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139 Park Rd , Miramar, Wellington ., New Zealand
04 388 3283
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This place has changed and not for the better The bread rolls were dry and doughy The coffee was weak The Caesar salad was a mayonnaise laden disaster The staff were ill informed The table wasn't clean Oh dear

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Rodney T
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75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This place has changed and not for the better The bread rolls were dry and doughy The coffee was weak The Caesar salad was a mayonnaise laden disaster The staff were ill informed The table wasn't clean Oh dear

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Wellington, New Zealand
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113 reviews 113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We go here for brunch after sports on Saturdays. Coffee is very good, scones excellent, a good choice of snack food. Kids welcome, great looking at the gift shop and garden centre.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Couldn't see what the fuss was about but my partner was weary from plant shopping on a hot day. We didn't see any outside tables like in the picture, maybe we missed a side door? It was more like the garden centre gift shop was the main function to the building and the café was tacked on as the raised... More 

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Arrowtown, New Zealand
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205 reviews 205 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2011

We were so thrilled to have a fantastic lunch cooked by their new chef this week, my port belly was superb, steak was perfect and we sat out in the sunshine and enjoyed it all. They have just put a new chef in due to it being run down by previous people in 2010/11 so give this a go and... More 

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New Zealand
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223 reviews 223 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

This cafe is located in the California Garden Centre in Miramar. It's handy if you're buying plants, and the verandah out the back is pleasantly shady on a hot day. Last time I visited was a Sunday afternoon, and the food selection was limited and a bit tired. The coffee was reasonable, but not excellent. The place has potential, but... More 

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  • Address: 139 Park Rd , Miramar, Wellington ., New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 04 388 3283

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