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All 59 Wanganui Restaurants

Breakers Cafe and Bar

St Hill Streets, Wanganui 5001, New Zealand
06 345 0955
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Ranked #42 of 59 Restaurants in Wanganui
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I was disappointed by my breakfast, the sausage was a very poor example (tasted like a pre-cooked banger). I asked for Hollandaise on the side that was only fair in taste and the Tomato was not cooked until soft, it was really hard and had not flavour.

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Napier, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

I have to say this really isn't my kind of place but it was 4:40pm, I hadn't had lunch and they had a sandwich board outside promoting whitebait fritters - how could I resist? The service was super friendly, the food arrived quickly and was absolutely delicious. So, it just goes to show it doesn't hurt to break your habits... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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91 reviews 91 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Good service, solid food and a fairly lively sports bar atmosphere. You could do worse than Breakers if you are required to while away winter evenings during an excursion to Wanganui. We were visiting unwell family members so it was nice to unwind in this sort of gregarious atmosphere after the daily ration of sadness. Easy on the wallet,too.

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Manukau, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great food, great service, friendly obliging staff- we had breakfast there every morning.. you could have continental or cooked breakfast, my husband loved the omelette.. huge and hearty

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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I stay in Wanganui often on business and always eat at Breakers in these trips. Very pleasant staff. The food is very good value too. Never disappointed with what is served, which is saying something, as I have eaten here at least a few dozen times.

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108 reviews 108 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant 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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Address: St Hill Streets, Wanganui 5001, New Zealand
Phone Number: 06 345 0955
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Wanganui

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