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“Microwaved pies - hot but not crisp - great milkshakes”
Review of Why Not Cafe

Why Not Cafe
Ranked #17 of 61 Restaurants in Kaikoura
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Few cafes appear open on Monday in Kaikoura town centre but this one was. Surprising to see staff helping themselves to coffee more than actually making them for customers - maybe we just visited at official 'smoko time'. Appears to be largely staffed by visitors to NZ so great if English is your second language but not so good for actually meeting friendly 'locals'. Beware pies are soggy - suspect microwave heated then placed in warmer over actually oven heated or freshly baked. Overall OK - probably won't rush back.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

We enjoyed our lunch at this cafe. The food was good and not overpriced. The cafe was warm and the staff were very friendly.

Thank JulieB992
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Perfect for a quick stop here whilst travelling up or down the coast. Good customer service, lots of food choices, eat in or takeaway, and very nice, strong coffee.

Thank PrincessYork
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband stopped for breakfast. Great selection of traditional breakfast and some more exotic options. I had the French toast and my husband had the big breakfast. Both absolutely delicious and filling!! Just what we wanted. Service was friendly and professional. It was busy for a small town, can see why!!!

Thank ZCashin2014
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

While not the fanciest of frontages, this little café was a freat find. Very friendly French staff who made you feel welcome. Range of food was very good, with something for every fussy eaters. Gluten range good. Selection of hot drinks included milo and very good coffees. Thanks

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Thank Kathleen S
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