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“Coffee with a light lunch snack”
Review of The Kitchen

The Kitchen
Ranked #36 of 207 Restaurants in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: We found this very good Vegetarian restaurant in Napier and enjoyed a lovely lunch there. This should be listed so that Vegetarian visitors to Napier, NZ know it is available. Great restaurant.
Reviewed June 10, 2014

A really pleasant cafe to the side of the Chantel's Organic Store. Coffee was great along with the food. A good selection of Vegan, vegetarian foods.
Nice atmosphere

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Thank Carie B
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Reviewed March 23, 2014

Excellent coffee, cake and fine salads. All the salad options were good and there was a good vegan selection for somewhere that doesn't describe itself as vegan. My only disappointment was no vegan cakes or cookies. The staff were helpful and service was carried out with a smile, but they could do with more at peak times as they are trying to do everything.

The shop itself is very well stocked and puts most UK shops to shame. Would definitely return again as indeed we did, going there twice in two days.

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Thank Tricia H
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Reviewed March 7, 2014

We spend every Art Deco Weekend in Napier, and we spend almost every meal at Art Deco weekend at the WholeFoods Kitchen. We're also there a couple of other times a year every year. We've tried all the other cafes and restaurants in walking distance of the waterfront, and none of them can compare for taste and selection.

The salads are amazing, the eggs with potato rosti divine, the porridge scrumptious, and the counter selection is wonderful. We aren't even vegetarian or vegan, and have no food allergies: the food is just so good we don't notice it doesn't have lots of the 'bad' stuff.

And nothing beats sitting outside at one of the sidewalk tables having a pot of their wonderful tea and the amazing lemon polenta cake or scrumptious chocolate cakes (or a macaron!) and watching the Art Deco Air Display.

I'm surprised to read other reviews saying the staff are unfriendly. They have always been fantastic when we are there, whether it is in the mad rush of ADW, or very slow in the dead of winter.

The only bad thing I can think of to say about the WholeFoods Kitchen is that it isn't in Wellington: if it was it would be our brunch regular!

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Thank JaboticabaGuava
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Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

The food is always nice and there is a great selection in the store of healthy goods. We are regulars and go there because if the food. The disappointing thing about this place is that the majority of the staff look and act like they do not want to be there. A lot of the staff are not very friendly and seem to just go through the motions.



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Reviewed February 22, 2014

Comprehensive stock of health and whole foods from around the world and well presented. Cafe and restaurant very good with excellent coffee and seating options.
System of table-numbering was all over the p,lace though, staff bringing wrong coffees over. Odd system of giving and then removing a table/order number. Simply assign each table a number and place the order to that static number.
Would go again and suggest it to others.

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Thank jgp1991
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