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Breakers Cafe and Bar

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St Hill Streets, Whanganui 5001, New Zealand
+64 6-345 0955
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing visit we arrvied about half 5 they were not busy. I was told however there would be a wait for food enquired as to how long was told half an hour. After an hour I asked where our order was was told it's on the way, after a 10 more minutes I asked for a refund and was... More 

Thank Fray G
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Have eaten in many Breakers restaurants and this one is as good as any, food is not over priced great menu and a liquor licence if you have a thirst good service polite staff.

Thank Joe G
Whakatane, New Zealand
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This was meal very much as I had expected. A no thrills buffet Xmas dinner. There was a reasonable selection. The tables were however presented better than I had expected.

Thank 01Tricky
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great value breakfast & also they offer a varied selection. Friendly helpful staff are always on hand.. Nice to start the day reading the daily paper provided..... of what's happening in the local community, or look over a magazine while enjoying a cuppa. They open early which can be helpful & close late & well priced. It's a good value... More 

Thank Sue T
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We had three meals there and found that it is excellent value for money. The staff is very friendly and helpful. look out for the daily specials :-) great

Thank _birgitdome
Hawera, New Zealand
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Came to Breakers on a whim not expecting much. Have been to ones in the past that left me extremely underwhelmed. This one was a pleasant surprise however. Polite, friendly service which was brilliant. There were a bunch of families in which was cool to see. The music seemed repetitive, how many times can you play Celine Dion? The food... More 

Thank SilicoJack
Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Open early and closing late this delicious and reasonably priced bar and bistro is a good option for a drink in the downtown quarter. Food is reasonable and hearty and service was great. You can also request room service back to the Grand Hotel

Thank kiwicanoz
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Would be a great atmosphere if the food was decent but it is absolutely disgusting. New chef and menu would be ideal.

1 Thank Maia B
1 review
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I have had three meals on different occasions and they have all been great and very good value for money. The bar and dining area have real historic atmosphere about them. I can highly recommend the grand for group and business gatherings. They also offer pub lunches.

Thank Riverlandfamilypark
Halifax, Canada
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We sat down and got right back up and wen to the pub. They food was served from the same kitchen and wasn't great. Not good value for dollar.

Thank ketchwave

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Hill Streets, Whanganui 5001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 0955

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