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Windermere Farms Cafe

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313 State Highway 3 | R D 4, Whanganui 4574, New Zealand
+64 6-345 8390
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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“pancakes” (15 reviews)
“blueberries” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
313 State Highway 3 | R D 4, Whanganui 4574, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ordered a vegetarian brunch dish. It had one egg , it said on menu eggs , 1/3 cooked tomato, extremely small piece of haloumi , mushrooms and a potato Rosti. Very small serving and cost $17.50. The wait was long and the dish was...More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a newish addition by the newish owners and they have done themselves proud! I admit I only purchase fresh fruit and the wonderful ice cream but every time I visit (about a 10 min drive from Virginia Lake) I visit I see visitors...More

Thank Artisteyes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I had a Salad with Chicken and Pesto and did not expect it to come covered in Strawberries . It was not a nice combination. Strawberries and Ice Cream or Pancakes , fine, but leave the protein dished alone. I guess its a matter of...More

Thank Kiwicas
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Wow what a hidden treasure this turned out to be; amazing eggs benedict, big breakfast and pancakes. Visited on very busy weekend when it was raining. We thought it would be quiet but it was humming with customers. The pancakes were out of this world....More

1  Thank krcj2017
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great spot in the country for a coffee and lunch. It is a pleasant place over looking the berry patches. Food is good with large servings and great coffee.

Thank sallysage
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Windermere on Long weekend. Setting relaxed and nice outlook. Service average. Coffee great and came out quick. Ordered breakfasts disappointing. Ordered big breakfast. Firstly it was tasteless mushrooms bland , potato roti bland eggs undercooked and watery and they left off the...More

Thank drcath2016
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great cafe just north of Whanganui,set on a berry farm, and gets very busy around midday. Good selection of cabinet food, I had the chicken filo, which came with a fruit/greens mixed salad. Fantastic. They also have real fruit ice creams, smoothies,...More

Thank Shortcat
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I'm sorry by someone needs to tell the owners to get in new chefs. The eggs were probably the worst we have ever purchased. They were meant to be poached but were a watery mess and contain little yolk. The pancakes on the other hand...More

1  Thank B787-900
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing generous portion of pancakes with so many delicious berries. On several plates the eggs were poorly cooked (scrambled had separated and poached had come apart and yolk was over cooked). The cafe was extremely busy but that's no excuse. Moral of the story- get...More

Thank CatherineTT100
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Great ice cream and pancakes.. good good.. coffee acceptable , slight bitter note and hint of over extraction

Thank Darwinfoode
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Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 State Highway 3 | R D 4, Whanganui 4574, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 8390
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