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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%
Travellers talk about
“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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1 - 10 of 293 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was okay but the real let down was the service , maybe he was new so will give him the benefit of the doubt, his food prep was terrible and while I asked for a water he never added it to my order...More

Thank kiwiasme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good coffee and friendly service. I had the hot cakes and was a bit disappointed as they were soaked in berry juice and were just mush, maybe put the compote to one side or in a dish. Bacon and eggs looked good.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was of a high quality and a fairly good range of choices. The service was only average - no real greeting and slow. We enjoyed our meal but didn't feel welcomed, just customers.

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Everyone was happy with service, meals and drinks. All of the food looked delicious. Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free & organic options. Enough variety for everyone to enjoy.

Thank wooly64
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This cafe has a welcoming feel and nice staff. I had the open fish sandwich with no bread and extra salad. Best salad I have had in a long time. My partner has seafood chowder and he also was very impressed. Good coffee. Inside and...More

Thank Jojococomarolita
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

My review would be a 5 star but unfortunately the service was appalling. I have worked in the hospitality service for over 20 years and today I was shocked that a waitress does not even have to say hello or smile at a customer. It...More

1  Thank Rebeccasc6
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great place to stop for Brekky they had a range of meals to suit everyone. Breakfast was amazing and everything was cooked fresh. I still miss the poached eggs from here. Hopefully when we go back to nz i will go back to this lovely...More

Thank shellzstylz
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Although a bit pricey, this place is amazing. Great service, great food, amazing place. Try the lentil burger or clam chowder. If you’re looking for a healthy option whilst in Kaikoura, you will set camp at Hislops

Thank Enrique V
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Great food options for all people. Had the poached eggs with avocado hirssa smash. Perfect taste explosion. Portion size just right and food came out promptly. Coffee was really good. Staff were happy and attentive without being intrusive. Best meal I've had in Kaikoura.

Thank ian c
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Having travelled around the South Island for 2 - 3 weeks, with my wife and two boys (9 & 7) all of which have different dietary requirements, Hislops was one of the stand out eateries we went to....sadly this was on Christmas Eve and it...More

Thank PeterBurton365
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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
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  • 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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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