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Papa Cliff Cafe Restaurant

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2 Koraenui Street, Mangaweka, New Zealand
063825778
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08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Sydney, Australia
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152 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a sandwich two days in a row Fresh sandwiches at a good price Excellent sausage rolls Nice staff and a clean friendly cafe If I had more time I would have definitely lingered and enjoyed the atmosphere Will definitely return

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Thank stegeb
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is a gem! Great coffee and burgers to die for, not to mention an electric car charger to speed us on our way to Wellington. Friendly owners and staff make this an essential watering hole for people and cars!

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Thank Kmlt2014
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food, coffee and great service, very clean facilities and very accommodating to small children. Burgers were amazing.

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Thank blomquista
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I called in for a burger for lunch and ended up with the lamb burger with bacon and a poached egg.I highly recommend stoping off here on your travels.The service is amazing and the coffee and food on the menu and in the cabinet is fresh and delicious.Well done to all the staff and the owners.You know ill be back

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Thank Shayne A
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely little family run cafe, with friendly staff, simple but good food, and good value for money. I'd really recommend it as somewhere to stop on the way south. Not perfect - the interior could use a bit of work, but just about as good as you can reasonably expect.

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Thank Alex W
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The friendliest and most accommodating members of staff! Chatty, charming, and genuinely convivial. Great coffee and carrot cake too.

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Thank George K
1 review
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious burger made of local deer and friendly hosts. Would definitively visit this place next time we are here

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Thank Sigurd F
København, Danmark
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Nice people, very good service and simply the best breakfast we have had on the North Island. We had eggs benedict and musly with youghurt and berries. We can highly recommend this little lokal cafe.

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Thank Famcccc
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Dined at this cafe... best burgers, home baked cakes and slices, awesome coffee and amazingly friendly and professional staff.... outside and inside dining. Spotlessly clean and great value. Highly recommended

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Thank Sharon M
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

State Highway One in New Zealand runs north and south between Wellington and Auckland; at least the part of it I am referring to. So, as you can imagine there are plenty of places for coffee and food along the way. To stand out you have to be pretty good; and Papa Cliffs is. I stopped here twice in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
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: 063825778

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?