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Wild Oats

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127 High Street North, Carterton 5713, New Zealand
+64 6-379 5580
06:00 - 17:00
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Whanganui, New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

behind a rather uninspiring facade waits the surprise of an extremely pleasant cafe with outstanding food and service...

Thank KiwiskanFly
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great food and very good service. A great local cafe and would 100% return again. Breakfast foods are very and good and coffees

Thank Maddie R
Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little cafe well worth visiting cosy surroundings High quality food. Natural timber tables reading material Great place to relax Outside seating in mini park

Thank John V
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Partner and I visited this cafe on Anzac Day. The cafe was fairly busy when we arrived. Value for money is great ($10 soup of the day, $19.50 Open Steak Sammy), meals portions are quite large. Staff were very friendly, great coffee. Only advice would be punctuality of clearing tables. We were sat at a table for about 20... More 

Thank theAestheteAlchemist
Taupo, New Zealand
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was Easter and this place was very busy. We chose to buy and eat elsewhere. The food was lovely, and there was a wide variety to suit all tastes. The coffee was good too.

Thank Kiwisaupo
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely welcoming cafe. Stayed overnight in Carterton on road trip around NZ and came here for breakfast. Welcoming staff and lovely breakfast with free wi Fi ( needed to book our next motel so was very welcome). Top range coffee/cakes/pastries with comfortable surroundings and papers to read. What more do you need?

1 Thank lellieb
Carterton, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I on ocassion call in here after a walk or bike ride, staff are always friendly and their savoury muffins are lovely.

Thank barb11h
Carterton, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Always had great service and food. The meals are great, the Custard Square is the best I have every had.

Thank Clayton Leanne B
Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

A grumpy waitress today. A bagel without cream cheese (which I had ordered specifically). Picking up the used crockery and cutlery in a plastic tub may be efficient but looks and sounds awful. The coffee I had was quite weak. The doughnuts and lamingtons looked delicious. A mess on the floor left by previous diners wasn't swept up promptly.

Thank Simon K
Wellington, New Zealand
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We always make a point of stopping here if we are travelling to the wairarapa. Lovely, comfortable surroundings which are refreshingly unpretentious. Wonderful, friendly service and food to match which is served quickly and in generous proportions. Worth going in just to have a look at whats been freshly baked that day!

Thank Lee M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 High Street North, Carterton 5713, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Carterton
  • Phone Number: +64 6-379 5580

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