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“Nice place for a quiet lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Pukekos Nest Cafe

Pukekos Nest Cafe
Ranked #35 of 89 Restaurants in Whanganui
Price range: US$5 - US$25
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Country style Cafe on intersection of SH3 & Rapanui Road, next to Double S Motordrome. New local family owners from October 2011. Top quality food, both Menu and cabinet at very realistic prices and looked after by friendly helpful staff. Only the best Coffee using ozone coffee roasters. Lovely relaxed atmosphere with good off road parking and suitable kids play area. We can cater for group bookings up to 45 people.
Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Nice place for a quiet lunch”
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Nice little place, friendly, helpful staff. Very tasty Eggs Benedict, Bacon & Eggs and BLT. Good value. Relaxed atmosphere.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Ladybug_nz1
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Wanganui
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7 reviews
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“Good value steaks and meals.”
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Great little restaurant, excellent food and a great steak meal, served by lovely people in very pleasant surroundings.

Visited December 2013
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Thank Maureen D
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New Zealand
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Relaxed Country Cafe, so close to the city”
Reviewed 4 November 2013

The Pukeko's Nest is a great little country cafe, just out of Whanganui (if you're travelling towards Kai-iwi Beach, or New Plymouth).
During the day it operates as a cafe, and is also open some nights for dinner. I've been to both the cafe and restaurant, and found the staff are friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed, perfect for families and friends out for a special occasion or a catch-up. My kids absolutely love going there, as they provide a kids corner inside with a toybox, and outside there is a garden area with swings and an oversize chess set.

It's fantastic on a nice day, as you can sit on the picnic tables in the garden with a chilled glass of wine..
If you're a group, it pays to book first, as the dining area is limited, and it can be quite popular on a Friday and Saturday night.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank 20wolves
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Auckland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Unexpected gem”
Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

Don't let the adjoining petrol station deter you. For the hungry traveler looking for quick good food, this Cafe delivers good food and excellent friendly service. A great variety as well.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank TimBev
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