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Barista

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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free
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59 George Street | City Centre, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-357 2614
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Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good food, good coffee, good service. Easy to find. Interesting decor and the place feels busy and interesting as a result.

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1 Thank Mjrkt
Broadbeach, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family had brunch here today. Cafe was buzzing with people. So glad I ordered the Calamari Salad. Definately one of the best I've ever eaten. Even though I was full halfway through the meal, I ate it all up because it was so good!! The majority of the family enjoyed their meals, however a some mentioned they preferred their poached... More 

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Thank Debs_5036
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe is very nice coffee great food really nice and pleasant staff. It has a friendly atmosphere,and the only complaint I have is the noise. Acoustics not that great so having to speak louder than normal lets it down. Otherwise all good.

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Thank hamilton782
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Sunday morning. Service a bit slow to start with. Menu good, not free range eggs or bacon so be wary. All 4 breakfasts were yummy.

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Thank TanyaH1
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Crowded and that usually means popular. My Kingfish was lovely and the fresh salad consisting of a little rocket (not too much) cherry tomatoes, toasted coconut, avocado, cucumber and large chunks of watermelon was just delicious. No complaints at all. George on the other hand ordered steak and medium rare, but it was more medium than rare and I would... More 

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Thank Joan M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Nice desserts and coffee... Not really sure why we felt like we were being rushed when the place wasn't busy and it was only 8pm.... 3 stars anyway because the food was ok

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Thank Mae W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food, attentive staff and reasonable pricing. Loved it. It was incredibly difficult to choose what to order as the whole menu (and cabinet) looked so good!

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Thank Sophie R
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

My friend and I went here for brunch at around 11am, food was sent out to us fast and efficiently. The lady at the till was super friendly and helpful. Will come back when in palmy!

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Thank foodieandyouknowit
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Great service and great food. We all loved our meals and dessert, first time here, would definitely return next time in Palmerston North. The lady singing added to the ambience of the Cafe. 😀👍🏽

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Thank Jane S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We both had delicious meals here, the kumera mash under the eye fillet was amazing and I really enjoyed my salad! The staff were friendly and helpful, the atmosphere is nice and prices are reasonable! We will defiantly be coming back!!

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Thank Melissa7687

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $24
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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
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
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?