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The Naked Bun

66-68 Aranui Rd, Mapua, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

There are things in this cafe I am ashamed to have eaten but they were delicious. Big range of cakes but the big heavy chocolate filled eclair with chocolate topping was more than I could handle. Coffee was only single shot though I think.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The 'Naked Bun' would have to be one of my favourite restaurants in Mapua. The staff are always very welcoming and the food is utterly delicious! Such friendly people and a very impressive array of food on offer. Laid back and stylish roadside cafe layout that puts you at ease from the moment you walk in the door. I have... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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84 reviews 84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We have been coming here for 11 years and have had a positive experience on every visit, including today. The food is consistently good...they have some of the best pies and baking in the region. I'm a sucker for their fruit tarts. Their coffees and hot chocolates are great and the place is almost always humming with locals, which is... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We came to the Naked Bun two mornings in a row, but only due to lack of alternatives on Easter weekend. Both days the food took 40 mins to arrive. It was expensive for Nelson on price and certainly nothing special. We were in two groups and both groups ended up with extra meals that weren't ordered. Definitely wouldn't recommend.... More

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We came here for lunch on a Sunday and had the vegetarian panini and the omelette with salad. Both were delicious, the salad is a personal favourite and never disappoints. Coffee and smoothies also delicious and the service was fast and polite.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Terrible service. The lady who served us for takeaway coffee and food was rude. My husband asked for a flat white and if it came with two shots, he was promptly told "how else would it come". Why be in the service industry if you have no time to smile and thank your customers. The coffee was awful far too... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

As an ex local I was excited to visit one of my old favourites while I was back home. Gosh what a change. I went there once to get a takeaway pie and my favourite vanilla custard square. Let's say the custard square was the only thing eaten. The pie was advertised as a steak pie, not steak and vegetable.... More

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

It took the staff quite some time to get our friends food out who ordered at the same time as us but it then took another half an hour for our food to come out and when it did it was very average as food goes. My seafood chowder was revolting from the first mouthful. The vegetables were not cooked.... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Worst service I have ever had! I have been to the cafe a few times and have had minor issues every time. The woman behind the counter was rude, food was cold and over priced. Such a shame, this is a nice venue how ever I think the staff need to pull their heads in. Would NOT recommend!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

stopped in today to buy a steak pie and a chocolate chip cookie. $10 later i find my steak pie is more or less vegetable stew wrapped in pastry.. 4 pieces of gross sloppy meat, (i counted them) And huge square chunks of potato.. this is not a steak pie, Tasted awful,ended up throwing it away.. at $6 a pie,... More

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Address: 66-68 Aranui Rd, Mapua, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Mapua
Cuisine: Bakery

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