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“Disappointing” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Mud Ducks

Mud Ducks
31 Taupo Qy, Wanganui, New Zealand
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Ranked #19 of 56 restaurants in Wanganui
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Plamerston North
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We've eaten here before and I had my usual - French Toast. This time it was disappointing. The toast was cooked so that the surface had caramelised and was chewy. The caramel stuck to my teeth and I feared I'd loose a tooth or a filling. I ate the bacon and banana but couldn't eat the toast for fear of a large dentist bill! Hot chocolate was good as usual.

Visited September 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Quick stop for coffee”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

After a morning of strolling the art gallleries in Wanganui, we stopped here for a coffee and slice. It was very nice, the staff were friendly and the slices were devine!

  • Visited September 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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Wanganui, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Excellent Riverside Eating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We were greeted with warm smiling faces by all staff who were very attending to our placement of our order. Our seating was inside and looking out over the river - very delightful on a Sunday morning. Our food was brought to our table promptly and the waitress was always smiling and very helpful. The food and coffee was very tastefully presented. The décor was well done.

  • Visited June 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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Wanganui, New Zealand
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Almost riverside”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

The friendly and attentive staff, great coffee and an expansive menu and cabinet fare make Mud Ducks an experience we will be repeating!
Brunch was a delight, we had ordered the Eggs Benedict - a small, a large, hollandaise on the side, runny eggs, salmon, bacon etc. In other restaurants we have been treated with disdain whilst ordering with preferences...not at Mud Ducks though! Our requirements were accommodated without a fuss and arrived in super-quick time and perfectly presented. Everything was to spec! Well done! The coffee was fabulous, hot, fresh ground and so good that I had two (that never happens!!!) You can sit inside or out. On a weekend the view of the marketplace, the people enjoying the scene and the river ambling by is delightful.
Congratulations Mud Ducks - your appeal is inviting. We will be back

Visited July 2013
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Scrumptious”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We arrived here on a Sunday morning after having a very hard night on Saturday. The staff were very welcoming and the outlook with the choice of sitting inside or out was very appealing. The waitress was so helpful and had a smile on her face the whole time - nothing was too much of a problem. The menu wasnt that extensive but the food they serve is divine. I ordered poached eggs which were cooked to perfection and although it was simple, it tasted great. This was washed down with one of the Muddle Duck smoothies - yummy!! By the time we left we were feeling so much better and we would definitely be back again

  • Visited May 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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