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Kristy’s Cafe

151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-347 6030
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pies” (78 reviews)
“pastry” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

been a while since last visit to town, no steak and kidney but not at all disappointed after trying the bacon and egg pie and back for the lunch menu. awesome feeling and talked to by kristy who seems as rustic as characteristic as the...More

Thank logga88
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I would suggest going to Kirsty's if you were after one of their famous pies and to enjoy the decor inside the cafe. There were so many interesting things to look at, including woodworking tools, NZ themed books, old fashioned biscuit and tea tins, etc....More

Thank TeamIan
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I enjoyed a famous pie while my mate had bacon and eggs a good place to chill out on a Sunday morning

Thank pollyr00
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Have very fond memories of the Clown Cafe (Raetihi) pies on trips between Wellington and Auckland, especially on a couple of wet return trips. A bit of googling and we found out that the creator of these delicious pies is up the road in Wanganui....More

Thank peterwI3040OB
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Inside ,& outside casual dinning ...have great selection of home made pies,...& cakes ... great place for groups or families

Thank morningstar828
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We stopped on our way out of Wanganui at this place. Coffee was very good. Had a pie and a dade scone , very very good. Great place to sit inside or outside. Nice and clean toilets. On our way back we looked forward to...More

Thank Dorine24
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Sign outside says famous pies 😳famous for what..high price,tasteless,lucky if you can find any meat in them. Very disappointed indeed won't be wasting my money there again.More

Thank Ken R
kristy_leeWanganui, Owner at Kristy’s Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2016

Hi Ken R We apologize for your experience you had with us at our Cafe... I'm not sure how I can explain what happened with you and the service you recieved here as it is a very unusual occurrance. We can only apologize again and...More

Reviewed 24 March 2016

I've been to Kristy's before and I've never been disappointed. Good Coffee, great breakfasts and those Ratahi Pies are amazing. I even grabbed 2 sausage rolls for the drive home, and they were fantastic even cold. Definately be back

Thank jbparker
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Great board menu. Well cooked. Good coffee. Would definitely go again. Have heard the breakfast is really really good.

Thank trippyWhanganui
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Had a great breakfast Here today usually on that and very nice coffee. Quirky little place with lots and lots of carpentry memorabilia very much like a little miniature Museum of carpentry and other stuff. Thank you service with the chargeback to 151 London motel....More

Thank columbusant
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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