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Whispers Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, European,
Oxford St, Levin, New Zealand
+64 6-368 7009
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Oxford St, Levin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We pop into this place whenever we are in Levin. We often have soup, cake and coffee, all of which are always excellent. This place is always busy and the staff are young and enthusiastic ... it's amazing how many tattoos there are here on...More

Thank Rodney T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was excellent. The time we waited was minimal as there was 5 of us in the group. Really tidy. Food nicely presented. Staff were very friendly.

Thank heatheralwynladd
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Has Whispers changed hands? Went there on the weekend expecting the same lovely food and fairly reasonable prices. Food was ok but not presented particularly well. Ordered one of the lovely mince pies, on previous occasions this was served with a salad and a tomato...More

Thank suebee642
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch en route to Wellington. Kids had choc brownie and caramel slice which were nice and sweet. I ordered the lasagne. Waited about 15 mins, but it was a weekend and the cafe pretty busy. The lasagne was delicious but unfortunately...More

Thank ann144
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Quick service by a pleasant staff member Coffee nice and hot but found a scone a bit on the cakey side, However, appeared a good selection of Cabinet food .

Thank kelvinh803
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Nice friendly service. Coffee Mango Passion fruit cheesecake and Rhubarb Custard cakes were nice Price on the high side though

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 6 June 2017

While passing through Levin on the main highway to wellington we found by accident a great place for a coffee break or a substantial meal. You would hardly notice this place and only by walking passed the door did we notice a large number of...More

Thank celine805
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Just go there. Great coffee, yummy food and warm atmosphere with a bit of funk. 3 day stay and went every day. It's that good.

1  Thank Jenni G
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Whispers is well loved and frequented by locals and travellers familiar with the spot. The cabinet food is consistently good. Simple and tasty. Service here is always friendly and quick and they have a couple of skilled baristas so the coffee is on point. Good...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We were a party comprising two couples on a cold day when the cafe was busy with people sheltering in a warm cafe. There was plenty of room in the cafe and the servers worked well and quickly receiving orders (eat in and takeaway). We...More

2  Thank Raewyn B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oxford St, Levin, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Levin
  • Phone Number: +64 6-368 7009
We have recently eaten at Whispers Cafe in Levin. Having breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Great meals, great variety, good amount of food and lovely friendly staff. This place seemed very popular at all times of the day over a 3 day period, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We had corn fritters with bacon and ciabatta toast for breakfast. Huge meal and very cheap we thought. And it was great to have homemade fritter. Not the mass produced frozen variety. In fact all food seemed to be be made on the premises. Highly recommended.
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