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Kristy’s Cafe

151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-347 6030
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pies” (78 reviews)
“pastry” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This "shop" once tried to run in Raetihi. The owner Kristy is incredibly rude and aggressive and his pies are simply not worth the price or the hassle. Pop down to Parnell's just down the street for fantastic food without the disgraceful attitude.

Thank Druid34
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I haven't been here for a while- the speciality here is the pies- they are excellent- If your aim is to try a pie while you are in NZ, this is the place to get them in Wanganui!

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I was recently driving home from New Plymouth after the All Blacks v Argentina test and was craving a pie...Wanganui had to be the destination to get it for my lunch as I passed through on the way back to Wellington...as I went along the...More

Thank knowlesie13
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Looking for somewhere to have lunch with my hubby & mum, but with outdoor area as we had our wee dog. Spotted Kristy's cafe - quirky outdoor area, interesting memorabilia inside. Pies looked fab but as hubby & mum can't eat pastry opted for toasted...More

Thank Sheryle G
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

On a quick stop here driving through, we needed a coffee and little sustenance, but only had credit cards, which aren't accepted. Scrounging through the car we put together $20, which didn't quite meet what we'd grabbed off the shelf. The staff member very kindly...More

Thank Fdluva
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Passing through again on our way to Hawera it has become somewhat of a tradition to call in here. Pretty miserable day outside so a hot pie and coffee was very much welcomed and both didn't disappoint- the pies were great (steak & cheese, breakfast...More

Thank daregirlzone7
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Staff are friendly the food was great and theirs good parking out on the road side.The hours its open are suitable for friends to get together early afternoon.

Thank elainec0x
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Service was terrible, the lady at the counter was rude and wasn't very helpful. It was 2pm and she told me I was too late for lunch and basically to go away. There were still people in the kitchen and they could of made a...More

1  Thank Greeneyes1468
Reviewed 26 June 2017

friendly staff devine coffee and toastie yum quirky old nz memorabilla to browse at motel across from parking very cool outdoor seating

Thank 122taranaki
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Kristy's cafe has the best homemade pies I've tried for some time and would give our Auckland cafes a run for their money. Kristy's pies are homemade and the pastry perfectly cooked with a crispy texture. The pies are generously big and filled to the...More

Thank stefg379
Nearby Restaurants
Yellow House Cafe
169 reviews
1.20 km away
Parnells Cafe Gallery and Garden Art
132 reviews
.46 km away
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35 reviews
1.28 km away
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Questions & Answers
14 December 2015|
Response from kristy_leeWanganui | Property representative |
Hello byron509, my name is Lee and I am married to Kristy...SHAME ON YOU....for writing lies about my beautiful, loving Husband...The reason Kristy moved from Raetihi to Wanganui was we met and fell in love...and as I did... More
13 December 2015|
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Response from tongson v | Reviewed this property |
hi we visited this cafe earlier in the year at least twice and had no problems whatsoever with the service or staff or hospitality regards DC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-347 6030
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Kristys Café is known WORLDWIDE for our FAMOUS RAETIHI PIE, Amazing Food, Coffee, Service and Atmosphere.
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