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“Good food, lovely setting”
Review of Element Cafe

Element Cafe
Ranked #13 of 90 Restaurants in Whanganui
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Wellington, New Zealand
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73 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good food, lovely setting”
Reviewed 10 February 2014

We were impressed by the beauty of the building that houses the Element cafe. The food was very good and the portions were enormous. We ordered a vege side dish, and we took it home with us. The service was attentive and out overall experience was good. Nothing extrodinary, but very good none the less.

  • Visited February 2014
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English first
Devon
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260 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Not the best.”
Reviewed 2 February 2014 via mobile

Sunday night visit when options were limited and not really enjoyable, food did not seem particularly fresh, Lamb Wellington actually not nice, smothered with cranberry sauce. I am sure there are better places!

Visited February 2014
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Thank AnthonyPit
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New Zealand
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100 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Excellent value and quality”
Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

The only thing that lets this place down is the service. It's not rude or even neglectful but just not mindful (uneducated?). The food on the other hand was outstanding, and for the price it's better than outstanding. Our mains came with the full complement of vegetables (so many places don't), portions were more than ample and most importantly everything was impeccably presented and tasted divine. The restaurant itself is beautiful too.

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1 Thank veedub72
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Canberra
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99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Best Restaraunts in Town”
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We were in Wanganui for one night and were very impressed with this restaurant. The food, presentation and service is of a very high standard.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Liz_Aussie
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Wanganui
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic quality food!”
Reviewed 10 December 2013

My partner and I have been back time and time again. We have been here for dinner, lunch and snacks too and each time we are very impressed. Steak meal was HUGE and very tasty, cooked perfectly. Their pies are also amazing, they always have new flavours to try our favourite was the curried bacon and egg. Fantastic selection. Well priced for the amount of food you get. They always have a new dish each week to try and it’s always very tempting! Staff are very friendly and quick service.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank LuluBobson
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