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Whole Meal Cafe

60 Commercial St, Takaka 7172, New Zealand
(03) 525 9426
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Ranked #4 of 11 Restaurants in Takaka
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- Aug 6, 2014
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Sint-Amands, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Me thinks the owners take great pride in their place. It's unique, fun, warm and friendly. Great coffees, fabulous food, good vibe.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Last visit two years ago left us looking forward to another Wholemeal cafe experience. This time we were less impressed. The vegetable soup was nourishing and flavoursome with thick great toast, but the fries looked and tasted like packaged oven chips. Coffee was good, but fresh lemon ginger drink palid and weak. The Bliss Balls remained fabulous! Would definitely go... More

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Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Almost made the mistake of walking past, but glad we didn't. Breakfast was great, and the pancakes were huge! Great value for money, and definitely on the list for another visit

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This cafe has been around for 30years and always provides consistently great, wholesome food using local produce. Great coffee and lots of food options for all tastes.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Stopped in on several occasions this month and never disappointed Wedges are $9 but huge...more than enough for two to share and I thoroughly enjoyed both hot and iced coffees The cinnamon buns are to die for!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Brilliant place to eat or just relax, the food is one of a kind great meals, coffee, and pastries, anything you get will be exceptional!!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This is a great café. As soon as you walk in the door you can smell the goodness in the air! There were lots to choose from, so I chose four salads (large) to take away as we were picnicking. My husband isn't vegan, so he chose a chicken salad roll. He said his was great. My salads were fresh,... More

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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

One of the truly "great atmosphere" dining places in NZ. Food is good, but hte atmosphere is what makes it special. Long wait for the food, but for a reason. Nothing else in town looked appealing on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Well done.

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Wanganui
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Dopped into the Whole Meal cafe for coffee and a chill out. It was mainly younger people in the cafe but they were not a prob, but added to the atmosphere. Very pleasant person behind the counter (may have been the owner) and the other young people servicing were well mannered and polite... a pleasure. Food was good along with... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Wonderful, tasty, healthy. Love it and always eat here when we come to Golden Bay. Highly recommended.

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