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AU$9 - AU$25
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Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 30 December 2023

Visited the cafe at a busy time of the year, however the service was still bare minimum with slow service to even place your order, no cutlery or water being brought to the table with the food or before or after. Prior customer dishes weren’t...cleared until our meal was almost finished. The food was overpriced and the serving size was ridiculously small. Overall incredibly disappointed with the entire experience and I will not be going back.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 15 December 2023 via mobile

Lovely setting looking over the main drag with an open facade. Just stopped by travelling through but a good cuppa and super orange mountain cake.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 13 November 2023 via mobile

We went today for a late breakfast/early brunch. The coffee was delicious and our food was so good! I had avo on toast with tomato and mushrooms and my partner had the egg & bacon roll with fries. His was perfectly cooked and the fries...were just crisp and delicious. Mine was beyond good - a huge portion of mushrooms, fresh tomatoes and salsa plus a generous helping of mashed avocado. The service was great and it didn't cost a fortune.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 9 August 2023

I do recommend Urban Grind to people however, $17.50 is way too expensive for a bacon butty. We used to come all the time when they were $13.50, I also had a scone recently and there was only one tiny piece of bacon in it...they used to be so much better than that. .More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 7 August 2023 via mobile

We travelled from gore to Wanaka on Wednesday, we ate at your establishment at lunch time & the only thing more miserable than the weather that day we’re your staff! They were miserable, unhappy & impolite, it felt like we were an inconvenience and couldn’t...wait for us to leave. Will think twice before coming back again.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 4 April 2023 via mobile

Love the decor, super trendy! Staff were friendly enough, very busy but the food didn't take too long. The halloumi at $8 was a rip off! Husband didn't enjoy his bacon & egg buttie & he never complains.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 4 March 2023 via mobile

Enjoyed a coffee outside with a cheese scones and a sweet brioche. Coffee was great and food was delicious. Fast friendly service even though they were really busy on a Saturday morning.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 2 March 2023 via mobile

Food good but service slow and staff rude. Apparently a 30 minute wait is standard….for a sandwich and a salad…..

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 19 February 2023

Very popular – due to the inevitable staff shortages at the moment they were warning everyone of 20 minute delays, but actually had the coffee ready in under 10. A very nice room, nice staff, good coffee and a good range of dishes for breakfast,...lunch or just a snack.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 10 January 2023 via mobile

This was a regular take away coffee spot during our stay in Wanaka. Apart from great coffee we also enjoyed breakfast here one day. The setting is very open & modern and staff did a great job serving us.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 4 January 2023 via mobile

Finally someone who knows how to make a long black in South island. Perfect. Great location clearly well known by the locals.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 31 December 2022

Nice, modern, hopping café for brunch. Good coffee/espresso drinks and even better brunch dishes – big brekkie, avocado smash/toast, and eggs benedict – all came very quickly and more than satisfied our need to start our day off right.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 16 December 2022 via mobile

Always use to seek this place out but may now not bother. Had too ask twice to get a table wiped and then food arrives with no cutlery. Staff spent more time chatting than attending to customers Coffee decent

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 19 February 2022

Nice friendly staff who served us efficiently, interesting space and tasty food options. We shared a pizza which was more than adequate for two as a lunch.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 13 February 2022 via mobile

We come here often and its great, last visit we had the Japanese pancake and platter, both were fantastic, and large servings, great service and atmosphere

Date of visit: February 2022
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URBAN GRIND, Wanaka - Restaurant Reviews, Photos & Reservations - Tripadvisor

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Yes, Urban Grind offers takeaway services.

Urban Grind is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4