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“The Raetihi pies are the best” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kristy’s Cafe

Kristy’s Cafe
151A London Street, Wanganui, New Zealand
(06) 347 6030
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Ranked #3 of 59 Restaurants in Wanganui
Cuisines: New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
Description: Kristys Café is known WORLDWIDE for our FAMOUS RAETIHI PIE, Amazing Food, Coffee, Service and Atmosphere.
Sydney NSW Australia
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216 reviews 216 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 62 cities Reviews in 62 cities
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
“The Raetihi pies are the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

The Raetihi pies are delicious, they are packed full with delicious meat fillings, and are ever so tasty. The pastry is light and fluffy.

This is one of the best pies I've ever had, so really worthwhile trying. Other food they had also looked really nice, we just had the pies and it was nice to be able to sit down and enjoy them on a crockery plate with cutlery for no extra price.

They also provided glasses and water, so it made for a very inexpensive yummy lunch. The pies were $6.00 each and well worth it.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Hamilton Ontario
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Kristy's worth the price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Recently visited Kristy's Cafe with three others. Where I come from meat pies now seem very ordinary as Kristy's is at another level. I enjoyed the lamb & mint--delicious. My son's girl friend asked a question about one menu choice and decided to look for another choice, but the staff offered an adjustment that pleased her. They didn't have to do that as she would have ordered a lesser choice. The rustic decor suits the casual atmosphere of the staff. Highly recommend.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Best mince and cheese pie ever”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

The great reviews are all correct. The decor is rustic - it's a big room decorated with lots of historical memorabilia and artefacts. As well as pies there are a range of other items on the menu. The pies range from $5 - $7 with a great range of fillings. Between the five of us we had potato top, liver and bacon, gourmet mince and mince and cheese. The children couldn't finish theirs (the mince and cheese ones) and the adults very happily polished them off. The staff proudly showed off their latest award from the local radio station for the best pies in Wanganui. It's very well deserved.

Visited July 2013
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Totally deserves its reputation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

A great selection of delicious fillings, encased in crispy homemade looking pastry. Yep they're a bit on the expensive side but totally worth a few extra cents. Really good coffee too. Yum.

Visited July 2013
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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Good tasty pies”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Awesome selection of pies. Big & generously filled & very tasty! Even had a Kiwi Breakfast pie...which had everything! A little pricy but well worth it.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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