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Yellow House Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
17 Pitt St, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 0083
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
17 Pitt St, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the way through to New Plymouth we stopped in for lunch. Friendly staff very nice food. $50 for 2 including iced coffees. Plenty parking and lots of tables to choose from. Definitely recommend!

Thank Overtoosoon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely meal & staff. We all had different meals and we all loved our meals. Will definitely return if we're back in the area

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always really busy which is great, but does take a wee while to be served and finding a seat can be tricky. Love the outdoor seating, lots of quirky little spaces. Nice tea, good cold drink selection and lovely cake. Definitely a nice place to...More

Thank ToothfairyGal
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

The bloke who runs it is an excellent host, as is the Ryan crotty double working there. The menu is good, and depending on who makes the coffee it can range from average to above average. Cabinet food is fresh but pricy by Wanganui or...More

Thank Geridog1
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Top Whanganui cafe. Not on the main drag which is nice. Bright and airy with lots of indoor and outdoor spaces to choose from. The range of food was great for vegetarians as well as meat eaters alike. Fun twists on food made it interesting...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Have had coffee, smoothies and slices here 3 times in the past few weeks and it's a great cafe with a good selection of delicious slices. We particularly enjoyed the caramel oaty slice but also a scone and muffin were pretty tasty. The service was...More

Thank Jandalz3
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Needed a 'Good" category for me. Was above Average (just) but not really Very Good. Staff all pleasant. Said there was space if two tables pushed together - so left us to it. I maneouvred chairs /tables beside already seated patrons with difficulty. We had...More

Thank GillianM109
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had a great breakfast and superb coffee and the service was great too. We sat outdoors in the garden,just perfect.will return

Thank Katrine715
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We all were happy with our meals. I can particularly recommend the Avo/feta smash on homemade thick cut toast. The coffee was rich and smoothies delicious. Service prompt and with a smile. Highly recommend.

Thank Janine45
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I am a big fan of cafe's and have visited many across the world and the Yellow House Cafe certainly ticks all my boxes. Clean, friendly, a great selection of savoury and sweet food, as well as a variety of teas and coffee. It is...More

Thank Trish644
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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, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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 St, 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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