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Red barn Cafe

Thornton Road, Whakatane, New Zealand
+64 7-308 7800
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (14 reviews)
“pies” (11 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Thornton Road, Whakatane, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

i love all the food that you guys make and bake. it was the best evar cafe in the whole of whakatane.

Thank Benjamin K
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I had the mega breakfast as i was rather hungry. Omg did that hit the spot. The portion is huge an the price so much cheaper then what we normally pay if in township. I highly recommed this place for a relaxing pit stop to...More

Thank Miss-Qween
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Like most reviews we found the food good, nice atmosphere one of our party was in a wheel chair staff were helpful. What let it down a little was we arrived around 2pm took a while to get the wheel chair sorted etc stood by...More

Thank Shane B
Reviewed 30 May 2017

A few kms out of Whakatane this is a popular cafe and bakery with locals and visitors/travellers. Don't bring your diet to this cafe as most of the gorgeous slices, pies, muffins, breads etc are made on site. Sweet and savour cabinet treats abound and...More

Thank GRP355
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I am a cheese sandwich lover so I ploughed into this ploughmans lunch. Chutney, pickles, onions, two different crusty breads, a lovely big accompanying salad. Meat slices if wanted them. I was in cheese sandwich heaven! I sat outside in the sun. There was an...More

Thank Pixiehat
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Cute, clean coffee shop in a red barn building. Interesting array of local crafts and fantastic helpful staff as we had a problem with our debit card. Does not take credit card.

Thank paulinebarber
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Red Barn Lunch Bar ( food from Red Barn Café) has opened on the corner of Pohutu and McAlister Streets in Whakatane. The best mince pies we have tasted in a very long time! Steak mince used and a light pastry!!! Very tasty.

Thank KIWI57
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Nice relaxed feeling and out in the country not far from Whakatane on the Tauranga roadl.Plenty of parking. Very pleasant staff. Excellent fresh food and bakery goods. Pies are the best around. Garden atmosphere and plenty of seating inside and out.

Thank YARM
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Called in specially to eat some pies. 5 to 10 minute drive out of Whakatane toward Tauranga but weel worth ot. First was the bacon and egg pie. Beautiful crispy and light pastry, filling was a little sparse but it had actual bacon and a...More

Thank gedmother
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Wonderful place for brunch or lunch. The cafe is in the country, set in lovely gardens. There is plenty of choice on the menu and although it is pretty basic, the food is very tasty.

Thank KiwiCarol
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thornton Road, Whakatane, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane
  • Phone Number: +64 7-308 7800
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