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59 George Street | City Centre, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-357 2614
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
59 George Street | City Centre, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our son was turning 21 so my husband and i travelled to Palmerston North to help him celebrate. We took said son and four of his friends to dinner on a Monday night and was surprised how busy the restaurant was. The wine and beer...More

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can not converse at Barista😪 The music overpowers any and all conversation. I wouldn’t have chosen to go here as we have had a bad experience here previously, Sadly

Thank ruthwW821ZQ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bad review: "When the remainder of the order had not arrived, I then went up to enquire about it. He then proceeded to roll his eyes at me, coupled with yet another sigh. It was clear that he'd forgotten to make our hot chocolate, and...More

Thank phatnesian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and went for meal prior to a show.I had fillet steak and my wife had pasta We both thoroughly enjoyed our meal served by friendly staff in a comfotable environment.We will return.

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped at Barista for cake and coffee after dinner out. Recommend their counter cakes (I had the chocolate layer cake with Oreo icing) and a pot of peppermint tea - only $11.50. Cake came with cream or yoghurt - $7.00. Generous slices - took half...More

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this from our hotel and also I had read reviews on trip advisor we were NOT disappointed this deserves the top spot as best cafe we were very happy with the service, food and will definitely be back THANKYOU for a great...More

Thank Shara M
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

The service at Barista is very friendly and the coffee is pretty good. I had the vegetarian breakfast while my partner had the mushrooms. We both really enjoyed our meal and would happily come again :)

Thank firzhugh
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to eat. Try there garlic bread and scotch fillet steak meal. Very hospitable and a friendly service we even went back for a second visit while we were down in Palmerston North. Great work team. Tokoroa city lions.

1  Thank unlimitedsigns
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

We have found Barista to be consistently good - we have visited at least annually for a number of years. The eye fillet steak I enjoyed on this visit was cooked to perfection and my wife opted for the lamb shank (again). Service is always...More

Thank John S
Reviewed April 14, 2018

A large group was skilfully attended to at short notice. Good wine list, complementary starters and a small but well put together mains menus meant all of us - a vegan, a gluten intolerant, a vegetarian and a carnivore were well pleased with our choice.

Thank leoniew5558
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December 29, 2016|
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Response from GailShirley | Property representative |
Thanks for asking but the owners have no input into your reviews. I believe you can edit or delete and replace so that might be the only option. Kind regards Gail
February 13, 2015|
Response from GailShirley | Property representative |
Barista is open 8am till 11pm every day except Christmas day and Good Friday. I am unable to get Trip Advisor to accept our submitted alterations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 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
  • E-mail
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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