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Kai Whakapai Cafe and Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, Cafe, New Zealand
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a dinner and breakfast here, yummy food, great coffee and friendly service. Prices were good and had a really nice local red wine too! Can recommend.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Babs2205
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s a great meal with stunning scenery. It always seems to be busy. If you can’t get a spot here, the Dough bin a little walk away is great for a pie. The foods great and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KyKyYo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both had the bacon Benedict it was yum and filled us up for the whole day. The Hollandaise tasted authentic unlike some you get these days.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank T3urumana0
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great friendly Café Bar/restaurants, popular with the locals great for late afternoon drinks/light bites in the sunshine. Friendly, helpful bar staff. Food is great value and very tasty. One to try if you are in Wanaka

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 563guyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super service. Go for the big breakfast! Sit outside if possible. Meet people from all over the world.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank garyjduffy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is packed at all times, which makes it quite loud (from what we could see each time we passed by), yet the staff is super friendly and just *happy*, which is rare and cute. At some point, though, the staff seemed too busy,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank droroniwed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hot chocolate is always 'first option' in cafes. I would have to say that the hot chocolate from this place is very good. On another account, their service is excellent. Hot food, fast service with a smile, very tidy. I'll be back!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank atipuna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to have lunch. Good food, the staff are very friendly and good place to look towards the lake

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Waltersj1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for lunch and found a really great range of food with some gluten free options Was great to be able to sit outside, take a peak at the lake and enjoy the outside Food and staff are exceptional Great food, freshly made that...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 690brettw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch and enjoyed our meals and drinks. Friendly staff. Very busy but managed to get table outside.

Date of visit: January 2019
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2 June 2017|
Response from Roger N | Property representative |
yes, there are a couple of options that can be made vegan if you make if we change a couple of ingredients and you can always make up a breakfast by adding together some side dishes :-)
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