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The Big Orange

Victoria Ave, Whanganui, New Zealand
+64 6-348 4449
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Victoria Ave, Whanganui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Sunny day, late lunch, great food, good service, happy customers. The Lou wasn’t the best....but overall great experience. We walk past this place all the time and it is always packed, we sat inside and it was fine, great music and friendly staff. Will definitely...More

Thank Bubbleteaqueen
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Was lovely to sit out in the sunshine and enjoy a delicious meal.. service was good and all reasonably priced.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The restaurant has a nice views out to the city on one side of the dining room and is beautifully decorated inside. The staff were very busy but kind to speak to and the food was absolutely delicious.

Thank MTAnderson
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Went there for a discussion with my boss that we both wanted to have out of the office. On the whole the place felt quite nice and the service was quite quick - coffee was very nice and my boss enjoyed his pot of tea.

Thank ADC5022
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I should start by saying I visit Whanganui regularly and have been to this cafe for breakfast, coffee and lunch on several occasions and felt it hit the spot. Good food for a good price. So when my husband and I decided to treat our...More

1  Thank 710amb
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Coffee was hot and strong and not to much froth they made GF plus DF muffins the service was excellent,why waiting for our order a very nice young man came to the table with three glasses and a bottle of water and poured our water...More

Thank elainec0x
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We went inside and were told they do table service but can give our coffee order right now, which is a great idea! We then went and sat outside. A staff member bought out a bottle of water and glasses then shortly bought out our...More

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Went for lunch with a group. Food was average. Had the kumera and brie soup. Couldn't taste anything except the chillies. Disappointing.

Thank peggyfittes
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Dirty old pub. Dark and not very clean. Not a nice atmosphere to eat breakfast.. girl behind counter was a bit grumpy too or maybe just not very friendly..

Thank cassandraathena
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Evening main meal very small portions & so overpriced for what we got. Very disappointing would not be going there any time soon.

Thank scooter2011
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Ave, Whanganui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-348 4449
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