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Papa Cliff Cafe

2 Koraenui Street, Mangaweka, New Zealand
+64 6-382 5778
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (7 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 Koraenui Street, Mangaweka, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here as recommended by another. Great food, professional, friendly staff with a smile and easy access off main highway. Actually went back the next day for afternoon tea.!

Thank Kiwisaupo
Reviewed 1 week ago

i love this spot in mangaweka. great people and a yummy place to enjoy a snack and coffee. highly recommended!

Thank Kristine B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great selection of mostly home cooked lovely and tasty simple food, cheerful and friendly staff, and oh so good coffee!

Thank Bernard L
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This place is the go to for a quick healthy satisfying and very affordable meal or snack. We stopped in on our way to Napier via the Gentle Annie, and were very surprised by the assortment and prices of the food. Very clean and lots...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

After a motorcycle ride from Palmerston North, we were due a break. Mangaweka was next town on the road. We called into Papa Cliff Cafe and were pleasantly surprised to find great coffee and a good selection of cabinet food and menu food. It was...More

Thank 1960WarrenW
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for lunch. Good food and very friendly service. Caters for gluten free. Can recommend stopping here

Thank Waltersj1
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on our way up north because they have a charger for electric cars here. Really lovely people, didn’t have much that was vegan on the menu so they said they’d make a cooked breakfast for us. Was really good hash browns, mushrooms...More

1  Thank Stace_the_ace_25
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

What a brilliant place. They bent over backwards to offer us something for all 4 of us. A beautiful breakfast and amazing service.

1  Thank Peter E
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I had a venison burger and it was the best thing I had on our trip to New Zealand, It was so big I had to eat it with a fork, my friend had a burger and it looked good too

Thank jefe8
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this place for a late lunch. What a great find! The current owners (about 10 months) have changed the menu (includes vegan and vegetarian offerings, as well as unusual meat selections like lamb or venison burgers) and are ramping up business. Rightly...More

Thank Cynthia B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Koraenui Street, Mangaweka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Rangitikei District  >  Mangaweka
  • Phone Number: +64 6-382 5778
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