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Hislops Wholefood Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, Soups,
33 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6971
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“lentil burger” (9 reviews)
“carrot cake” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was so great to find a place that served HEALTHY and YUMMY food and coffee! Highly recommend the Eggs on Toast. SO GOOD! Thank you!

Thank LodgeTrackers
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is awesome. The lentil burger is delicious and so were the wedges. I also love the fact that they have a ton of coffee drink alternatives (I don’t drink coffee / caffeine) as well as a number of non-dairy options instead of milk....More

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went in for breakfast, it was lovely although the staff seemed more interested in chatting than doing their job. Decided to go back for lunch because we liked the sound of their seafood chowder, that was lovely. However, I got refused alcohol because I did...More

Thank JordanEmmaBlaid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting New Zealand & driving from Christchurch to Blenheim. We stopped at Kaikoura for lunch. Hislops was the perfect place for us! Had the open face fish sandwich & it was delicious. The Kaikoura blowhole steam beer was great! Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank JackieCary_NC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great healthy alternative to food in town. Lentil burger was delicious, as was the biodynamic wine selection.

Thank trinybop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and staff are excellent. Clean and wholesome food and beverages. Fish and steak sandwiches are delicious!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got tempted to come here as we heard it was an all organic cafe, and were blown away by the offering and overall ambience. We were presently surprised to see that such a small cafe has an extensive range of organic wines and beers,...More

1  Thank Vadventures94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable place to relax with friends and family. Excellent service. Great food and beverages. Well worth a visit.

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only had a couple of desserts and coffee but that was enough for us to conclude that this is a very special place. Lovely decor and very good people.

Thank hedgefund007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really cool cafe serving organic produce and great coffee! Also free wifi! Laid back atmosphere and good service Great place to chill and enjoy your holiday

Thank pcallesen
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25 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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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