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Yellow House Cafe

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$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
17 Pitt Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 0083
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
17 Pitt Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whanganui has no shortage of cafes along its attractive Victoria St and the surrounding streets, but opted for the Yellow House Cafe out by the Dublin Street bridge based on the Tripadvisor comments... and the fact that our locally-recommended first choice, Article on Drew St....More

Thank epicure49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a breakfast, but were disappointed to find piles of leaflets for the then National candidate, on display and for the taking. Won't be back.

Thank wigfieldperth
stuart b, Owner at Yellow House Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

wigfieldperth how is this a review of the cafe how can you give someone 1 star because of some leaflets you should be embarrassed of your action very small minded, and for your information there where also leaflets from all the political party's.

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Came here for Sunday breakfast while visiting Wanganui. The muesli was delicious but my sister and I had menu envy over Dad’s pancakes with caramelised banana and butterscotch sauce. We’re coming back for lunch! Thank goodness it’s an all day menu!

Thank AuntieDel
Reviewed 5 March 2018

It was a very relaxing atmosphere. You had a choice of being inside or out to enjoy or time eating and drinking.

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We came here for breakfast, and I’ve got to admit it’s not as good as it used to be a couple of years ago. Coffee was nice but a tad bitter, I got the avo on toast, it definitely needed seasoning and the poached egg...More

Thank missbritt2015
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We enjoyed a delicious brunch at the Yellow House Cafe on a recent visit to Whanganui. The staff were wonderfully friendly, the drinks were great and the food was yummy! I had the Mushroom, Tomato & Haloumi stack which far exceeded my expectations. It comes...More

Thank travellingmemorybox
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely cafe! Cosy, friendly, yummy! They have a wide variety of food, everything nice arranged and very tasty. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The location is well located and the garden is welcoming you with its morning sunshine. We will stay...More

Thank Daria S
Reviewed 15 February 2018 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 1 February 2018

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
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, 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 Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 0083
  • E-mail
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