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Yellow House Cafe and Restaurant - CLOSED

243 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825, New Zealand
+64 3-789 8765
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible24%
20 Feb 2017
“Under new ownership”
25 Mar 2017
“Great restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
243 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 February 2011

Made a pitstop in Westport after reading Lonely Planet's great review on the place. We were on a roadtrip so we were happy to find out that this place offered complimentary wifi. After deciding what we wanted - pasta, we sought to ask the service...More

3  Thank cupcakegeek
bubbaWestCoast, Owner at Yellow House Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2011

Thank you for your comments, it will enable us to do a better job in the future. We would just like to address a couple of things you have stated in your review. Firstly, I did tell my partner a login in name and password...More

Reviewed 6 February 2011

Having dined there a couple of years ago and enjoyed the experience I took some visiting family for a repeat. However the waitress was untrained and not friendly the atmosphere morbid and the food medicore. This probably explained why we seemed to be the only...More

1  Thank WestportFred
Reviewed 19 January 2011

So friendly and helpful and warm, but most importantly - whitebait fritters to die for, caught and cooked by the man who took my order. For my money, it doesn't get any better than that. Thank you.

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Reviewed 9 January 2011

My wife, two young children and myself had a terrible experience at Yellow House Cafe a few weeks back. It started when we walked in the door and then it got worse from there. There was only one couple there having a coffee when we...More

2  Thank GeeeDunedin
bubbaWestCoast, Owner at Yellow House Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2011

We are very disappointed that you had such a horrible time in our cafe. As for the couple, they were having lunch and then going to have coffee once finished eating but were horrified by the way you were treating the staff. We did say...More

Reviewed 18 December 2010

Very unpleasant experience I had today at Currtino's Yellow House Cafe. From the moment we walked into the premises we did not get a friendly vibe. As I was setting up the high chair for my 15 month old daughter she quickly came over and...More

5  Thank thatgurl66
bubbaWestCoast, Owner at Yellow House Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2011

I was not going to write a response to this review but after long thought, I believe it is only fair to hear my side of the story. I am very sorry you had a very unfriendly experience in the cafe. I was very sad...More

Reviewed 17 September 2010

Owner has relaunched with an Italian themed menu which we checked out yesterday. Great selection especially salads but there are good meat & fresh fish choices too. Nice to see FRESH fish on the menu.

Thank birdsferrylodge
Reviewed 2 March 2010

The owner was in a fowl mood from the time we walked in.After snapping to my friend about making her a double shot coffee she launched at me outside as I was giving my 15month old baby some blueberries & watermellon I had brought with...More

3  Thank swinkers
annnorton, owner at Yellow House Cafe and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2010

Sorry you had a bad experience in my restaurant. As I remember, I tried to explain to you politely that I do not allow food brought onto my premises. I said that I have a kid's menu which offers fruit. Sure, I think it is...More

Reviewed 27 November 2009

I needed a fast healthy lunch this week and my usual spot was mobbed so came here. Glad I did, the salad wrap was made to order, super fresh and the homemade salad dressing on the side most welcome.There is a nice variety of things...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2008

owner is from new jersey. the best omelet i've ever had. and the only place i found in new zealand with real potatoes for breakfast. thanks.

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westport
  • Phone Number: +64 3-789 8765
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