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Parnells Cafe Gallery and Garden Art

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
349 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 7770
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“gelato” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
349 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Called in for brunch, coffee arrived cold and so did the eggs benny and corn fritters. My eggs benny only had 2 pieces of bacon and my friends had 4 pieces of bacon. Took over 3/4 of an hour for the brunch to arrive, and...More

Thank taradaledistributors
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to call in and get great food to take out to a nice spot on the river Bank for a picnic.

Thank KimP3784
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our go to place when travelling through Wanganui. However today I felt really unwelcome and if the staff could have refused to serve us the would have. And after comments made to us when our food was delivered, if I had already not...More

Thank 869dougw
Te Aroha M, Owner at Parnells Cafe Gallery and Garden Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 869dougw This is a very serious complaint and I have treated it as such in my discussions with staff. If you wish to speak with me I am happy to discuss this further with you. I may be contacted through Parnells Cafe 06 345...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Great service. 6 of us for lunch. Meals arrived almost at the same time. Nothing was too much trouble.

Thank peggyfittes
Reviewed 7 October 2018

A main street Cafe with plenty of roadside parking. Good range of cabinet food, and hot food menu. Coffee is good. Tables inside, or covered outside. A little slow if you just want coffee to take away, but I am a little impatient at times....More

Thank GerryKNZ
Te Aroha M, Owner at Parnells Cafe Gallery and Garden Art, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hi GerryKNZ Thank you for your very positive review. Will share your view of sliow service with coffee and get staff to work towards sharper servuce. Many thanks.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

I had my favourite Eggs Benedict - soooo yum. The atmosphere was very nice, lovely staff. A+ Easy parking behind the cafe.

Thank suzeq2b
Te Aroha M, Owner at Parnells Cafe Gallery and Garden Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi suzeq2b I'm so pleased you enjoyed your eggs bene at Parnells. Thank you for your excrllent review. We really appreciate hearing from our customers. Many thanks for choosing to come to Parnells.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were waiting for the cafe to open on a Saturday morning recently, and were not disappointed with our breakfast and coffee. Fabulous food; great service and superb coffee. Definitely worthwhile visiting and enjoying their cabinet food, and/or from the menu.

Thank Flicks88
Te Aroha M, Owner at Parnells Cafe Gallery and Garden Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Flicks88 Thank you for your excellent review. So pleased you enjoyed your breakfast and coffee at Parnells. All customers deserve the best of food and service.

Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is one of our favorites for brunch when we're in town - great food and excellent coffee, and a sheltered outdoor area for dining as well. This time, i had the unfortunate experience to end up with a load of pepper on my scrambled...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

They brought out a stack of muffins while we waited for our coffee order. Of course we had to try them and I'm so glad we did. There was a case full of pies and salad. I sure wish I lived closer or even had...More

Thank Pam C
Te Aroha M, Owner at Parnells Cafe Gallery and Garden Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Wow PamC! What wonderful feed back! Thank you so much for sharing your experience. This is what we wish for, for all of our customers. Many thanks.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We frequently stop here and sit in the outside covered area whilst out walking our dogs. Its a nice coffee, though often you get the feeling the help are underpaid as they are often not that happy, and can be a bit too low key...More

Thank Artisteyes
Te Aroha M, Owner at Parnells Cafe Gallery and Garden Art, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you for your review Artisteyes. Do feel free to make suggestions to staff re artwork. We do want to improve on this.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 7770
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Description
Fresh, homemade food and Mojos coffee. Always a must in Wanganui to eat, coffee and view gallery. Fantastic gelato.
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