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The Stage Door Cafe

$$ - $$$
90 King Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-359 2233
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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New Zealand
$$ - $$$
90 King Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always call in here for a coffee when in Palmerston North, and never disappointed. This morning the cabinet food looked so nice and fresh that I had to return for lunch. Ate inside where there was a nice atmosphere, big table and the Dominion to...More

Thank Travelfoodandcoffee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has overtaken all the other local spots as our favourite place to brunch. The menu is fairly classic but each dish has it's own individual style, and everything is made to a really high standard. The coffee is superb and the staff are really...More

Thank Miss_Remi
Debbie C, Owner at The Stage Door Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your experience with us :)

Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Really nice spot,service was awesome and really friendly.Meals were great,big breakfast was yum and wife enjoyed the pancakes.Coffe was amazing!

Thank Justin H
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I took a couple of lovely ladies to this restaurant for the first time today and all three staff that were on went out of their way to make our visit a good one. The food was very nice, but the biggest seller for me...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Ate here with 7 friends. Great menu choices and good service. Only disappointment was that my husband had his coffee forgotten about and had to get up an ask. All meals were great and a good size. I had the recommended seafood chowder which was...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed June 2, 2017

This cafe, as the name suggests, is adjacent to the Regent Theatre on Broadway, and handy for a quick meal before the show. However it serves food and coffee all day with a wide variety of hot and cold meals. Always seems popular.

Thank Tenorman41
Reviewed April 11, 2017

They have nice choices,the food was great,staff were really nice,the place had a nice vibe about it.

Thank trishcarter2016
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

After all my travels, this still has to be my favourite place to go! The baristas here craft beautiful, consistent brews each time. A delicious variety of food with generous portions whether it be a side of fries or a big breakfast! The service is...More

Thank JayLewer
Reviewed March 5, 2017

I was disappointed to pay $11 for, what was advertised as as staunch fries, to have it turn up as a tiny, pitiful bowl of shoe string fries with a bit of bacon, some cheese and more sour cream than fries. It looked like something...More

Thank Ronald N
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Maybe as an older person I'm just not that much fun to serve or maybe she got distracted by the chaps who came in after me, whatever it took 15 minutes to get my coffee, it's ok now it's here it's a long wait tho....More

Thank Susie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $14
New Zealand
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 King Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-359 2233
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Welcome to Stage Door Cafe. We are your neighbourhood coffee bar in the heart of Palmerston North. Located at 90 King Street at the end of the Regent Arcade, we pride ourselves on high quality food, coffee and service. Come and relax in the fantastic atmosphere and enjoy our Breakfast and Brunch Menu, and wide range of beverage options. We also have a selection of gluten free and dairy free array of foods available in our cabinet daily which are replenished throughout the day.
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