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Hislops Wholefood Cafe

) #8 of 36 Restaurants in Kaikoura $$ - $$$ Cafe, Soups,
33 Beach Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6971
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Beach Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 May 2015

This is the cafe we stop at on our way through Kaikoura. It's on the main road and easy to spot. Last visit we had a lovely bowl of wedges, made with home grown agria potatoes. Child friendly too.

Thank mary h
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We loved the place and people working there. Coffee was always lovely and the sweet muffins my absolutely favourite. I had them every time we went to Hislops Cafe. Very friendly atmosphere. Thank you!

Thank winylake
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

I had a meal here tonight and it was amazing! I would definitely recommend this place to everyone. The service was outstanding and the waitresses were lovely n even made the effort to have a conversation with you. I had the seafood fettuccini and the...More

Thank Coops0102
Reviewed 12 April 2015

We went there for brunch and were not disappointed. All the food is organic and although prices were a bit on the high side the food was presented well and was very tasty.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We called into Hislops on the way to Nelson for a coffee and bite to eat. Very warm welcome and didn't have to wait long for coffee so we could continue on our journey. There is a large range of food and drink in a...More

Thank RoseandTrevor
Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

Came here for the chowder and wasn't disappointed. Bit expensive with 18dollars a bowl and charging an extra dollar for an extra slice of bread, bit mean!

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We chose this restaurant because of the good reviews and we had a vegan in our group. They had nice vegan dishes in addition to the lamp chops and fish gumbo which very good. Service was awful. Took 20 minutes to bring the bread. One...More

Thank clarkelovetotravel
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I have seen reviews on this place and always been keen to try it out. It has an amazing selection of gluten free, dairy free and vegan food. The menu was awesome with heaps of dishes I would have happily chosen. I had the falafel...More

Thank GF_adventurer_NZ
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Says it all. Poor coffee and badly made with indifferent service. Food was OK but how did it get to be Number 6 on the recommended list?

Thank Polyzaami
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We had several meals here while staying in Kaikoura and found everything delicious - the fish chowder was exceptionally tasty and packed with goodies. We also had an excellent seafood pasta - thoroughly recommended if you're in Kaikoura.

1  Thank Jenny F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Beach Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6971
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