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Kristy’s Cafe

151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-347 6030
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pies” (91 reviews)
“pastry” (17 reviews)
“steak cheese” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure what to say. Huge portions and some strange combinations on the breakfast menu. Normally it is impossible to get a bad cup of coffee in New Zealand but this one came close. Does the fact that the cafe is for sale have anything...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 57nap
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Lovely indoor outdoor setting, lots of homely rustic touches especially in the outdoor area. The food is great. The lady who delivered the coffee was really nice but the actual person on the till didn't seem to like us, the customers, too much and we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

On a trip north I called in for a meal. What I received on ordering a Big Breakfast was the best Big Breakfast I’ve ever had anywhere in NZ. Delivered to the table quickly and beautifully cooked. Outstanding, a must visit again soon Cafe.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Taranaki2014
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped today at 1530 on route from Wgtn to New Plymouth. Fabulous staff (down to earth Kiwi) 👍Genuine,friendly & helpful😃 Atmosphere 10/10, food/beverages 10/10, service 10/10. Highly recommended to all you locals & for all us out of towners. Keep smiling yoy guys. Loved your...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JenniferL7337
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Best pies around. Hot chocolate is up there. But, the experience and kiwiana of the items and antiques give this place a sense of atmosphere that no other place can match. Top rate and a must of anyone passing through Wanaganui!!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 296Jack
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting and somewhat unexpected eatery - not what you expect to find in a semi-industrial area but ideally located for a stop-off while travelling through Wanganui. Other reviewers have described it as quirky, and it has quite a bit of character. The...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The sandwiches and pies are just great. Large, full of everything and tasty. Bit pricy at $8 per pie by Wangavegas standards. Service was pleasant but the coffee very average.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Geridog1
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee and pies. We got our pies ok but the coffee took almost 30min to arrive.. a shame pies were great..

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Tallandshort2014
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This was a wonderful looking spot. We walked in and they had a real barn/farm/ rural theme going on. We walked over and wanted cabinet food. They had a lot of sweet options to choose from but only large pies and a small savoury. So...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank caseym730
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A quirky little cafe with good atmosphere. Does a good breakfast makes super pies that can be put into the freezer. I find one can do me for two small meals

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 746gillian
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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 tongsonv | 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, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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