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Kaikoura Food Company

94 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 7160
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fudge” (22 reviews)
“wedges” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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31 - 40 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 7 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

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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 3 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 3 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
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Always friendly, welcoming staff, great food, extensive menu choices, plenty of dining space, and a couple of lovely soft settees where you can sit and sip coffee, watching the day go by or read the paper or magazines. It is situated on Beach Road, which...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 7 February 2014

We were wandering around Kaikoura looking for somewhere to eat and stumbled upon the Kaikoura Food company. It looked really inviting so we went in and our minds were blown by the amount of choices of fudge there was available! We treated ourselves to some...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Have been here a few times now. Good service, my husband really enjoyed his wedges, and my BLT was pretty good too, although I would have preferred the chips a little more crunchy. Cafe is clean and inviting, with outside seating available.

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 19 October 2013

We went in a few times during our stay in Kaikoura. The food (we had the wedges with sour cream and the venison burger) were both excellent. The beetroot relish in the burgers worked very well. They also do excellent iced chocolate and will do...More

Thank ruthe451
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Perfect eggs bene x 2 and great coffee to accompany. Clean and spacious cafe with prompt and efficient service.

Thank Tracey R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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