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Parnells cafe and gallery

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349 Victoria Avenue, Wanganui, New Zealand
+64 3457770
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Fresh, homemade food and Mojos coffee. Always a must in Wanganui to eat...
Fresh, homemade food and Mojos coffee. Always a must in Wanganui to eat, coffee and view gallery. Fantastic gelato.
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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
TASTY LUNCH

We liked the very central location, relaxed and friendly style, and art and craft on display. I had a large fruit salad and cream and icecream. It was good value.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Delicious food, fantastic service. Staff are friendly and helpful. Best savoury mince ever! We'll be back.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We liked the very central location, relaxed and friendly style, and art and craft on display. I had a large fruit salad and cream and icecream. It was good value.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Easter weekend, not so many places open due to staff costs. So friend suggested Parnells. Well laid out with out side area if weather suits. Breakfast was as ordered, and was good value. A nice touch was a small Easter egg with coffee.

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Marton, New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Long queues mean it's popular I guess tho it takes an age to order then another age for the order to arrive. Once you receive the order the food and coffee are good, not sure it's worth the wait...

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

We were staying just round the corner so tried this place for breakfast. It was okay, but a bit 'average' compared to the general standard of NZ breakfasts we have come across. Good coffee and juice but a bit disappointing on the food. Shame we couldn't give half marks as this was a 3.5 for us.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I've been here a few times and always, the coffee and food is very pleasing. At this time of year (late summer) it is good to have the choice of being able to sit inside the main body of the cafe or to sit outside and enjoy your coffee with just a hint of fresh air circulating around you. On... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We thought the hotel menu for breakfast was not good value, so we ate here instead. Good value, good service with large choice of breakfast, so we were well pleased with our decision to eat here.

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Wellington New Zealand
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83 reviews 83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

One of the best options for breakfast and lunch in Whanganui. Wide range of God, prompt service, reasonably priced, a variety of spaces inside and outside so you can get privacy, sun, or space. Recommended

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Parnell's Cafe is our cafe of choice, either for catching up over a coffee or having a nice lunch. There are different places to sit, either inside or outside. The service is excellent. It's never a problem sharing a meal and they put it in separate bowls for you, not just an extra set of cutlery like in some places.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Excellent range of food including everything for those gluten free. Coffee was great. Service was excellent. Range of seating to suit everyone.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 349 Victoria Avenue, Wanganui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Wanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 3457770

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 14
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Contemporary, Healthy

Description

Fresh, homemade food and Mojos coffee. Always a must in Wanganui to eat, coffee and view gallery. Fantastic gelato.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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