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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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best coffee in town however it is really only for takeaway trade, very little seating. Small range of food, just about all sweet stuff.

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Thank Graham Y
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife loves great coffee and she snifds out the best place wherever we visit...which for Westport was here.

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Thank Condormr
Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came expecting decent coffee, got a cup of warm insipid milk beverage that may or may not have had some actual coffee in it - as it's all takeaway, we were back in the car and driving before we realized how bad it was

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Thank LadyA70
Dunedin, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great little takeaway coffee bar with lovely baking and a must visit gallery. We bought a beautiful picture of a Tui and enjoyed the best coffee in Westport, which certainly lifted our spirits on a wet West coast day.

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Thank AlanF182
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in for an early morning coffee before we ventured out to the seal colony. What a neat place to pick up a takeaway coffee!!! Really enjoyed browsing around all the art and nifty things while waiting for coffee to be made and of course most important THE COFFEE WAS GREAT

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Thank Kiwikimm
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Great coffee, friendly service and a lovely little gallery to look around while you wait for the coffee.

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Thank chab186220
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great coffee and a gorgeous wee gallery of local art and photography. Combined with super friendly staff, you can't go wrong. This is a take out spot, though so don't be expecting to linger!

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Thank Sarah_Pallett
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing coffee and service every time I visit. I love how they make their own chocolate sauce for the hot chocolates and mochaccino. Lovely homemade baking and beautiful photography and gifts to choose from too.

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Queenstown
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Great little gallery and espresso bar. Best flat white I have had on the West Coast :) An extra bonus was the home baked goodies!! The Caramel Oat Slice is heaven, as are the little bliss balls. Whilst waiting for my coffee, there is so much cool stuff to look at! Amazing photos & gift ideas! Recommend anyone visiting Westport... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Came here 6 months ago, and thought fondly and often of the coffee... Couldn't wait to come back and have some more. A few nice words across the counter, and some interesting pieces on the wall. Will come back again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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?