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The Village Grinder

432 Queen Street | Kuripuni, Masterton 5810, New Zealand
+64 6-370 2660
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“grinder” (11 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
432 Queen Street | Kuripuni, Masterton 5810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

a great place to eat just across from Pak and Save so parking's no trouble. The food was so good and priced well.

Thank Diane G
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Kuripuni shops actually in the corner opposite PaknSave. Very busy on a Sunday at midday as we drove through heading home. Heaps of room inside and out, big and small tables. Blackboard menu and a great food cabinet. Coffee pretty good (revive brand). We had...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

this cafe has become our morning stop before working now. Coffee is consistent and staff are friendly

Thank 898fred
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A friend invited me to meet her here for cafe, which I was pleased about as I had heard lots of good things about this cafe. I have to say the cafe was excellent, as good as you can get. WE were talking so much...More

Thank AmandaKIndia
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We sit outside with our 2 little darling miniature schnauzers, who are well behaved. Staff are very helpful & caring. Water is always available for our girls. Very dog friendly. The food is always good and well presented.

Thank Sharron N
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Have been to The Village Grinder twice now and was really impressed both times. I have Coeliacs so need a GF diet, They clearly have all GF labelled and were happy to answer any questions I had. My food was super and did not feel...More

Thank JoCulver
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is one of the places I visit for a morning coffee with a friend after walking around the lake. The service and coffee are always good.

Thank _nutrition_naturally
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Looking a different coffee shop after a hard morning's shopping. I had driven past it before and it looked inviting, so it was a great time to see what its all about. My initial response was the place looked a bit bland. However after I...More

Thank Grant H
Reviewed 17 March 2017

If you are in or travelling through Masterton and you want a coffee and a cake or lunch then the Village Grinder will fit the bill very nicely. Situated on the outskirts of the CBD,I have never found parking to be a problem. They have...More

Thank jonathan g
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A great meeting place just out of Masterton CBD. Coffee is excellent and food nice. Service limited and a bit slow.

Thank Mark152014
thevillagegrinder, Owner at The Village Grinder, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Hi Mark. Thank you for your feedback. What day did you come in to the café just so I can tackle the slow service. Kind regards Sue

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 Queen Street | Kuripuni, Masterton 5810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Masterton
  • Phone Number: +64 6-370 2660
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A bright and friendly atmosphere with plenty of parking close by. Big windows let you see what's happening outside. Café style cabinet meals and a wide selection of brunch options. Kids menu available.
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