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59 George Street | City Centre, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-357 2614
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6:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Open every day 8.00AM - 11.00PM Cafe by day, Bistro by night with Art and...
Open every day 8.00AM - 11.00PM Cafe by day, Bistro by night with Art and Music themes in the popular George Street boutique shopping area near the theatres, Te Manawa Art Gallery & museum, NZ Rugby Museum, City Council Chambers, Convention Centre and the Square.
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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A good Cafe to visit

A Cafe that has managed to keep pretty good consistent service and food. I believe its because its kept good at the things it does well and the atmosphere is always good. Sometimes more recently the service has been a little lacking, better when the owners are there. Great place to take friends and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A Cafe that has managed to keep pretty good consistent service and food. I believe its because its kept good at the things it does well and the atmosphere is always good. Sometimes more recently the service has been a little lacking, better when the owners are there. Great place to take friends and know you can get a good... More 

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were having a late lunch as we were trying to get on the road to leave town. We choose Barista, because it looked good, and we thought it wouldn't cost a fortune. Well we ended up taking a long time and eventually ordered breakfast food, because the lunch food was quite expensive for a cafe (> $20/plate). Ok maybe... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The food at Barista is usually good. Yesterday we went for brunch, and I ordered the Confit Mushroom which offered a confit of portobello mushrooms, chorizo, duck-fat fried eggs arranged on a slice of bacon-wrapped potato gratin. As I am allergic to beef I requested something to replace the chorizo but the waiter said there weren't many options, so they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We have visited Barista a number of times, and we are always impressed by the quality of food and service! Arriving at Barista is a visual feast something akin to being simultaneously at the theatre and an art-gallery, and on Saturday night we were entertained with live singing. Fantastic!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Really enjoyed visit to Barista. Hot chocolate and mocha chinos to die for. Great range of food on menu . Staff very helpful. Always friendly and go the extra mile. Good option for family, friends or business meetings. Tip - make time to visit Barista you will be pleasantly surprised

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A wet cooler day in Palmerston North, we decided to see if we could get a table for 2. The whole place was full, but a table was found and cleaned for us. Although the staff were incredibly busy we got top service, nothing was too much bother and they all made sure we had a everything we needed and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner there with my girlfriend and David served us, great food great service will go there again

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Levin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Stopped in on the 28th June 2015, cold day wanted a tasty soup, had Garlic Bread (to die for) & Pumpkin, sweet chilli and coconut soup with bread (to die for), the speed of service on a very busy day, the serive, the food, the caring and attention of the staff is outstanding and many other places could take a... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Had morning coffee & muffin here on Saturday but weren't aware they did dinner until one of the ladies in a shop we were in recommended them. Went back that night for dinner & it was great. David was our waitperson & he was excellent but after he went off duty around 10pm we were forgotten about. We had finished... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Often dine at Barista, usually enjoy the food and ambience. Today's late lunch not a great experience, the female waiter was offhand and spoke so quickly she was virtually unintelligible to us. Won't be hurrying back, plenty of other pleasant places to go to who do not have rude unpleasant staff!

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Additional Information about Barista

Address: 59 George Street | City Centre, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-357 2614
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
Open Hours:
Monday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 23
Cuisine: European

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 59 George Street | City Centre, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-357 2614

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 23
  • Cuisine: European

Description

Open every day 8.00AM - 11.00PM Cafe by day, Bistro by night with Art and Music themes in the popular George Street boutique shopping area near the theatres, Te Manawa Art Gallery & museum, NZ Rugby Museum, City Council Chambers, Convention Centre and the Square.
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm

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