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Hislops Wholefood Cafe

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33 Beach Road, Kaikoura, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6971
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Wed - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food at Hislops was beautiful, we all had the Potato and feta Rosti. Our waitress was extremely attentive, only down side is that we weren't served water and had to ask for it. It wasn't busy, but that's to be expected after the earthquake! Fully recommend for anybody stopping for lunch!

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Kaiapoi
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really nice location, able to sit at tables under verandah, great choice of meals even for vegos !! Staff really nice and informative. Good coffee - really enjoyed the meal.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cafe and staff were all very nice. My breakfast (Bacon and Eggs) was nice but really had no wow to it and was pretty small for the price. I loved the bread though and that everything is organic, nice touch.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch having heard this place made meals from scratch and was not disappointed. This place is excellent value for money for food. I was however disappointed with the coffee. Common to a lot of places they can probably make any coffee and milk combination because drinkers add sugar and it's more flavored hot milkshake then coffee. Us... More 

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Thank Robert J
Rangiora, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove up to Kaikoura to support the town and had the most delicious lunch here at Hislops Cafe. The Lentil burger and Potato Rosti were a great pick! We were sad when the meal was finished it was so yummy! The atmosphere and service was top notch to! Coastal road was no fuss at all. Highly recommend a visit. We'll... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Eggs avocado harissa smash. Delicious! Feta makes it perfect. Hash browns delightful. Full of delicious herbs! Good service too

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Thank Quintin S
Geraldine, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We often stop off at this cafe because they have great coffee. We also had a delicious lemon meringue pie slice with it. Decadent but lovely.

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Thank Hawean
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited Hislops while staying in the Top 10 Holiday Park across the road. We went for breakfast and had some delicious poached eggs - service was great and we felt very welcome. Would definitely go back again.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great lunch. The seeing is nice and the staff were very friendly. Food was awesome, everything, including wedges, were well done. Coffee was also good

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A group of 10 walked in for breakfast. No booking and we were seated quickly by a friendly girl on the door. It all went down hill from here... Our waitress (Italian girl) wasn't great from the start, she was not particularly friendly and it took ages to order (she seemed to have trouble with her computer order pad). The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Cuisine
Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?