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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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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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99 reviews 99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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135 reviews 135 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Palmerston North
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81 reviews 81 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The Gallery is one place in Palmerston North where you can guarantee to get a great quality meal of reasonable proportions every time that you dine. The service is consistently of a high standard. The menu is adequately varied and the kitchen staff will accommodate changes if requested. What probably gains my attention every time I dine are the sauces... More

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I visited The Gallery with some work friends and found the Food was pretty delicious, service was pretty good, it was a quiet evening with not many other people in. It was a nice welcoming environment and I had salt and pepper squid with salad, it was one of the best salt and pepper squid dishes I have ever tasted,... More

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I was made to feel like an old friend who had come to visit by all the staff! So accomodating of food allergies and the wine selection is sublime! I highly recommend any seafood dish

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Adelaide, Australia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We had an entree of crumbed scallops; soft but overcooked with little taste. Mains we had a linguine seafood which was OK, and the artichoke and roasted tomato risotto; blobby, no taste nor texture. Left most of it but staff did not enquire why! In fact after ordering and getting our meals and wine the staff did not come back... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

A party of several people went as part of annual get together - we choose a different restaurant every six months. We found booking and service a breeze - courteous, good level of attention at the table (just right - drinks filled, table cleared and tidy, delays just right to have a drink and chat between focussing on the meal.)... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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99 reviews 99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

The food was great and there was a good range of drinks available. They also offer BYO wine, which we didn't know beforehand. I had the beef fillet steak and others in our party had the venison (great), pork (one of the best meals he's had in Palmerston North), chicken curry (not as flavourful as she had hoped) and Thai... More

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