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Element Cafe - CLOSED

26 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 7028
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Service was basically non-existent. No one came to the table & not once was the table cleared. Ordered at the counter & had to get your own water. Food was average...got the breakfast & the bacon was all fat & awful. Wont be going again

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We had always liked this old Bank building as a setting for this very good quality restaurant, and both my mother and my son were able to enjoy it for the first time. We could share a memorable dinner. The ribeye steak main that I...More

Thank Perry B
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I've been looking forward to a meal here for some time as it's somewhere I've not checked out before. The service was all good but the meals were very disappointing and below par. I had the Beef Wellington (lots of pastry and some kind of...More

Thank nin132
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The staff were generally unimpressed with having a job and were less inclined to provide any kind of customer service, the building itself was quite beautiful...but once inside...the food was average, the service woeful and honestly a sad representation for Whanganui.

Thank Dee N Allan C
Reviewed 24 May 2018

The old bank is a wonderful setting. We had a muffin and latte along with pot of tea. No complaints about the venue or service.

Thank DavoQJ999
Reviewed 8 May 2018

A group of eight us dined at Elements. The tables are well spaced apart which I really appreciate. The restaurant is clean and atmosphere is good. Staff are friendly. We only ordered main courses. These took some time to come out but the delay was...More

Thank kaitaia53
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped off here as we visited last year, the food was ok, but the wine was awful and had clearly been opened for a number of days. The waitress changed it, however, the next glass wasn’t great, poor selection of wine. The antipasti board...More

1  Thank StacksnTressels
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Very enjoyable omlettes and apple ring fritters. Ample portion size. However coffee mediocre at best. A shame because the food was great!

Thank angelaruegger
Reviewed 5 March 2018

It is a lovely place for a catch up with a friend. Great coffee and savoury muffin to enjoy. Very friendly service.

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Perfect iced coffee, we asked for double strength and it was Devine. Lemon and rasberry cheesecake was enough for two and outstandingly good. Prompt and friendly service. Thank you again

Thank affalon
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 7028
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