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Mint Cafe and Bar

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1-5 Maria Place, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-348 4808
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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waitress that served us was most likely the rudest waitress that has served me in my life. The pizzas were so expensive for what they were, hardly any toppings or flavour. Food and coffees (which were burnt) took so long to come out considering the amount of people that were there. Definitely won't be returning.

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Thank DaeleeH
Petworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious breakfast, nice environment, great coffee, friendly welcome and somewhere for little ones to play.

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Thank esmivram
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Visited twice during stay. Order a burger on one visit. Not impressed at all. For the price I'd expect something better. Greasy and not of hospitality standard

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Thank AK-Food-Lover
Whanganui, New Zealand
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We decided on lunch at Mint today as we haven't been for a while. There's always a good selection of options on the menu and I was impressed they offered an add-on to the listed menu when I was discussing what I'd prefer. Nice attention to detail. Our coffees were excellent and the food was tasty and plentiful. Only quibble... More 

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Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Was a little disappointed when we could only order from cabinet but the food was delicious and good staff

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Thank 327aaron
Whanganui, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

With the small outdoor playground, this is a favourite cafe (on a fine day) when going out for a coffee with the tribe in tow. The only downside is the giant tv screens which distract them from their milkshakes when they're inside. I can't say my husband and I enjoyed coming for dessert one night, though, as the environment was... More 

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Thank C_and_S2017
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

On Saturday we had my neice birthday brunch here. The food was delicious, with our requests for things that weren't part of the standard menu being met without hesitation. The food was delivered promptly and our group made to feel welcome from the minute we went through the door. A wonderful environment and a place that I would definitly return... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

The ribs here are amazing! Juicy, finger licking good! Its family friendly, caters to large crowds and the service is spot on.

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Thank ReviewsNZ
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17 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The main reason I'm reviewing Mint is to convey my disappointment with the dining experience. My friend who is Coeliac ordered a chicken burger with gluten free bun which the waiter said was available. When her meal came out it was a chicken salad and the explanation was that there were no gluten free buns. This was not communicated to... More 

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Thank Jareth L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

After much deliberation, ordered the cajun chicken burger, which after quite a long wait duly arrived along with a selection of pizzas to keep the children happy. Fries served in a small trendy looking fryer basket which served to disguise how few there were. Burger was warm, but why was there beetroot in a cajun burger ? it proceeded to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-5 Maria Place, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-348 4808

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?