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Yellow House Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
17 Pitt Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 0083
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
17 Pitt Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely warm and welcoming cafe. The atmosphere was awsum,staff kind and friendly.Food and coffee divine.Highly recommend.

Thank O9165SQdonnab
Reviewed 3 days ago

Always good great service and staff, oh and great food. wait was short good staff interaction and knowledge.

Thank Sandi6710
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food!! Great service and a nice old building a must when visiting town will definitely be coming here again👍🏼

Thank Tallandshort2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch. It was mushroom , spinach , vine tomatoes and eggs. It was cooked perfectly. Fresh and. Very tasty. Couldn't fault the food. Service is excellent. Coffee was great. Highly recommend

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has been a while since we last visited this cafe. The building has the same character, and this place is certainly popular with the locals. It was busy on the Sunday morning when we visited. There was a vintage car rally about to leave...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

From the very warm welcome to the ambience, you just feel cosy and comfortable. A good selection of fine foods and reasonable prices. Timing was good, not rushed and the presentation matched the taste. Just Devine! The selection of teas was an added bonus. We...More

Thank sjulian2016
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The staff are so friendly whenever I come here! The coffee is the best and the food is delicious too :)

Thank Rokki1211
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We were just passing through whanganui and stopped for lunch at the place best rated on tripadvisor. We were not disappointed. All the food is made in house and was yum. The toasted deli sandwich is difficult to know where to start regarding how to...More

Thank pura_vida378
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This Cafe is usually pretty good, and I sometimes call in on our regular visits to Wanganui. I usually get a large flat white, and it is usually fine. This time it was not so good. Service was slower than usual. I received a very...More

Thank GerryKNZ
stuart b, Owner at Yellow House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi GerryKNZ this is not our the yellow house cafe, we do not and would not put coffee into see through plastic cups regards Stuart owner of the yellow house cafe

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

On a business trip to Whanganui we found this lovely place for lunch. It's a lovely old villa close to the river. We ordered beef cheek pie and John Dory. Both were good value and very enjoyable. Coffee could be a bit stronger but I...More

Thank ktpie18
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Amy B
26 October 2017|
Response from Graham D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, you would have to ask the owners but I ma sure it would be okay on the outside tables
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Pitt Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 0083
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