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The Gallery Cafe Restaurant

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Seafood, European, New Zealand
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416 Church St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
06 357 3944
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9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: An inviting oasis in the Central Business District of Palmerston North...
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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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious brunch options

Wonderful service (very bubbly and attentive wait staff), excellent coffee, delicious brunch menu options. My savoury pancake included pesto, generous portions of smoked salmon, caramelised onions, avocado and feta!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
AvelynHL
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Palmerston North
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Went here to celebrate my first wedding anniversary with my husband and two friends. We were by far youngest group there and I think we were judged for it! It took 40 mins from arriving to when we were first asked if we wanted anything. One of my friends was told the blue nose fish had run out but was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Wonderful service (very bubbly and attentive wait staff), excellent coffee, delicious brunch menu options. My savoury pancake included pesto, generous portions of smoked salmon, caramelised onions, avocado and feta!

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I reviewed this Restaurant late 2013, and despite enjoying the evening at that time, there were a few hit and miss issues I felt were inconsistant with a restaurant of this calibre. This time I went with a group of business associates for a get together. The surroundings are relaxed and pleasant, service was polite, prompt and helpful, though we... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Amazing service. Maitre d' Ally was absolutely incredible. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was outstanding especially the Lamb & Beef with wine recommendations. I would travel from Gold Coast back to here just for dinner. Returned for brunch 3 days later, greeted by Ally. Food just as fantastic. Thanks for a seriously awesome experience

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Foxton Beach, null, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Had a catch up with a couple of colleagues here for lunch. This was an excellent choice. The food was delivered quickly and was hot and fresh. I have a couple of food issues so often change the menu item to suit my dietary needs. I was really impressed not only how happy they were to do this for me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Excellent dining experience . I took my Mum and Dad here I was so impressed by the food and service. Perfect amount of time between entrees , mains and dessert . I had the blood orange cream brulee , it was to die for ♥

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great service with a smile. A good selection of starters, light mains and mains. We started with garlic bread which was dripping, just the way we like it and was served with a drizzle of aioli and pesto on the plate. YUM. The chicken supreme was delicious. My partner had the porterhouse steak which whilst looking like a pub meal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

The service was fairly quick and the menu had enough choice for several visits. The scallops we had for a starter were good, but maybe lost the scallop taste among the coating. The Thai beef was a tasty main - not too hot. The lamb Nicoise was good, but would have benefitted from anchovies in my opinion. Overall, I like... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 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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Additional Information about The Gallery Cafe Restaurant

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: Seafood, European, New Zealand

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 416 Church St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: 06 357 3944

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, European, New Zealand

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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.
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

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