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The Training Cafe

25 Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui 3920, New Zealand
+64 7-895 7541
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“young people” (3 reviews)
“great idea” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Steakhouse, Pizza, Fast food, British, Healthy
$$ - $$$
25 Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui 3920, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Home baked food. Pies good. Average prices. Worst feature of the training cafe is the lack Lustre service. A welcome would be appreciated. Weka brand coffee is good. If this is training people in hospitality it is a super idea but first rule in hospitality...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome service, creative idea making a cafe for people to learn how to wait and cook, fantastic food. Will certainly come again!

Thank Amelia2407
Reviewed 18 February 2017

A late morning snack brought me in for coffee and a muffin. My savoury muffin was bacon, cheese and tomato and came straight from the oven. I sat on a couch with my puzzle book and relaxed. The decor was restful and I was very...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Very well cooked breakfast with generous servings. Eggs cooked to perfection. All reasonably priced and served with a smile. Good place to stop if hungry in Taumaranui.

Thank SimonPut
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

You have not lived if you didn't stop at this lovely cafe and tried the most awesome banoffe pie, Neenish tart and custard square made on the premises by amazing local baker

Thank NasDar
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Stopped here for breakfast before leaving town as it was close to the hotel. Ordered straightaway and sat down. Only one other customer there. Food and service were both mediocre. It's hard to stuff up bacon and eggs. Realized before leaving that this is a...More

Thank ColoradoHighlander
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We called in on our way home after a long weekend in Auckland. Very hungry and not a lot to choose from we decided to give The Training Cafe a go. What a mistake.Greeted well and order taken.Informed there were no hash browns and would...More

1  Thank DibblesA
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Labour Weekend Monday 2016. Stopped at The Training Cafe for brunch. Upon ordering 2 x big breakfasts we were told that they had run out of hash browns - really? why didn't they send a staff member to the supermarket to get more? In place...More

2  Thank nzkeg
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Found food to be very good as with service, took a few minutes to arrive at table, good quality and prices.

Thank theateam33
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

So went to training cafe and ordered chicken burger and chips. I got curly fries! I never asked for these. Then was told they didn't have normal chips. My partner ordered fish meal. He got a piece of fish that tasted yuk and floury. Over...More

1  Thank traceyr27
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  • Food
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Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 25 Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui 3920, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Taumarunui
  • Phone Number: +64 7-895 7541
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