We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Wonderful food, coffee and service in Palmy”

The Gallery Cafe Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, New Zealand, Seafood
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Level Contributor
47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Wonderful food, coffee and service in Palmy”
Reviewed June 27, 2012

Always a warm welcoming team and atmosphere. Great place to meet for coffee and consistently great food if you are looking for a lovely meal.

Visited May 2012
Helpful?
Thank ThinkRight
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

85 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    41
    30
    11
    3
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Korean first
  • Any
English first
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Suprised not highly rated”
Reviewed June 22, 2012

All my years Ive lived in Palmerston North Id never been to The Gallery. So my friend asked me to meet there for lunch. Well set out and great decor. Staff were very welcoming. I had the scallops and was absolutely delicious. Coffee was great! Was suprised too see they werent in the top 3. But I guess you cant please everyone. Each to their own. But for me 10 out of 10.

  • Visited June 2012
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank Shelley G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Level Contributor
113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Excellent Service most of the time”
Reviewed April 23, 2012

we have been a few times and the service is excellent most of the time. The food is very good but not quite amazing

Helpful?
Thank Rori M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Level Contributor
268 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Some staff need retraining”
Reviewed February 18, 2012

Staff not always greatly friendly . Food ok most of the time

Helpful?
Thank FranNewZealand
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Level Contributor
37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Easily the Best Restaurant in Town”
Reviewed December 29, 2011

We love The Gallery and indulge there often. The hosts are wonderful, the service superb, and the food is even better! This restaurant backs onto another family-owned business - an art gallery and picture framing business - with various paintings from the latter spilling onto the restaurant walls. Just fabulous. They have a range of table arrangements and eating areas (including a nice outside area that's perfect for lunch or a mild summer's evening) and can accommodate quite large parties. The food really is wonderful (the restaurant has won several NZ Beef and Lamb awards) and is excellent value for money. Although I wouldn't really consider this a "family restaurant", they provide a nice children's menu, and nothing seems too much trouble. Do yourself a favour and eat here!

Helpful?
Thank RozM39
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed The Gallery Cafe Restaurant also viewed

Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui Region
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui Region
 
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui Region
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui Region
 

Been to The Gallery Cafe Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing