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Kristy’s Cafe

151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-347 6030
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pies” (91 reviews)
“pastry” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

On two occasions I have had substandard coffee. The coffee at Kristy's used to be very good but recently has become awful. Tastes like dish water

Thank blondy120
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My friends and I had lunch here on a recent visit. I was told the pies were very good and ordered a lamb and mint one. It was huge, full of meat and very fine! The café is well situated and bright and airy. Service...More

Thank DADD23
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Took an out of town visitor to Kristys and he was most impressed asc we knew he would be. There is a real charm about this place and when you couple it with wonderful it cannot fail to please. Looking forward to going there again.

Thank ADC5022
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent café This is an interesting café with an eclectic collection of old stuff on display. Roomy barn like structure, with amazing friendly helpful staff. Fantastic pies too. Great coffee, and an outside courtyard for those sunny days. I don't live here, but this is...More

Thank Shortcat
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We've been here a few times since moving to Whanganui. The highlight are definitely the pies. They are a meal in themselves. The coffee is good and they have a lot of other food as well but I haven't tried it. The owners of the...More

Thank Shannon R
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Famous for their faultless Raetihi Pies you must try one. Great variety or purchase one from the chiller to take home. Good coffee, rest rooms and plenty of car parks. On the by pass road heading south it's easy to get to before continuing your...More

Thank EleanorA184
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Been there twice this week and will return. Second visit was for luch and enjoyed a wonderful mince and mushroom pie. This was a proper pie - filled to the brim with mince and mushroom-no space for air.very filling did not feel like dinner until...More

Thank ADC5022
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

You would think on 2016 that a cafe of this size they would except credit cards ???? Nice outside are very rustic food looks ok also

Thank Nighthound1
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Scones at $6 very dry and menu prices high for a simple cafe, As an example $22.50 for Big Breakfast!

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Famous for their pies, so it's said.. First the positives: good location, easy to find and handy if you are just passing through Wanganui. Someone has said the decor is dated. Um, I think that's what they are going for. Personally I like the throwback...More

Thank Gordon_Bennett_NZ
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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, 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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