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soul food

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
69 Hautapu Street, Taihape 4720, New Zealand
+64 6-388 0176
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“curly fries” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
69 Hautapu Street, Taihape 4720, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice venue, staff were polite enough. But concerns about how inefficient they were.... Just ordered food from the cabinet but it took ages to be delivered. Coffee came at the same time but it was colder than you'd expect. Food was mislabeled, and unfortunately a...More

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have delighted in the beautiful cakes that we have bought from Soul Cafe on numerous occasions when passing through Taihape. Yesterday we chose a piece of the Louise Cake - what a treat! So impressed that we went back and bought 4 more pieces....More

Thank mikerans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2 x bacon and egg bene's and a couple of hot drinks. Yum and very generous sized meals. Lovely fresh homemade bread from the looks and taste, bacon, hash browns and two eggs. Very nice. Staff are lovely and polite. Would definitely stop in again.

Thank 622suziej
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Good good Coffee good Rude , Rude staff... I spilt my coffee , had to ask for serviette to clean up , rude staff pointed yes pointed at a cabinet in the cafe and said over there ... I asked " sorry where did you...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We had lunch in this cafe in late July as we travelled around new zealand. As we entered my son told me one of the staff was glaring at me which I hadn't noticed. While the food was fairly good the service when I went...More

Thank travelfunky
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Great coffee & lemon muffin. Friendly staff. Good service & clean Was a quick stop on the way to Taupo .

Thank 66Seymour
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I had baked beans on toast for only $6.00 It was presented well with tomato and bean sprout. Beans cooked perfectly. 10/10. Coffee had the extra with a jaffa on top. My husband had open beef sandwich and the chips were the crispiest I have...More

Thank Anne255371
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Had been to Soul Food previously and was impressed with friendly atmosphere and great food so it was on our 'must return' list. Was a little disappointed this time (maybe there has been a change of ownership), the menu blackboard on the wall had many,...More

Thank rhonddon
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Travelling from Palmerston North to Taupo and fancied some good tucker. Loved the name and could tell it would be good by the number of people inside. Can recommend the fish and chips, cappuccino and cakes. Friendly service and reasonable prices.

Thank piggy1959
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Wanted bacon and eggs for breakfast and was not dissapointed with Big Breakfast that had all the trimmings. Good value and service with a smile.

Thank Chelmswood M
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Hautapu Street, Taihape 4720, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Rangitikei District  >  Taihape
  • Phone Number: +64 6-388 0176
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