We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Papa Cliff Cafe

2 Koraenui Street, Mangaweka, New Zealand
+64 6-382 5778
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (10 reviews)
“hash browns” (2 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 Koraenui Street, Mangaweka, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (57)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe has become our favourite stopping place in trips between Taupo and Kapiti Coast, also good watering hole for our dogs. It's nothing flash or pretentious, but the food is good, fresh and (mostly) homemade. There is a good selection of food available, but...More

Thank Gazza-16567
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant cafe! Delightful staff and such delicious food and drinks. Recommend the venison burgers, hot chocolate and iced chocolate. Call in and make your day too!

Thank 296Tamerton
Reviewed 12 May 2018

What a surprise - came upon this unassuming road side café today having driven up from Wellington. Greeted by two beautiful blond girls - mum and daughter maybe? One of us is Vegan but that was easy pie for them and a great breakfast was...More

Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped for coffee and a cake, both of which were excellent. My brother left his jacket behind and the response could not faulted Also being next to the international airport is very convenient.

Thank naw_7
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We stopped here as recommended by another. Great food, professional, friendly staff with a smile and easy access off main highway. Actually went back the next day for afternoon tea.!

Thank Kiwisaupo
Reviewed 12 March 2018

i love this spot in mangaweka. great people and a yummy place to enjoy a snack and coffee. highly recommended!

Thank Kristine B
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

A great selection of mostly home cooked lovely and tasty simple food, cheerful and friendly staff, and oh so good coffee!

Thank Bernard L
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This place is the go to for a quick healthy satisfying and very affordable meal or snack. We stopped in on our way to Napier via the Gentle Annie, and were very surprised by the assortment and prices of the food. Very clean and lots...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

After a motorcycle ride from Palmerston North, we were due a break. Mangaweka was next town on the road. We called into Papa Cliff Cafe and were pleasantly surprised to find great coffee and a good selection of cabinet food and menu food. It was...More

Thank 1960WarrenW
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop for lunch. Good food and very friendly service. Caters for gluten free. Can recommend stopping here

Thank Waltersj1
Nearby HotelsSee all Mangaweka Hotels
Taihape Motel
105 reviews
14.52 km away
Aspen Court Taihape
488 reviews
15.24 km away
Safari Motel
66 reviews
15.33 km away
Coachman Motel
58 reviews
15.46 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Flat Hills Cafe and Tourist Park
114 reviews
4.71 km away
Straits Kitchen
121 reviews
14.61 km away
Apiti Tavern & Eatery
16 reviews
19.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mangaweka Adventure Company
39 reviews
1.70 km away
Whitecliffs Boulders
10 reviews
7.27 km away
Cross Hills Gardens
6 reviews
23.88 km away
River Valley Adventures
87 reviews
29.57 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Papa Cliff Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Koraenui Street, Mangaweka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Rangitikei District  >  Mangaweka
  • Phone Number: +64 6-382 5778
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing