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Mud Ducks

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
31 Taupo Quay | Right Next Door to the I-Site and Opposite Sarjeants Gallery, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-348 7626
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
31 Taupo Quay | Right Next Door to the I-Site and Opposite Sarjeants Gallery, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As stated it was better than average, but not much. We went as it was next door to the I Site. coffee was good but it lacked something.

Thank alastair n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on a 5 hour journey on our way to New Plymouth. We found the I-site and it was situated at the side so thought we would give it a try for lunch. It was quite busy, so we ordered a coffee and ravioli...More

Thank Car0le88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been here once before and not thinking much of it, I was pleasantly surprised this time. Lovely staff who were chatty and friendly, drinks were great temperature and tasty too. Busy vibe going on but easy to chat with friends, nice outlook over river.

Thank ToothfairyGal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great coffee and a nice mushroom/spinach on toast with hollandaise sauce. It was quite busy and a bit of a wait for food to be brought out but drinks were quick.

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has good food and the location is very nice. We were there on a busy Friday but we waited at least 20 minutes for our lunch which was a toasted sandwich and stuffed kumara.

Thank adamsconz
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived by motorcycle (parking available across the street) to a crowded and busy sight. After placing our order we hunted for a spare table. Finally found one. The coffee came over quickly and it was followed by our orders of poached eggs on toast...More

1  Thank 1960WarrenW
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Fun little cafe and very friendly young staff all working very hard. Drinks and light lunch available attached to the information centre.

Thank Sparkie154
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Service was prompt and friendly. Menu seemed limited both on the menu and in the cabinet and we were there at about 1215 hours. What we had was tasty and good-sized portions but there did not seem to be me many lighter options. Very handy...More

Thank Libranace
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We stopped for lunch on a Saturday with the busy riverside market going on around us and the walkers on the Boardwalk going busily by. The adjoining iSite was also busy. It was a perfect spot to watch the hub-bub and the people climbing on...More

Thank Karaventure
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Met a long lost friend here during our recent trip to NZ, at her suggestion. Just a perfect spot to catch up. Coffee was good, Chai Latte was excellent. Not far to walk to main centre of the city.

Thank Andy R
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Viv C
17 July 2016|
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Response from Artisteyes | Reviewed this property |
I am a vegetarian and there is lots for me there, but also vegan, dairy and gluten free. Great folks and always helpful. There is also a menu in addition to the cabinet! So do revisit Whanganui!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Taupo Quay | Right Next Door to the I-Site and Opposite Sarjeants Gallery, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-348 7626
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