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Red Eye Cafe

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96 Guyton Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 5646
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06:30 - 15:30
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Mon - Sat 06:30 - 15:30
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WHANGANUI
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always welcoming tempting food . If you are a regular they know your name and order. Tourist are helped with choices. Coffee is excellent.

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Thank MikiWhanganui
Whanganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Every time I get a coffee from this cafe, I take one sip and feel happiness. Flavour is rich and has depth. Coffee beans are very fresh and the machine is obviously well maintained. Thanks for making my day

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Thank blondy120
Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

It was a small flat white and I was tasting it for 20kms drive. And time and distance did not make it any better than average. Maybe it was a small single shot but the milk flavour killed the coffee flavour and smell. Which is a bit unusual for NZ coffee as most places serve a double shot. Next time... More 

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Thank jembury
Hamilton, New Zealand
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535 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Whenever I visit Wanganui, I always relish picking up a flat white from this great little cafe. The cafe staff are bright and friendly. There is a small range of cabinet food including muffins, slices, savouries in addition to a menu for cooked dishes. However, I score an excellence award for the consistently high standard of the coffee. It is... More 

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Thank Marque01
Napier
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Have had breakfast here about 4 times, food and service is satisfactory. Only complaint is having asked if there was a dominion to read and been told it hadn't arrived yet it was suddenly available when a regular patron arrived. Benefit of doubt first and second time but by the third this happened I had enough of being lied to.

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1 Thank D B
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

Brilliant musical retro décor with vinyl record covers adorning the walls and a focus on the 80s! Great coffee, delicious slices and will modify the menu a bit for difficult customers (like me!). They also have free wifi, just ask for the password when you order.

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Thank marianne a
Whanganui, New Zealand
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

Had a quick stop over at the Red Eye as I was waiting for an appointment across the road. I ordered a coffee and bacon sandwich to kick start the day. The coffee was really good and the bacon sammie was one of the best. The café itself was clean with a mixture of modern and old furniture. Service was... More 

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Thank Rick_and_Hori
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Red Eye has wonderful strong coffee great food friendly staff who take the time to know the names of their regulars and make everyone feel at home. One of top 3 coffee makers in town

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Thank Larry T
Whanganui, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2014

sloping floor, new location, seating on the 'downlow' not comfy for us fatties. Aioli was drizzled on food..should've been a choice (not like aioli). Bagel was excellent. Next time..yes :) we will sit on the other side of the room. Love that it isn't overcrowded with tables, do miss the 'outside' of the previous location.

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Thank ladibom
Hamilton, New Zealand
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535 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

I called in to this awesome little cafe for an early morning coffee. I ended up also having a bacon butty with a piping hot Havana flat white.This place has a great atmosphere,friendly staff,clean and good selection of food. This will definitely be a destination for me when next in Wanganui!

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Thank Marque01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 15:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 15:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 15:30
Thursday
06:30 - 15:30
Friday
06:30 - 15:30
Saturday
06:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Guyton Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 5646

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