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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)
Opens in 8 min
Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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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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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We loved the fresh cream and jam scomes we got as takeaway for morning tea. They were huge and very tasty.

Thank Andysafrica11
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A quirky oasis. Great food interesting decor so many interesting things to look at. Food and coffee was really good.

Thank rowy2015
Reviewed 18 August 2016

highly recommend for anyone local or visiting to check out. Huge homemade breakfast and meals with friendliness to match.

Thank Slade H
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Very good, meal and coffee very well presented and plenty of if. Lovely atmosphere, liked the memories.

Thank patricko7
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was a great cafe. We both had a big breakfast, and I could not finish it. It was loaded with everything you would expect, and it all tasted great. The coffees were good. We also took away 3 pies from the fridge to have...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Wonderful kiwi breakfast and welcoming staff. Attractions to look at in the cafe itself. Also the most amazing pies, can be taken away and frozen. I find one is too big for me so make mine last a couple of days.

Thank Jane B
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
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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
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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