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Whanake Gallery & Espresso Bar

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Whanake Gallery 173 Palmerston St Westport New Zealand, Westport, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can only say brilliant on all levels. The team were great, they engaged fantastically well. You have to try it!

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Thank Straightup1965
New Zealand
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty coffee available here, and beautiful modern Kiwiana art for viewing and buying. It is small so there is a good bit of shuffling round to get past people but that isn't a bad thing really, just makes it more intimate. I love how the full height of the tall walls are used for displaying pictures. Some staff are... More 

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Thank zuchinibee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Awesome coffees. Very fussy with my coffee and this place was awesome wasn't expecting such a good coffee in Westport

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Thank Jake R
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Whanake is your best bet for a well made coffee in Westport! Stopped in last week, the place was humming. Service was friendly, and you know the coffee must be good when all the locals are lined up out the door. The art on the walls is gorgeous, and the best part is the range of different styles/sizes on offer... More 

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Thank Cara M
Ashburton, New Zealand
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

I stop in here nearly every day for coffee, it's always consistent great coffee. Good service and friendly staff. Great place to buy gifts and some beautiful photos for sale. Worth stopping here.

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Thank Holiday591
Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Lets make this simple, good staff, good coffee, good cookie jars on the counter, good beans and grinds to keep you fueled on your travels, good local images, good local gift cards, lots more good stuff. LOL its all good and I drink lots of their coffee so that is good as well. must get a coffee from Whanake if... More 

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Barcelona
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85 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

This cafe is also a gallery with photos and art for sale. The coffee was tasty and hot and the service fast. There didn't seem to be anywhere to sit inside but there were chairs and tables outside. Had a piece of ginger crunch which was quite crunchy. I'd give it a 7/10

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Thank Jandalz3
Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Fabulous venue/setup with amazing artwork for sale. Coffee was great just the 'large' size cups aren't that large. Would be better if they were bigger. But would definitely return.

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Thank Carrie-Leigh L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Recommend this place for really good coffee. The staff were friendly too. They have a small gallery to view whilst waiting for your brew. Quick efficient service...thanks for being open over Easter...

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Thank Shadyshaz
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

There are few places like this in Westport, I often stop for a relaxing time, and then take back tasting this good and strong tasty aroma of coffee. A nice place with tasty cookies and great service. Do not forget to try the cold coffee is a delight.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whanake Gallery 173 Palmerston St Westport New Zealand, Westport, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westport

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?