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Cafe, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered but the lady gave us attitude, not sure why. Later a customer complained that they hadn't been served and the lady almost lost it, started shouting etc. Apparently they were short staffed. If you are short staffed you need to set expectations as...people arrive. The food was ok and we got it in a reasonable time but we didn't feel welcomed (tense atmosphere) happy to try somewhere else next time as we won't miss the atmosphere or food.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 9 April 2019

Offering a Fantasic selection of healthy lunch food and great service. Love eating outside in the sun watching this little corner of the World go by.

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 4 April 2019

We visited this café for a midday meal and chose the Brunch. We visited here in 2016 and it had changed hands since then. The new owner and staff were exceptional in their service, very helpful and they were able to provide a gluten free...meal for myself. If you are in the vicinity, we would defiantly recommend this café.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A variety of quiches with interesting combos, and frittatas on offer for lunch. Generous servings and good coffee.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 17 September 2018

So limited for a vegan. One choice. It was tasteless and bland, soggy and unappealing on the plate, (and way overpriced for what it was). All our meals came at different times. Staff were almost smiling.

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Nice people but food selection is limited. It's a crammed little Cafe but there is seating and tables outside. Toilets are clean.

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Saturday morning and not much yet opened but the breakfast at the Woolstore Cafe was just right. The home made muesli was tasty and filling, the coffees were hot and the service was fast and friendly.

Date of visit: May 2017
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We have eaten here on many occasions. Has it changed hands? . We were with a couple of friends and were looking for somewhere to have lunch and as we have been pleased in the past we went there . 4 meals ordered and 4...coffees . 15 minutes 2 coffees arrived and 1 meal. 10 minutes later 2 coffees and 1 meal 10 minutes later the 3rd meal arrived. We then enquired where the other meal was 12 minutes later it arrived but was not what was ordered and was sent back 7 minutes later it arrived . all meals were just edible .Staff unsure what they were doing and never once smiledMore

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here. Coffee was good but we were disappointed with the food. Eggs benny was OK but one of the pieces of toast was so thin and over toasted that it was impossible to cut through (I think it was the crust). And...I was wondering why our son only had a few bites of his pancakes - then I tried one. It was cold, dry with an odd, old texture. Shop in the same complex was quirky with some fun tourist souvenirs.More

Date of visit: January 2017
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Unfriendly service and poor coffee. Food offered not attractive. Better keep out. Worst coffee in NZ so far, please improve!

Date of visit: December 2016
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The Woolstore Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4