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The Gallery Cafe Restaurant

416 Church St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
06 357 3944
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Dessert, Seafood, New Zealand
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: An inviting oasis in the Central Business District of Palmerston North, The Gallery offers delicious food, an excellent wine list, and stimulating art. A visit here is a wonderful opportunity to indulge the senses, to experience our Mediterranean/European influenced cuisine, friendly service, fine Vittoria coffee and an appreciation for local as well as international artwork, music and other talent.Vibrant colours in artwork create a visual sensation just as food and wine create textural sensations on the palate. Appreciation is personal in all art forms, and it is our desire to satisfy your needs with rewarding your senses.

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English first
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We had a work Christmas function here. I would describe it as a bit hit and miss because there were some average things about the place but some really good things as well. The service was excellent and really friendly. I had the garlic bread to start which was delicious! I then had a chicken curry as my main that... More 

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Wellington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Had lunch here Tuesday 9 Dec 14. I had the open sandwich - it looked fantastic and tasted even better. My companions had lamb's fry and carbonara and their experience was the same

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is a regular place for us, and Neil's and the party are always so friendly and prove fantastic service. Never get to have desserts but wow you should see them! Fantastic wine list which he prides himself on ,a definite must for people to try

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Blenheim, NZ
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187 reviews 187 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Drove around Palmy looking for a nice feed and boy did we find a good place. It's got a lovely feel about it with the art around the walls, friendly staff and great food. Really enjoyable.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Unfortunately, having a great atmosphere does not make up for what could be a great culinary experience. I've been to The Gallery a few times and like always, if I haven't had a good experience, I will give it another shot or two before writing a review. We were in recently with a group of friends this time, and unfortunately... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I went to this restaurant a couple of months back and I have to say my food was very good but there was a vegetarian person in our party and they didn't have any vegetarian meals. In the end he has to have the pasta without any meat. Not good.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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115 reviews 115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My partner and I stopped in for lunch on our way into town on a Sunday. Only two other tables were in use when we arrived so we were seated promptly and given menus to peruse. Our drink orders (iced chocolate and hot chocolate, respectively) were taken quickly and we were then given time to look through the menu. I... More 

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Palmerston North
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Although this restaurant was not our choice we had a pleasant evening and good food here with friends who were leaving the area. The garlic bread was a good starter for two people to nibble on and contained swirls of aioli and pesto to be mopped up with bread. The light menu was chosen by most of our group and... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Have been here twice recently with friends and each time it has been a good experience. Our meals were well presented, very tasty and arrived in suitable time. The menu is not vast but has the usual meat, fish, poultry, pasta and vegetarian choices plus a few others you would expect and the wine list has a good range of... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Had a meal elsewhere and decided to try here for dessert on a Friday evening. It was early evening and very quiet. The decor is lovely and welcoming. I like that you can actually see your meal because it it well lit. We had good friendly service from the waitress. I was disappointed that there were no hot desserts to... More 

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Address: 416 Church St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
Phone Number: 06 357 3944
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: European, Dessert, Seafood, New Zealand

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