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Food for Thought

131 Queen Street, Masterton 5810, New Zealand
+64 6-377 5195
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly
131 Queen Street, Masterton 5810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Like puttting on your favourite old Cardigan. The atmosphere and the food are perfectly matched. The young, upwardly mobile crowd clutching their smartphones are conspicuously absent.

Thank pmdub
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe is great for food you buy off the shelf rather than order to requirements. Good basic food.

Thank Robyn-Jane
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Over priced. Nothing special. Price was not even written legibly. Insisted to pay $4.50 when obviously it was written at $4. Cake was not very good

Thank Pei Wen L
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This cafe has been here forever. My daughter and I ate here when she was a toddler and she turned 21 yesterday. Food was average. No cooked breakfasts here. Just choose from the cold shelves or baked goods. Or the warming drawer fir hot pies,...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Friendly service always, good prices, staff are quick and efficient. Great selection of food to choose from and always tasty. Plenty of seating and always looks clean. Highly recommend.

Thank 814karinar
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great café if you want a coffee or tea with something to eat from the cabinets Good selection of cakes/savouries etc; and great prices. Magazines available to peruse while there.. Centre of Masterton on the main road, and parking right outside.

Thank Shortcat
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great coffee, food and excellent service. Yvonne you have a great cafe and I always feel welcome. Thankyou

Thank vmc636
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My wife and I were in Masterton recently and popped into fft, Food For Thought, for lunch. The menu listing the Big Breakfast caught our attention so we both ordered it and a Mocchachino each. We forgot to ask for my wife's bacon to be...More

Thank iang229
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Busy, bustling, place with good selection of food. Daily newspapers available for patrons. Coffee was a bit disappointing. My cappuccino was too milky. More like a latte with froth on top

Thank Roger F
Reviewed 21 March 2017

While wandering around Masterton we came across "Food for Thought" Very pleasant, heaps of food to choose from, staff very friendly and the coffee was good. Premises were very clean.

Thank MarieAnnNZ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Queen Street, Masterton 5810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Masterton
  • Phone Number: +64 6-377 5195
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