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Kaikoura Food Company

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
94 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 7160
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (3 reviews)
“quick lunch” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
94 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 June 2015

We had breakfast here before heading home. The service was great, staff very friendly. The food and coffee were both very nice. The cafe has both indoor and ourdoor dining areas with a great view of the mountains from our table.

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We went to the food company for lunch today, what a difference the new management has made! The staff went above and beyond to accomodate for my difficult allergies (even bringing a packet of bacon out to double check the ingredients list 😊), the meals...More

Thank Kylie157
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I recently stopped here for breakfast and had one of the nicest omelletes that I have had for a long time. Fluffy and light but a little crispy on the outside. The coffee was pretty good and the staff very friendly. Will happily return when...More

Thank Bewitched11
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Open again under new management the service was with a smile the Breakfast excellent and he best tasting fries I have had for a long time

2  Thank ShellyAlain
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Only ate breakfast so cannot comment on other meals - but breakfast was very good and value for money. Pleasant and welcoming staff. Very clean

Thank SueMM186334
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Wife and I travelling through Kaikoura on the way home from a holiday overseas decided to fuel up the car which was our first mistake but then we thought we would pop into the cafe down the road a bit for a cuppa. Second mistake!!...More

2  Thank Bobalovski
kaikourafc, Owner at Kaikoura Food Company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2014

First of all, please accept our apologies for the behaviour of our staff. This is absolutely unacceptable and we have scheduled a meeting with the staff as a whole to address this issue. We take pride in being friendly cafe and are very distressed to...More

Reviewed 4 November 2014

A cold, raining Labour Day, fire out, heat pump switched off as I sat down. No wonder no one else was in there. Snarly staff and a holiday surcharge on the coffee - good coffee by the way. Pancakes breakfast/brunch - three supermarket bought pikelets...More

Thank Lou B
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We last came here in 2013 and were not impressed. However we had heard good things from other people so we decided to give them another go. There were 3 in our group and we dropped in for breakfast. So pleased we did. There is...More

Thank Kezzie K
Reviewed 30 July 2014

A lovely spot for lunch. Good, honest food. I really liked the salad with smoked chicken and bacon. Yum. And the soup was also really tasty. Simple, wholesome grub that was fairly priced. Lovely coffee and very friendly staff.

Thank radyellow
Reviewed 11 May 2014

$10 for a breakfast what a pleasure and friendly staff. I did notice 2 guys eating their breakfast outside and for some reason both got up to get something out of their car and a seagull stole their toast so beware eating outside can have...More

Thank Fozziefoster
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 7160
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