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soul food

) #3 of 9 Restaurants in Taihape $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
69 Hautapu Street, Taihape 4720, New Zealand
+64 6-388 0176
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“curly fries” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
69 Hautapu Street, Taihape 4720, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had baked beans on toast for only $6.00 It was presented well with tomato and bean sprout. Beans cooked perfectly. 10/10. Coffee had the extra with a jaffa on top. My husband had open beef sandwich and the chips were the crispiest I have...More

Thank Anne255371
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been to Soul Food previously and was impressed with friendly atmosphere and great food so it was on our 'must return' list. Was a little disappointed this time (maybe there has been a change of ownership), the menu blackboard on the wall had many,...More

Thank rhonddon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling from Palmerston North to Taupo and fancied some good tucker. Loved the name and could tell it would be good by the number of people inside. Can recommend the fish and chips, cappuccino and cakes. Friendly service and reasonable prices.

Thank piggy1959
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Wanted bacon and eggs for breakfast and was not dissapointed with Big Breakfast that had all the trimmings. Good value and service with a smile.

Thank Chelmswood M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Wellington for a quick coffee at 3ish. We saw that they were closing up but it was still open and there were around 5 employees in store. We walked in and they scattered like ants once they saw...More

1  Thank Roxy_Joerg
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, great value and good coffee. Burgers for 2, breakfast for 1 and coffee for 1 - all for under $25. Definitely not main centre prices.

Thank Erana B
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Another 50s automat cafe where you setup a tray and grab what you want from pre-made sandwiches to meat pies. Average but edible.

Thank bsum73
Reviewed 24 February 2017

There is nothing like calling in nice and early and catching the fabulous scones just out of the oven. Fresh and tasty. Wonderful hot coffee and full of flavour. Gotta love the jaffa lolly with your coffee. Relaxing music. A must stop on your way...More

Thank annie0451
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This is set on the Main Street in about the centre of town. Looked interesting, so went for the hash stack, and flat white. It was quite busy, so sat outside on the footpath seating, and watched the traffic going bye. Coffee came out fast,...More

Thank Shortcat
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The place looks great, good parking, nice atmosphere, great food, but THE SERVICE IS LACKING A GOOD KICK IN THE PANTS...having waited a long time for our breakfast meals, my travelling companion was delivered a Meat stack meal when he had ordered a Vegetarian stack...More

2  Thank 164howard63
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Hautapu Street, Taihape 4720, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Rangitikei District  >  Taihape
  • Phone Number: +64 6-388 0176
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