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Mud Ducks Restaurant

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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 16:00All hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
31 Taupo Quay | Right Next Door to the I-Site and Opposite Sarjeants Gallery, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the food, great variety, good service. I am a frequent visitor. More than once per week. Wonderful location right beside the Whanganui River. Inside dining or outside always lots to look at. Good parking too.

Thank annienanney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great cafe with good coffee and great food. Went there for breakfast just recently and have also been there to have a catch up with family.

Thank Trixie5748
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy food , fast and friendly service ! I ordered the pumpkin and kumera salad it was delicious , also I noticed a good range of foods for dairy gluten etc

Thank chidd93
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We were only here for morning coffee with muffins which were delicious but some at our table ordered for lunch and the food looked yummy. Plenty of choice in the cabinet too

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Called into have a quick bite before hitting the road, coffee was bitter food was served cold and returned to staff to be reheated, we found staff unfriendly

1  Thank ajoneshippy
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Ate here for lunch because it seemed like one of the only places to get vegetarian food. I had the veggie breakfast and it was really nice. Presentation was impressive and the flavours complimented each other well. Very impressed with what I got for the...More

Thank Sam A
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch following a local's recommendation. The location beside the river and the info centre is very good. The coffee was excellent. We were a group of four and all meals were well presented and very tasty. Everyone was very satisfied. A...More

Thank Reynard1
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I went here for work to have a coffee and ended up walking away with a lovely slice too. Pretty balcony looking towards the river and very friendly staff. Nice to see a place that you can bring your pets too, complete with a fresh...More

Thank Terena C
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We called in for a snack and a drink after walking around the local art studios. The position of the cafe is great beside the river, lovely setting. This is pretty much where the positives end! Cabinet food is heated in the microwave and was...More

2  Thank PRICIE
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We popped in while visiting the Open Studios and had a lovely late lunch of chicken and capsicum risotto cake and a smoked salmon (plus other yummy stuff) quiche. Lovely food and a delicious smoothie and long black. Can recommend! 😊

Thank GillyONZ
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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, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
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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