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Fat Pigeon Cafe

41 Moa Street, Piopio 3912, New Zealand
+64 7-877 8822
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“lamb burger” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
41 Moa Street, Piopio 3912, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped here for lunch as part of a road trip. Having already booked, on arrival the Fat Pigeon was already filling up with custom which is always a good sign. Lunch was very good, the steak sandwich cooked to perfection. Good selection to choose from...More

Thank Dukenukem30
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast and were greeted by really friendly staff, we had lovely coffee and our breakfast was cooked to perfection. Great stop if you are passing through on a long journey.

Thank Charlotte P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My regular stop when traveling from New Plymouth north. Always nice and quality coffee and a great variety of snacks. My favourite is the custard square, which is served with cream. In summer it is nice to sit outside on the covered deck or on...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here on our way to New Plymouth - they have a good selection of cabinet food and large menu as well. We both really enjoyed our Americano coffees with cake and muffin.

Thank njp67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lunch this week - very popular with other travellers. warm staff, quick service, tasty food. my nacho stack (with lasange sheets instead of corn chips) was delicious, my friend's salmon risotto ball needed more salmon, our shared almond croissant with meringue topping - yip, i'll...More

Thank kathy a
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on our driving holiday through NZ & the food was delicious however it was quite expensive for what it was was. I had the bean & vegie stuffed kumara, hubby & kids had curly fries & beef nachos & all were...More

Thank JellyCom
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Stopped on way from Hamilton to the Naki. Amazing range of food, served with smiles and style. Excellent coffee as well. Take the time to check it out.

Thank deirdre h
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

They advertise delicious food and they are RIGHT! Wow, great variety of wonderful, tasty, healthy food. Vegetarian and gluten-free options. Friendly staff, and beautiful decoration and surroundings. Overall, a delightful experience.

Thank CatiaBatalha
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Right on highway with parking and toilets next door. Great ambience with good clientele. But food could be better. Pulled pork burger looked sad. All day breakfast did not have any charm. Chicken filo parcel was ok. Please polish up.

Thank Aspi123
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Was driving from New Plymouth to Auckland and told to come her for our lunch stop! Upon arrive it was super busy and all the counter food looked delicious, we ordered, sat down outside and waited not too long for our food. I had the...More

Thank Jamel O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $18
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Moa Street, Piopio 3912, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Piopio
  • Phone Number: +64 7-877 8822
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The Fat Pigeon is a purposely built cafe brillantly located next to Kara Park at the north end of Piopio. We offer a wide range of freshly made cafe fare, complemented by Ozone coffee. We have cabinet food as well as a board menu. Indoor and outdoor seating plus a play area for the littlies, and a sandpit outside. Possibly the best stopping point on the road to Taranaki.
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