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Hislops Wholefood Cafe

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33 Beach Rd, Kaikoura, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6971
09:00 - 21:00
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Zeewolde, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food for all the nutcases in the world. With meat Vegan Vegetarien Gluten free Sugarfree WiFi included. So, great choise and good quality!

Thank erikdefotograaf
Lyon, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

PROS: - ideal of breakfast - sunny terrace - eggs Benedict with salmon were very good Cons: - hotcakes need to be improved. Far from the US standards. Presentation was great though. - a tad pricey

Thank Mandarayofficial
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading all the reviews on here I thought I'd try this place out. Ordered the bacon and eggs. Bacon was undercooked, the fat hadn't rendered. Scrambled eggs were average. The Hislops bread struggled to stay together. I guess if your a vegetarian or vegan then this place is for you. Too pricey I thought though for what it is.

Thank DaveBevin
Columbia, SC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The servings were ample & the food was delicious & mostly organic. We had breakfast & the streaky bacon was the best.

Thank malpassunity
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another stunningly enjoyable visit to Hislops cafe. The food was very very good, the table we sat at in the sun and out of the breeze was great and the service excellent. I always visit when I am in Kaikoura and there has never been a time I have been disappointed. Consistently high standard. Thank you!!

Thank _debsandtrishy
Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best lunch ever. I had the beetroot salad with quinoa on greens and edamame with almonds.- FANTASTIC. My husband had the Energy Salad of the Day  - Warm turmeric roasted veges on  seasonal greens, topped with feta and toasted sunflower and pumpkin seeds. Finally a healthy and tasty lunch in the southern hemisphere

Thank Judi H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu, only had enough time to pop in for a coffee next time definitely will dine in for a meal

Thank Penny C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really tasty food and pretty healthy as well! Nice service. The only "minus" is that it's directly located beside a main road.

Thank Annette J
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looked after so beautifully by the friendly staff, excellent food and drinks. Our little daughter was entertained with colouring in and loved her kids meal, that was yummy and healthy! I relished this dining experience. Wished I could have come here again and again!

Thank AnnaRandwick
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only had time for a snack but enjoyed it very much. Friendly service and delicious food that tastes like excellent home cooking. What more could you want?

Thank BMWreview

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 32
Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Beach Rd, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6971

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