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Kristy’s Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe,
151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-347 6030
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pies” (82 reviews)
“pastry” (17 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 November 2012

Stopped off here on the way to New Plymouth, it's just off The highway. The pies are really phenomenal, with delicious pastry and fillings. Really good coffee too.

Thank Jake F
Reviewed 6 November 2012

We love this place, and it's the only cafe we visit when in Wanganui. Huge beautiful coffees, wonderful scones, and the pies truly are to die for! There is an awesome outdoor seating area, and if you prefer to sit inside, there are a myriad...More

Thank tinzaroo
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We live in Wanganui and have had Kristy's famous pies before and my husband has had one of his big breakfasts. We travelled back from Palmerston North yesterday after not being happy with cafes on offer there and stopped in at Kristy's. Well I am...More

Thank Emsmum10
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Went there based on trip advisors reviews and wasn't disappointed. Good hearty pies with my steak and cheese containing plenty of both. Good lunch or brunch stop. Hot chips also went down a treat.

Thank nrjc
Reviewed 31 March 2012

I miss having them close to where I work. It was a lot easier to just walk to where they were to grab one of there ginormous tummy filling pies for lunch.

1  Thank rmw_9
Reviewed 16 March 2012

Huge, very tasty pies. I had the lamb & mint, hubby had the steak & mushroom. They were the best pies I have tasted.

1  Thank Dee S
Reviewed 9 March 2012

We have been to Kristy's a number of times and the service never varies - all staff are very friendly and approachable. All food is great but the pies are the best. The Mac pie (macarroni cheese), steack & mushroom are great but you also...More

1  Thank KiwiWanderers02
Reviewed 15 February 2012

For a pie lover this is absolutely awsome - one pie is as good as a meal.

Thank Wanganuilover
Reviewed 4 January 2012

Big pies, tasty pastry, delightfully different fillings. I suspect we didn't quite get the pie we ordered, but it didn't matter - it was delicious

Thank Dave&Barbie
Reviewed 22 September 2011

Had a late lunch on our arrival and breakfast the next morning- coffee was excellent and the service and food was great.

Thank Glendyr C
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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
  • E-mail
Kristys Café is known WORLDWIDE for our FAMOUS RAETIHI PIE, Amazing Food, Coffee, Service and Atmosphere.
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