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Breakers Cafe and Bar

St Hill Streets, Wanganui 5001, New Zealand
06 345 0955
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Ranked #47 of 56 Restaurants in Wanganui
Most recent review
- Aug 25, 2014
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22 reviews from our community

42% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Went here August 24th for lunch just for a quick bite. The fire in the bottom part is really wonderful and large and the person who was on the bar (taking the orders) gave us good service and made us feel welcome. Theres also a little area for kids to play in. The food itself was ok although i will... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Breakers should be ashamed to have this place in their franchise. Doesn't come close to any of the other ones. Terrible service, inedible food. Waited over an hour on a Monday night for a plate with 10 undercooked fries, undressed lettuce and a tiny piece of over microwaved chicken. Grumbles from the other diners indicated they had similar experiences.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Palmerston North Breakers is such a good meal we thought we would eat in the Wanganui Breakers and get a quite good meal also. Alas how wrong we were. We should've clicked when no one was in the place at 7 on a saturday. Worst meal ever.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

in Wanganui for my nieces wedding, my daughter my friend and myself went to breakers two mornings in a row for breakfast, staff were friendly, checked that we were happy with th service and th food. Friendly people interested in our visit as well as encouraging us to see more of wanganui as well as inviting us to be back... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Went here recently with a number of friends for dinner. The service, like the prices and quality of most of the food wasn't terrible, but certainly wasn't worth 5 stars either. The biggest downer of the night was when the wrong meal came out to our table, and when the correct meal was eventually brought out, the meat was rather... More

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We go to breakers once a month, and although it is pricey with the amount of kids we take there, they enjoy it. the food is delicious, though I would recommend that if you order desserts then get it delivered with the meal otherwise youll be there for ages, not that the kids will mind

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Napier, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Went to Breakers Wanganui on the 29th of last mth. We had rung them earlier in the day to book and let them know that there was 22 of us including 8 children. Now being Breakers we did not expect to much but it does sell it self as a Family Restaurant. What followed was just despicable Dropped drinks,staff swearing... More

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New Zealand
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I ate breakfast and one dinner here while staying in the Grand Hotel to which this is attached. The free continental breakfast was basic but adequate, but the restaurant menu was all you need, with good variety and good value.

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Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Meals may not be presented overly well but they certainly taste good. Large servings and a great selection. Also daily specials. Service can be a little slow on occasion, however, the food has always been excellent.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We wandered in there as it's not far from where we're staying and have been back there each morning so that I can get my coffee fix. We haven't tried their food at all. The girl at the counter has ben friendly and I've enjoyed my cappucino. About an inch of chocolate coated foam :) Not cheap though - $5... More

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