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Wholemeal Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, New Zealand

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, New Zealand
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast that was perfectly cooked and presented and service with a smile! Would recommend this for anyone wanting cafe-style food in a relaxed atmosphere.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Leonie A
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast here as part of our Great Taste Trail bike ride. They fed 20 of us efficiently and with great food. I had the turmeric eggs and recommend. Staff were very friendly and helpful I also walked past the evening before as they...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great cafe with a great variety of foods and prices. You can opt for the ready made cabinet food for around $10 or kitchen meals for about $20. They have the perfect variety of food and drink choices. Meals seem heathlier than the usual restaurant...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Lauren d
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Good food, although the vegetarian options were a bit limited. Good coffee and yummy juices. We had the orange and almond cake, which was fantastic :) Atmosphere is great! It really is a lovely place

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank charmainelR
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Wholemeal cafe was a great place to visit in golden bay for lunch. It’s an awesome setting to chill on a warm summer day. Food was excellent and service very good.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Alasjohn
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We recently had the pleasure of returning to this iconic cafe, whilst the interiors have been refreshed none of the unique 'magic' of The Wholemeal has been lost. The agreeable food selection and quality remains unchanged, as does the friendly greeting of the staff -...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank bendorcoco
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Our family of five enjoyed a delicious meal at the Wholemeal Cafe in Takaka this week, we enjoyed it so much that we zipped back in the morning to grab some takeaway to have on the road. The food tasted REAL and home cooked and...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank wantinnovation
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Great food, excellent service, coffee perfect. A fantastic and eclectic cafe with a history to be proud of, a must visit for anyone visiting Golden bay.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank DanielO5374
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Great service, all very friendly, lovely food great desserts, fabulous atmosphere. Thanks so much :-)

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank trac3940
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Nice place to be with excelent food. Great atmosphere and friendly people. Love the Jazzy Saterday evenings, a must do. Another "ikon" of Golden Bay.

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Jan D
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