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Papa Cliff Cafe

2 Koraenui Street, Mangaweka, New Zealand
+64 6-382 5778
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“burgers” (7 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2 Koraenui Street, Mangaweka, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Waltersj1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in on our way up north because they have a charger for electric cars here. Really lovely people, didn’t have much that was vegan on the menu so they said they’d make a cooked breakfast for us. Was really good hash browns, mushrooms...More

Thank Stace_the_ace_25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant place. They bent over backwards to offer us something for all 4 of us. A beautiful breakfast and amazing service.

Thank Peter E
Reviewed December 1, 2017

I had a venison burger and it was the best thing I had on our trip to New Zealand, It was so big I had to eat it with a fork, my friend had a burger and it looked good too

Thank jefe8
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this place for a late lunch. What a great find! The current owners (about 10 months) have changed the menu (includes vegan and vegetarian offerings, as well as unusual meat selections like lamb or venison burgers) and are ramping up business. Rightly...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Really surprising find, excellent service and really good home made food, infused with a sense of humour. Will definitely stop here again

Thank bigdadal
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

While it doesn't look anything special from the outside this is a great place for breakfast or lunch, or just for an excellent coffee to break your trip. Home made, high quality and very friendly personal service.

Thank PHjnr
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Super fast and polite service and a delicious lunch! We will make it our regular stop on road trips in between Wellington and Auckland.

Thank Christine L
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

I have called here often. Incredibly friendly staff and outstanding good Kiwi wholesome food. Well done team.

Thank EricGood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 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
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