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Kai Whakapai Cafe and Bar

) #8 of 64 Restaurants in Wanaka $$ - $$$ , Cafe,
Ardmore St, Wanaka 9192, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7795
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (50 reviews)
“french toast” (11 reviews)
“eggs benny” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Ardmore St, Wanaka 9192, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 673 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really bustling little cafe. Food was good, coffee was better. Service was efficient and super friendly. Has a really nice comfortable feel. Love to go back.

Thank Pmack5
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ate at Kai a few days ago with friends and everyone left satisfied. Two ate from the all day/breakfast menu and were very impressed with the poached eggs on both the Benny and big breakfast dishes. Another had a salad and roll from the deli...More

Thank MatchstickTraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago

It looked to be a very busy and popular cafe. The service was friendly and coffee was very good. The best part of our visit was the amazing slice I picked out from the display on top of the counter. I think it was called...More

Thank annylou1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Anytime you're in Wanaka, you HAVE to visit this place. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, you'll love it! The atmosphere is great - inside or out. Had dinner indoors to escape the cold, tried the pasta and pizza - they were delicious. Had breakfast outdoors to enjoy...More

Thank stubbyytoes
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here for breakfast one morning. Menu wasn't massive but little to choose in terms of dietary requirements (dairy and meat free).

Thank Daniela P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An awesome little place in wanaka a must for a lunch/dinner. This place has a good atmosphere and the food was great although on the expensive side.

Thank John A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was recommended this place and I was not disappointed. Good local beers on tap and the Venison pizza was amazing.

Thank James W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a good meal here. Can be crowded at times but worth it for the great food and coffee. Recommend heading upstairs for a bit more space and quiet.

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only had a hot chocolate and hubby had a chocolate cappuccino but oh my they were beyond amazing!!! Was busy and heard good things from locals so definitely give it a try!

Thank xxallyx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Benedict Eggs and in my opinion the best ones in town. Best breakfast in Wanaka. We had come back and it is always good.

Thank kenya l
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Hayleybudd244
2 June 2017|
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Response from Roger N | Property representative |
yes, there are a couple of options that can be made vegan if you make if we change a couple of ingredients and you can always make up a breakfast by adding together some side dishes :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ardmore St, Wanaka 9192, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 7795
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