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The Naked Bun

66-68 Aranui Rd, Mapua, New Zealand
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Stopped here for a quick coffee on a bike ride only to find this is a very good place for service food and coffee and very good prices at peak time. Heaps of parking at rear of building and a nice little courtyard at back. Thank you.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

On impulse, wanting a sweet treat, I stopped in at the Naked Bun after a bike ride to Ruby Bay. Perusing the delicious array of sweet and creamy things in the cabinet was an experience in itself. I really wanted a slice of the black forest gateau but at $9.50 it was too extravagant for my budget, as were several... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Not very welcoming at all, one of our 4 meals was forgotten and we were left waiting another 45mins for it. Service was terrible and no apology given - not a very nice welcome when you've come to visit from the other end of the country!

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We didn't have a very good experience at The Naked Bun. Wouldn't recommend dining here. Missed off one of our orders and made no attempt to remedy this quickly. 3/4s hour later the remaining meal arrived. Not good at all.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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106 reviews 106 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Everything looked and sounded lovely but was a little less fresh and a little less yummy than I expected. It was just fine, but not anything special. And the man who made my tea made fun of how I like it -- which wasn't very friendly. A nice breakfast, but not a memorable one.

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Te Aroha, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We called into The Naked Bun for a coffee after shopping in the beautiful shop next door, Tessa Maes. What struck me first was the yummy looking display cabinet filled with cakes and pastries. I had a coffee and my husband had coffee and a Cointreau Éclair. I had to have a taste............ it was absolutely divine. The next day... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Lovely staff, great coffee. They were so helpful, bringing my two dogs water and very accommodating. Very good gluten free toasted sandwiches. Nice spot to go after our morning walks :)

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Wellington, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
54 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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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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