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Hislops Wholefood Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, Soups,
33 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6971
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“lentil burger” (12 reviews)
“carrot cake” (10 reviews)
Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We were looking for healthy but yummy food that and that us what we got. Food and service was great and we also loved the look and ambience. Each member of the family enjoyed their food and I could recommend this place all round.

Thank Robbies777
Reviewed 5 May 2016

After our Whale Watch adventure we needed a decent lunch and perfect coffee and stopped at Hislop's. What a good choice! Sitting outside in the shade our lunch was served. A seafood Chowder and the Salmon Quesadilla. To finish we shared a piece of carrot...More

Thank reisverslaafde
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I've only been here twice and the first time, everyone at the table was really surprised about the small quantity we were served. Realistically though, it was organic and wholefood so we didn't actually need a whole lot of it and it was nice to...More

Thank BilzPayEm
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Delicious breakfasts had by four women who are NZers. Great service, but the price of coffee the most expensive any of us have experienced in NZ ... More than a dollar more. And it was the same in two other cafes we tried. Why?

Thank abundant58
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Kaikoura township can be a little bit lacklustre when it comes to brunch...except for Hislops. We were wlecomed in with our two large dogs, to sit on the verandah, and despite the breakfast menu being finished for the day they were more than happy to...More

Thank kiwi_wayfarer
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We had the wholemeal hotcakes and damn they were good. Fresh, full of flavour and not heavy. I'd recommend anytime. Wonderful service and atmosphere. We will come back

Thank Karl M
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The service was exceptional and we all liked our lunch so much that we decided to come back for a breakfast the next day. We weren't disappointed by that either. Highly recommended!

Thank peterevjan
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

My dad, my wife and I stopped in for brunch, on our drive from Picton to Christchurch, stage 1 of our Wanaka Airshow trip. The service we received from 'Quentin' couldn't have been better. He was very welcoming, professional & friendly. The look of the...More

Thank Jacob15
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We had an excellent brunch at 11am after our sunrise dolphin swim. We were really hungry and Hislops was perfect for our hunger. Amazing fresh juices, home-made bakerd goods with their own grains, exceptional poached eggs and hash browns. And the staff was very welcoming....More

1  Thank chadiekarbaschian
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast here between Picton and Christchurch. We had a great set of flat whites and some little nibbles to fuel the second half of our road trip.

Thank cec2646
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26 January 2018|
Response from hedgefund007 | Reviewed this property |
Yep, they are open for dinner. But not till very late, I think.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 32
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6971
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