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Mud Ducks

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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Taupo Quay | Right Next Door to the I-Site and Opposite Sarjeants Gallery, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is very good and the food is very nice as is the coffee. Service is good. The staff are friendly. We haven't been for a while but have every intention of returning in the not too distant future.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Buffie53
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE met a friend here for lunch recently and it is his local. Great spot on the river, next to the galleries, and a very nice modern urban cafe. Such a busy place but the staff are still friendly and efficient. The food and coffee...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wendy1811027
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a coffee at Mud Ducks. Service was good and staff were friendly. Coffee was pretty standard but we were expecting anything more. Good amount of outdoor seating and seemed very accessible.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank P2192SBjamesm
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

FANTASTIC bacon sandwich and a coffee on a rainy day. Coffee was hot, strong and exactly what I asked for. Sandwich was of a generous size with plenty of bacon and the mustard mayo and relish were perfect. Could maybe be improved by lightly grilling...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank skippersam41
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Good location by the river. Very popular. Lovely food. Healthy options. Very impressed.will be back. Staff friendly and chatty.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank andysteve2018
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Its very noisy inside. The food was bland and expensive for what it was - I ordered the cajun chicken filo which didn't taste of anything and I'm not sure it had any chicken in it. The meat pie was just that - no salad...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Foodist3112
Reviewed 13 November 2018

I have hyperacusis so choose quiet cafes. This time however I was with friends and we didn't have time to look around. It was quite noisy but we found a table outside. The service was O.K. as was the food. The best thing is that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mary h
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Had a nice meal here. The food came quickly and the coffee and hot chocolate were extra nice. Would definitely recommend this as a lunch destination.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JanLoads
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Stopped in for brunch. The place was pretty full but the staff still managed to find a table for 3. We had items off the menu and cabinet food. There was a nice selection and a diner from a neigbouring table asked what we were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CaroleB2352
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The food and drinks were nice however the customer service was beyond poor. This was our first time at this cafe having recently moved to the area and because of the crappy service we won’t be returning.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank annainwellington
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Viv C
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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, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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8:30 AM - 8:00 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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