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Yellow House Cafe Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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17 Pitt St, Whanganui 5001, New Zealand
+64 6-345 0083
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 16:00
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A welcome spot for a coffee. Plenty of outdoor space. Food fresh and homemade. They were busy for Art Studio open weekend but coped with the many people. Would return.

Thank tripsta00
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Short of time I selected Salmon Frittata from the cabinet - very tasty I might add, and good flavour combination. The only trouble was it was not heated right through, and the cappucino arrived after the food. To be fair they were busy, although most people seemed to have been served. Great atmosphere though and staff are friendly, to give... More 

Thank fsb1993
Brisbane, Australia
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I don't mind waiting for food but 50 minutes for chips and a toasted sandwich is crazy. People around us who ordered well after us were getting there food and that led to me having to go and ask where our food was, which is something that I don't enjoy. When the food arrived it was nice but by that... More 

Thank symonp
Stratford, New Zealand
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place. Great coffee. Awesome food and great service. I can recommend this place anytime.

Thank Robbies777
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great pancakes, amazing coffee and pleasant place. The guy on the counter was easily confused but this added to the charm. Worth a visit

Thank Ben T
Brisbane, Australia
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

If you want a simple but tasty lunch with great coffee this is the place in Wanganui. Busy on the day we went but worth the short wait for a table. The food was excellent with good service.

Thank KenRW
Whanganui, New Zealand
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I caught up with my daughter for a coffee and we enjoyed the old house style space and choice of indoor seating in a couple of different rooms. There is garden and verandah seating as well but the weather didn't allow that for us this visit. The cabinet sweets didn't appeal, but the coffee was good though not rave-worthy. Easy... More 

Thank nin132
Whanganui, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had a delicious Chicken and Camembert roll with a long black. Great service and very friendly staff.

Thank Trixie5748
Whanganui, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Second time I've been in recent weeks and the food is not as great as it was a few months ago. I had the skirt steak sandwich and it was not as flavoursome as the menu promised. Also they wanted to charge 20 cents for a little extra hot milk with my double espresso............um, why? Do they charge if you... More 

Thank peggyfittes
Whanganui, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Visited again, this time for a business breakfast. Poached eggs on grain toast with a side of mushrtooms.

Thank 414derekm71

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$19
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Pitt St, Whanganui 5001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 0083

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?