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Gibbys Cafe

194 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825, New Zealand
+64 3-789 8453
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (9 reviews)
“whitebait” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
194 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Will always pop into this café for a little bite to eat. Down to earth home made food at reasonable prices!

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 28 February 2018

had a tea and my wife a coffee...we are Scottish and ..Kiwis always say English Breakfast tea...I say ...oh no have you not got any Scottish Breakfast Tea or NZ tea...which always gets a bit of a laugh....I said this here and the waitress didn't...More

Thank Macarsovitch
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Had a very late lunch. Busy cafe but staff were friendly and the food very tasty. Nice and clean and obviously a very popular cafe.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Juices, coffees, tearooms rolled into one, quite popular in the day, and crowded at times with tourists

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Dropped in here for breaky, 2 days. The 'All Day' breaky was filling and well worth it. You can get a range of eats including juices, coffees, patries and sandwitches.

Thank Shinester888
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Great service, good buggers. Fantastic coffee and pretty darned good tucker. There was a bit of a wait, due to a heatwave and the demand for icecreams but it was well worth it.

Thank webw0rx
Reviewed 9 January 2018

from the outside it looks like any other cafe, but it's what's on the plate that counts and this popular cafe delivers on that. Home made, not reheated, foods that strike a right note. Not the cheapest in town, (by a long chalk), but worth...More

Thank majnz
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We stopped here for lunch while travelling through on New Years Day. One of the few cafes open on the public holiday. Nice selection of bakery items and freshly made sandwiches. Tasty and fast - perfect for a quick lunch stop!

Thank Mewett_Family
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Staff are always friendly and food is exceptional ! Best place to stop in Westport for breakfast or lunch !! Highly recommend !!

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Popular local eating spot. All the basics plus whitebait sandwiches. Seafood chowder also very good. Right on the main street of Westport. Plenty of seating. Toilet.

Thank Helen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +64 3-789 8453
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Gibby's Cafe - the bright green cafe on the corner of Palmerston & Brougham streets. Breakfast menu available all day. Gluten free and vegetarian options available. Come try one of Gibby's famous homemade pies or a world famous West Coast whitebait pattie. Plenty of fresh homemade baking to choose from in our cabinet selection to go with one of our delicious hot coffees made to your liking! For a great fruit and vege health kick, refuel with one of our freshly squeezed jucies! . Smoothies, thickshakes and milkshakes all come in a range of flavours. Lots of food options available in our cabinets as well as a Takeaway menu.
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