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Hislops Wholefood Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, Soups,
33 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6971
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“lentil burger” (12 reviews)
“carrot cake” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
33 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The space is nice and warm for a winter visit. The food was good but nothing spectacular. Had the soup of the day and the rosti. The soup was nice and a good portion. The Rosti was good but not filling. Would probably go back...More

Thank Kiranpreet K
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Good cafe, with a nice atmosphere and friendly and efficient staff. Just had a coffee and a delicious muffin for morning tea. Will return to try out the lunch menu another day.

Thank SteveC_NZ
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast options and good coffee. Lovely sitting outside in winter sun. Dog was welcome outside to join us.

Thank ChestyGriz
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Stopped in for lunch on a nice day. Decided on something light and had the Soup Plate which consisted of the soup of the day (tomato) and a ham sandwich. Both were tasty and hit the spot. It can get quite crowded, but the service...More

Thank Janlyn-60
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Called in on our way home from Christchurch as we have done on numerous occasions. Had soup fries cake came to $39:50 Food was OK nothing special and service was slow and mediocre. Prices are way up there for what is on offer. Will not...More

Thank Russell M
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Didn't get off to a good start. The lady that walked in behind me knew the girl at the desk so I was ignored. I waited a bit and sat myself down. Had to go and asked to be served the staff just kept on...More

Thank Cebbd
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We were looking for healthy but yummy food that and that us what we got. Food and service was great and we also loved the look and ambience. Each member of the family enjoyed their food and I could recommend this place all round.

Thank Robbies777
Reviewed 5 May 2016

After our Whale Watch adventure we needed a decent lunch and perfect coffee and stopped at Hislop's. What a good choice! Sitting outside in the shade our lunch was served. A seafood Chowder and the Salmon Quesadilla. To finish we shared a piece of carrot...More

Thank Journeycreator
Reviewed 17 April 2016

I've only been here twice and the first time, everyone at the table was really surprised about the small quantity we were served. Realistically though, it was organic and wholefood so we didn't actually need a whole lot of it and it was nice to...More

Thank BilzPayEm
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Delicious breakfasts had by four women who are NZers. Great service, but the price of coffee the most expensive any of us have experienced in NZ ... More than a dollar more. And it was the same in two other cafes we tried. Why?

Thank abundant58
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26 January 2018|
Response from hedgefund007 | Reviewed this property |
Yep, they are open for dinner. But not till very late, I think.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6971
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