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Red barn Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand
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Thornton Road, Whakatane, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice big breakfast of bacon eggs and sausages with toast and coffee. Reasonable prices and a bakery onsite if you want something to take away.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for brunch with the family. We all thought it was nice. They make there own pies and I must say they are very tasty. I tried the potato top. Not a huge selection of other food to order but makes deciding a lot easier haha. Everything my party ordered was well prepared. The outdoor seating is very relaxing and... More 

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Thank burgerrings
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our pies soft drinks and the friendly service in this rural location. A good place for lunch if you are passing by.

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Thank ChiefsBTB
Whakatane, New Zealand
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Take a moment to visit The Red Barn, Don and his team will make you feel very welcome. Food is all prepared and baked on the premises. Awesome sweets like the vanilla slice - you'll talk about it for years! Worth a visit? Definitely!

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Thank topplan
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a coffee here, which was nice. Then preordered a pumpernickel loaf for collection the next day. It was a nice loaf of bread, but not pumpernickel. Not heavy at all, and not dense. More like a wholemeal loaf. Disappointed.

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Thank jenpepcheeki
Maroochydore, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Always enjoy going to the Red Barn Cafe for morning tea. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The coffee is very delicious and a lovely selection to choose from for morning tea or lunch.

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Thank Rhonda E
Whakatane, New Zealand
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great low GI bread. Recommend the roast beef sandwich with carmelized onions - yum! Also a great little shop next door full of locally produced art and crafts. Well worth a look around!

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Thank krison2ur
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Both BLT and Ploughmans lunch were amazing. Didn't leave any room for the delicious looking sweet treats in the cabinet! Highly recommend.

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Thank Amy M
Tauranga, New Zealand
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Have passed this business many times with the intention of stopping there 'next time'. It turned out to be pretty underwhelming. Food was like warm and pretty tasteless and the coffee certainly wasn't up there.

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Thank Chris T
Papamoa, New Zealand
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Always a pleasure to visit, great cafe food and drinks, beautiful setting outside Whakatane. Friendly and helpful staff and the food is always fresh.

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Thank PommiesLtd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thornton Road, Whakatane, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane

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