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The Wholemeal Cafe

60 Commercial Street, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
+64 3-525 9426
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“great coffee” (25 reviews)
“cafe” (65 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
60 Commercial Street, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 239 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food always seems tasty and wholesome. Have always found staff there excellent but last time the young woman taking orders rolled her eyes in exasperation because I asked mistakenly asked for cheese cake when I wanted carrot cake and it was inconvenient for her!! Before...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 1 week ago

very "alternative" place in an old cinema (or theatre?) in the main street. Has a real good selection of healthy and homemade food, very tasty! Really nice to sit and to have a chat or to watch people

Thank tomHD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always stop for a cup of coffee at the least at the Wholemeal, it's always good service, friendly staff and a wide ran

Thank Stevefinch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the fastest service but it was very busy at the time we had our lunch there. Good meal, nothing to complain.

Thank amisescu
52scorpio, Owner at The Wholemeal Cafe, responded to this review

Nothing to complain is good , hopefully next time will be awesome, thanks for taking the time to make a positive revue

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Nice atmosphere, good service, great soy-milk coffee. Nice but pretty ordinary food. Bustling with locals and tourists.

Thank JulieW1165
52scorpio, Owner at The Wholemeal Cafe, responded to this review

thanks for taking the time to write a positive revue , we will work on the food ,

Reviewed 6 April 2017

We had Wholemeal cafe recommended to us by family so were keen to try it on our arrival in Takaka. I ordered the salmon quiche with a green side salad and my husband ordered one of the specials, calamari with a green risotto. He enjoyed...More

Thank Jan M
52scorpio, Owner at The Wholemeal Cafe, responded to this review

thanks for taking the time to write a revue , sorry we were not up to scratch on the day , made worse by having expectations , we will have to work on our act , there is a lot of competition in takaka so...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere what Cafe should vibe like. Do not miss this great food/ coffee experience in the main road of Takaka

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We had morning tea - tea, coffee and great savory muffins - and took away some quiche for a picnic lunch. Good coffee, great food and excellent service. We sat outside in the sun and read the paper and soaked up the atmosphere. We just...More

Thank htomkins
52scorpio, Owner at The Wholemeal Cafe, responded to this review

thanks for taking the time to make a very positive revue , always appreciated

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived here about 2:30 pm and the cabinet was on the empty side after lunch we opted for the Carrot cake and coffee. What's not to like. The menu looks interesting and should we return will give it another go. Nice vibe about the...More

Thank teddybear2009
52scorpio, Owner at The Wholemeal Cafe, responded to this review

thanks we appreciate the revue , glad you like my cafe

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Extremely good food and Ice Cream bar in small, attached store in front. This is the only real breakfast option open at 7AM and we were delighted with the food. Full breakfast was very tasty and green smoothie was superb. Very satisfied with our visit.

Thank J S
52scorpio, Owner at The Wholemeal Cafe, responded to this review

thanks for taking the time to make a positive revue on my cafe

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Commercial Street, Takaka 7110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Golden Bay  >  Takaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-525 9426
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