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Wild Coast Cafe

) #5 of 5 Restaurants in Punakaiki Cafe,
4300 SH 6, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
+64 7311122
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Overview
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good15%
  • Average25%
  • Poor30%
  • Terrible20%
27 Apr 2017
“Miserable staff, obviously unhappy working there. Expensive coffee”
2 Jan 2017
“Comfortable on a wet day”
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Cafe, New Zealand
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4300 SH 6, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

We did the walkway which was fantastic. And thought we would grab a coffee to takeaway. Bad choice! A small coffee costs $4.90 plus you pay an extra 50 cents for the cup. No one smiled. Obviously need new management to change the culture. Liven...More

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The food was bordering on average, the coffee was okay and the system of getting your own food was a little bit annoying but the staff was nice and helpful. Overall not the best place to go for lunch but not a horrible experience.

Thank dorthabell
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were made welcome for morning tea with coffee and brownies. It was well patronised with lots of crafts for sale. A car park was handy to this area.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We were a little bit disappointed as our coffees were on the higher range of what we normally pay in NZ but were not hot and although the people there were on the whole polite and friendly did not seem interested in fixing the problem...More

1  Thank Kiwimoving
Reviewed 17 February 2015

This cafe serves excellent food! It's just a shame that it isn't open at night because there isn't a lot of competition for The Tavern and I think the Wild Coast Cafe would give visitors an excellent alternative.

Thank Darceeboy
Reviewed 9 May 2014

It was very quiet when we popped in but we were treated warmly and we had a freshly made muffin and some delicious coffees. The soy milk was steamed to perfection!

Thank Thehungrycatipilar
Reviewed 29 March 2014

I don't normally review cafes but this one was absolutely awful. I payed $6 for a coffee that was luke-warm, and had to pick it up myself even though I was the only person in the cafe. Loved Punakaiki and the area though, shame about...More

2  Thank themarcusfish-gc
Reviewed 27 March 2014

The coffee here is some of the worst I have ever had. The service was only slightly better. The food was ok.

3  Thank David I
Reviewed 27 March 2014

One of the most appalling cafe's I have had the misfortune to visit. Transient workers who were more interested in playing practical jokes with each other than acknowledge customers. Ordered a coffee and raisin toast, coffee was cold, week and watery, and the raisin toast,...More

2  Thank WorldTravller-CHC
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Was fortunate enough to go by there in good weather and when there were not lines of tourists experienced by some other reviewers. The mid-day food was tasty and wholesome but for what it was we thought very expensive, especially several dollars just for a...More

Thank Joanne C
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Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4300 SH 6, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Punakaiki
  • Phone Number: +64 7311122
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