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The Gallery Cafe Restaurant

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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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Sun 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Gallery Café Restaurant is a fantastic place to dine and wind-down for the evening. It's has a unique style that is aimed at a mature and sophisticated audience. The restaurant layout is spacious and has a fine display of art. It has a wonderful European menu with many great dishes and an impressive selection of wines. I would encourage... More 

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Thank Goodwin W
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious Well cooked and great flavors It was a really cold night but the Gallery restaurant was warm and cosy Comfy chairs and nice music Great service Staff were happy to help when I asked about gluten free dishes and there were several options Really happy to have come here Would definitely recommend and will be back

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Thank Bec M
New Zealand
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for lunch with the family and was greeted by very pleasant staff, table and menu provided. Water poured and bottle left, Tap Water we think. Two Eggs Bene's and Lamb ordered. The Gallery has a reasonable selection of Wines, Cocktails and Bouquet Beers. Soft drinks per normal. All of the above reasonably priced. Parking is limited especially on... More 

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Thank Ambflyer1
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87 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

I love going with the wife here. Food and service are wonderful. Gluten free food is easy to get. It's not the expensive for what you get either. We always have the steak, absolutely perfect.

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Thank David J
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Absolutly great good selection, of food very friendly also caters for lactose free people (not many do) Will call again peacefull and quite very reasonably priced

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Thank Lorraine F
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Great service; friendly staff. A while since last visit; won't be long til next. Prawns with roast walnuts were fantastic. Chocolate fondant with white chocolate ice cream sublime.

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Thank Tina S
Wanganui
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151 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

As always a bit of a last minute decision, make an impromptu booking and was warmly greeted and seated. Service was prompt and friendly with recommendations. There is a great wine selection however I thought the menu could not to be to everyone's liking. Drinks delivered and orders taken. So as you can see a well run friendly restaurant however... More 

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Thank Shane N
Feilding, New Zealand
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The wait staff were friendly and attentive but not obtrusive. Had to wait longer than anticipated for our meal which meant we were rushing to get to the Ballet afterwards. However, the duck & pork belly was a nice combination and the pan fried fish on mash was delicious. Nice music playing and not too loud. Nice and and toasty... More 

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Thank Katl0vr
Feilding, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I come here a lot when taking friends out for lunch, Simon is always lovely, the staff are great. the Garlic bread is amazing! ;) food is always Delicious!

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Palmerston North
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

just came back from the gallery restaurant. my partner had the garlic prawns for starter and i had the scallops. both were excellent particularly the scallops they just melted in your mouth. mains, I had the john dory with mash stack and salad,partner had seafood pasta. both again were excellent. we have been here before about a year ago and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?