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“Cute cafe, superb food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Plums

Cafe Plums
44 Talbot Street, Geraldine, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 13 restaurants in Geraldine
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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West Coast
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Cute cafe, superb food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

My husband and I had breakfast at Café Plums a few days ago while overnighting in Geraldine. The cozy atmosphere was inviting and the food, coffee and service were excellent. The fruit for our fruit plates was cut and arranged for us after we placed our order so it was very fresh. My flat white was perfect, most places just make a latte when a flat white is ordered. We wish we lived closer to Geraldine so we could try some of their other tempting dishes and pastries.
On another note, we left our good camera there and didn't notice until nine hours later upon arriving home. Remembering we had taken it to Café Plums, I phoned immediately. Yes, we were told, we have your camera. We arranged to direct credit the money for them to mail it to us and it arrived today, less than three days after actually leaving it there. We were ecstatic and extremely grateful. We think this shows how wonderful the owners of Café Plums are.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Paris, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Best hot chocolate & excellent coffee”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Plums was the only cafe obviously open at 7.50am this Tuesday morning in Geraldine. My nieces had the most delicious hot chocolate, silky milk with thin little wafers of chocolate floating on the top....and 2 marshmellows on the side.
My Hummingbird flat white was very good made by a friendly and welcoming Barista.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Twizel, South Canterbury
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Understated Excellence”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We usually stop at other places in Geraldine en route to Christchurch. We just happened to look at a few shops in this delightful town and found Plums. A small streetside cafe with the delights inside. As we ordered coffees, we noticed the pastries and could not resist. Linzertorte, honey and nut tarts plus a few others. All baked on the premesis and none of those mass produced slabs from the wholesalers that you see everywhere, The cakes were special, not oversugared confections you normally get and you could really taste each ingredient. It is now our cafe of choice!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Clyde, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great coffee”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Awesome service and beautiful pumpkin soup and coffee. Picked up some chocolate made there and couldn't be more happy about going back soon.

Visited May 2013
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