...More

Thank travelfunky
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Great coffee & lemon muffin. Friendly staff. Good service & clean Was a quick stop on the way to Taupo .

Thank 66Seymour
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I had baked beans on toast for only $6.00 It was presented well with tomato and bean sprout. Beans cooked perfectly. 10/10. Coffee had the extra with a jaffa on top. My husband had open beef sandwich and the chips were the crispiest I have...More

Thank Anne255371
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Hautapu Street, Taihape 4720, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Rangitikei District  >  Taihape
  • Phone Number: +64 6-388 0176
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