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Mischief on Guyton Restaurant

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) #5 of 64 Restaurants in Whanganui $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
96 Guyton Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-347 1227
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“scones” (5 reviews)
“eggs bene” (2 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
07:30 - 15:00All hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
96 Guyton Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Business lunches and social visits. Great variety of delicious vege dishes and yum scones. Setting has character and you can find a quiet corner for conversation

Thank jana_kiwi
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

A favourite cafe when I'm visiting Whanganui and I have enjoyed the bacon and eggs on previous occasions. Felt like something different and opted for the soup with grain bread. Rich tomato soup, and it was just divine. Followed that up with a cinnamon pinwheel...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

So we really enjoy going to this cafe as they have the best Date scones. However on the last 4-5 visits the staff have either forgotten to bring an item such as no saucer for the tea strainer, on one occasion they forgot the scones.

1  Thank 414derekm71
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The last time I visited his cafe a few years ago it was called red eye cafe. Strangely, red eye cafe seems to have moved down the road and mischief is located in its old building. There is new food and it appears to be...More

Thank annasophia42
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Staff were so helpful and friendly. We just had coffee, scone and a salad plate. Liked just about everything about the place. Our point for improvement is that the music is just a bit too overpowering for our tastes. And with wooden floors and furnishings,...More

Thank ZaraMarque
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We go here often for lunch an find the atmosphere pleasant and relaxing. The coffe is alwsys good and the food is aways nice with a reasonable selection.

Thank martyaqua
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Mischief is a regular go-to for locals with a taste for great coffee and filling 'real' food. The vibe is arty and relaxed and the courtyard out back is a favourite spot to hide with a laptop or friend. I come here often, as do...More

Thank nin132
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Slightly funky this place is a top provincial cafe and a great stop for brunch ... we had an extremely tasty and well presented vegetarian breakfast served without eggs .... called vegomania ... very pleasing ... left replenished for the drive ahead

Thank mattt675
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Love the atmosphere..laid back, arty retro with food that caters for those that are also vegan and gluten free. I had the Bene True kumera rosti with poached eggs , bacon with hollandise it was delicious and served quickly. The coffee is smooth, hot and...More

Thank JacquiE72
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to like this place - the decor and branding was great, the menu was small but perfectly formed, and the service was really warm. Can't fault those elements. I ordered the kedgeree - it took a long time to come out, and...More

Thank Amy M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Guyton Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-347 1227
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