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Funky Duck

110 Great North Road, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-348 4799
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
110 Great North Road, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Took my friend who was visiting from Northland here. Great venue, lots of little areas to sit. Superb service and nice food. Love that it has the lake at its doorstep. Such a nice place to visit.

Thank ToothfairyGal
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a delightful place, surrounded by hundreds of ducks, swans, pukekos and other cute creatures. Lots of variety, including vegetarian and gluten-free options. Beautiful outdoor and indoor spaces, sweetly decorated. Friendly staff, and nice coffee. Service can be slow at times though, but definitely...More

Thank CatiaBatalha
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This is a really beautiful place, well looked after. Nice spot to have a break and have a coffee. The surroundings are amazing. Only down is that it has a slow service.

Thank Pedro S
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here half way through our morning walk for a coffee. Great service and my long black was excellent and served with a smile. Will definitely be back here. Great spot!

Thank Lance T
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Really lovely setting and tasty food but I waited for ages for my meal. I asked and was told it was coming. 15 minutes later still not here. The person I was with finished their meal before I got mine. Disappointed !!

1  Thank zanna43
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for a coffee and slice after finishing work early. Feeling a sweet tooth so got a caramel slice which is nearly always too sweet for me. Latte only took a couple minutes and is the best I have had in a long time,...More

1  Thank BrynTheGabe
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Stopped at the Funky Duck with an out of town visitor. Service was prompt and staff very obliging with a dietary requirement. Would lunch here again.

1  Thank jana_kiwi
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Hi this is the first time I have ever written a review, normally if I don't have a good experience I just never go back, but this experience was appalling, upon arrival we did have an hour to order and eat our lunch, my friend...More

1  Thank sandier57
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Visited Whanganui on our travels, this was most definitely our favorite cafe. Staff were friendly, the food was delicious and the coffee was great. Would definitely recommend.

1  Thank PatriceWilson7789
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Kids snacks starting at $4.80 for ONE PIECE of lolly cake? These people are committing daylight robbery. A 330ml Coke is almost $5! Go down the road and buy yourself some fish & chips.

2  Thank nicm315
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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Great North Road, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-348 4799
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