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Food for Thought

) #5 of 32 Restaurants in Masterton Cafe, , European
131 Queen Street, Masterton 5810, New Zealand
+64 6-377 5195
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly
131 Queen Street, Masterton 5810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly service always, good prices, staff are quick and efficient. Great selection of food to choose from and always tasty. Plenty of seating and always looks clean. Highly recommend.

Thank 814karinar
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great café if you want a coffee or tea with something to eat from the cabinets Good selection of cakes/savouries etc; and great prices. Magazines available to peruse while there.. Centre of Masterton on the main road, and parking right outside.

Thank Shortcat
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Great coffee, food and excellent service. Yvonne you have a great cafe and I always feel welcome. Thankyou

Thank vmc636
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My wife and I were in Masterton recently and popped into fft, Food For Thought, for lunch. The menu listing the Big Breakfast caught our attention so we both ordered it and a Mocchachino each. We forgot to ask for my wife's bacon to be...More

Thank iang229
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Busy, bustling, place with good selection of food. Daily newspapers available for patrons. Coffee was a bit disappointing. My cappuccino was too milky. More like a latte with froth on top

Thank Roger F
Reviewed 20 March 2017

While wandering around Masterton we came across "Food for Thought" Very pleasant, heaps of food to choose from, staff very friendly and the coffee was good. Premises were very clean.

Thank MarieAnnNZ
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We selected from the cabinet food for lunch. The quiche was very tasty warm nicely with a touch of salad and a very nice beetroot relish. The lamb wrap had a little too much lettuce and was too cold to really enjoy. The Earl grey...More

Thank Chris R
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Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Like stepping back in time. Food boring, mostly cabinet food. Lacks atmosphere. Noisey. I wouldn't return or take visitors there.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Enjoyed a mid day quick bite here, lovely staff very bubbly lady. Only constructive comment would be to not have tables so close to the toilet area. My family was seated by the cashier in the corner by the toilets and it was not a...More

Thank heavenlyone83
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a late breakfast. The food is homemade and fresh. Good old fashioned food.. my husband had a big breakfast and I just ate food from the cabinet.service was friendly and efficient. Loved the option of freshly made juice although I would love...More

Thank jkempy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Queen Street, Masterton 5810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Masterton
  • Phone Number: +64 6-377 5195
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