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Kristy’s Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand
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151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-347 6030
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07:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Wed 07:00 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Brisbane
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came in for brunch. What we noticed is that you can get something cheap like a bacon and egg muffin for about $6 or a pie or snack or you can pay typical cafe prices of about $18 for mushrooms and sausage on toast. So there's a good range of food and prices - an excellent selection of pies... More 

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Thank ZaraMarque
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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179 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on a recommendation and was not disappointed. If your looking for a range of tasty homemade pies this is the place to go in Wanganui. Mid range price for a pie but much better than average

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Thank Julian S
Whanganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On two occasions I have had substandard coffee. The coffee at Kristy's used to be very good but recently has become awful. Tastes like dish water

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Thank blondy120
Wellington, New Zealand
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I had lunch here on a recent visit. I was told the pies were very good and ordered a lamb and mint one. It was huge, full of meat and very fine! The café is well situated and bright and airy. Service was friendly.

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Thank DADD23
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took an out of town visitor to Kristys and he was most impressed asc we knew he would be. There is a real charm about this place and when you couple it with wonderful it cannot fail to please. Looking forward to going there again.

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Thank ADC5022
Wellington
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent café This is an interesting café with an eclectic collection of old stuff on display. Roomy barn like structure, with amazing friendly helpful staff. Fantastic pies too. Great coffee, and an outside courtyard for those sunny days. I don't live here, but this is will be my go to café whenever I'm in the area.

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Whanganui, New Zealand
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We've been here a few times since moving to Whanganui. The highlight are definitely the pies. They are a meal in themselves. The coffee is good and they have a lot of other food as well but I haven't tried it. The owners of the cafe are in the process of selling the business, let's hope the new owners are... More 

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Thank Shannon R
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Famous for their faultless Raetihi Pies you must try one. Great variety or purchase one from the chiller to take home. Good coffee, rest rooms and plenty of car parks. On the by pass road heading south it's easy to get to before continuing your journey. Great value

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Thank Eleanor A
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Been there twice this week and will return. Second visit was for luch and enjoyed a wonderful mince and mushroom pie. This was a proper pie - filled to the brim with mince and mushroom-no space for air.very filling did not feel like dinner until quite late. Great service -friendly owner and staff.

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Thank ADC5022
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

You would think on 2016 that a cafe of this size they would except credit cards ???? Nice outside are very rustic food looks ok also

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151A London Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-347 6030
Description
Kristys Café is known WORLDWIDE for our FAMOUS RAETIHI PIE, Amazing Food, Coffee, Service and Atmosphere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?