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Hislops Wholefood Cafe

33 Beach Rd, Kaikoura, New Zealand
03 319-6971
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Ranked #5 of 42 Restaurants in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $32
Cuisines: New Zealand, Organic
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Our favorit afternoon place to go for a nice place in the sun and a good cop of coffee. Nice service as well.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Great location with food that is obviously made with love. Coffee is also good and I like the fact that they don't add water to the long blacks like other places do.

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Berkeley, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

They have a great veggie-focused menu for lunch that becomes very meat-centric at night. Kind of a bummer.

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Lahaina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

The welcome was a standout as we had been turned away from 2 other local restaurants despite numerous empty tables. This greeting was sincere and we were impressed by our waitress throughout. We ordered a local wine and she was encouraging and informative about what we could expect and she was spot on. We preferred to have only soup as... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Good food, nice ambience but most of all truly warm, welcoming Kiwi-style service. Ginger-calm tea highly recommended after rough seas

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Hislops Cafe is: Super friendly, very clean and very nice food! The service is just 10 of 10 Stars. Nice location, service and value for money is just excellent. I've been to HC a few times while I was working in Kaikoura. I can definitely recomment it to everyone who likes good n healthy food. Also amazing Coffee!

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Boston
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71 reviews 71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We visited Hislops on a cool, rainy evening in November 2014 and dined on mussels in a Chili Lime sauce along with Lamb and Fish for mains with a nice bottle of wine. The meal was pleasant - serving as a nice end to the day of bird watching and hiking. The weather and mid week timing resulted in a... More 

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We had a nice meal here and chef accommodated adjusting a meal for my wife who was vegetarian. The service was very good and friendly.

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Fantastic organic food, warm atmosphere and super friendly staff!! From coffees to deserts, passing by salads and sandwiches, everything is fabulous!

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great staff and an excellent menu for all tastes. Had an evening meal there and coffee break another day. Top standards.

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Additional Information about Hislops Wholefood Cafe

Address: 33 Beach Rd, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 319-6971
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
Average Prices: USD 8 - 32
Cuisine: New Zealand, Organic

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