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The Big Orange

) #18 of 65 Restaurants in Whanganui ££ - £££ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
Victoria Ave, Whanganui, New Zealand
+64 6-348 4449
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Victoria Ave, Whanganui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Coffee was hot and strong and not to much froth they made GF plus DF muffins the service was excellent,why waiting for our order a very nice young man came to the table with three glasses and a bottle of water and poured our water...More

Thank elainec0x
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went inside and were told they do table service but can give our coffee order right now, which is a great idea! We then went and sat outside. A staff member bought out a bottle of water and glasses then shortly bought out our...More

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Went for lunch with a group. Food was average. Had the kumera and brie soup. Couldn't taste anything except the chillies. Disappointing.

Thank peggyfittes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Dirty old pub. Dark and not very clean. Not a nice atmosphere to eat breakfast.. girl behind counter was a bit grumpy too or maybe just not very friendly..

Thank cassandraathena
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Evening main meal very small portions & so overpriced for what we got. Very disappointing would not be going there any time soon.

Thank scooter2011
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Great place, great coffee and staff what more could you ask for, if I'm down that way again I will be back there

Thank monnie321
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our way home from a night at WOMAD. Had my first REAL coffee here after a decent search in New Plymouth! We were extremely well looked after by FOH guy & my Caesar Salad was perfect..... (hard to find!) We brought some...More

Thank leigh h
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for coffee and snack. Very efficient service and great coffee, fresh cooking. This time a tasty cheese scone. Nice spot to sit outside and good parking outside.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We had a great dinner at the Big Orange. Service was prompt and courteous. The place needs some upkeep on the inside though.

Thank ron455
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The manager, staff and general appearance suggested that they'd all had a hard night the previous evening. The manager needed a shower and shave and some clean, neat clothes, the serves was slack and our meal became cold in the kitchen waiting for service. The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Ave, Whanganui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-348 4449
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