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Chinatown Restaurant
83/100 (685 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Dim Sum
Hong Kong
"Great place, really good food. Large variety too. It's good because you can get up and get as many portions as you like. Very family friendly and..."
Abby Scott
"The yum cha is excellent quality and good value for money. Yum cha carts only do the rounds during the day, otherwise the evening menu has a wide..."
Michael Emery
"Came to Palmy for daughters dance competition. I visited this place with friends before and had buffet dinner. Way better than I thought. This time..."
"Sunday Yumcha lunch. Good atmosphere with plenty of Chinese and non Chinese customers. Staff friendly and competent. Food met all my expectations...."
Chris Cowie
"Very popular over weekends for yum char..... for good reason - the food is excellent. In the evenings, the restaurant seems to be popular..."
"Yum Cha is pretty good, and the menu is fine also, I've done a few set menus and they were just fine. Look, it's not a flash place and for the price..."
"This place does GREAT Yum Cha! I'm from Sydney & have been to a lot of Yum Cha places, but I always enjoy coming here when I visit NZ. Get..."
"When I entered the establishment I couldn't help but notice an employee that was around the age of 18-19 kept staring at me as I tried to enjoy my..."
Joseph Hinde
"I have been to this restaurant many time as it is popular for birthdays and gathering.My all time favorite dish would be..."
Sara H
"Great for yum cha, but I don't recommend it for the evening banquets.  The food is decidely average - usual quality of takeaway food.  The decor..."
Yvonne Rose
"Love this place for yum char - its one of the best for the yum char dishes I have been to around the country. We first came here in the past for..."
Kim M
"We have been meaning to dine here for quite some time, and on Waitangi day, we decided to go for Yum Char. We were pleasantly surprised by the clean..."
"Our party of 10 dined here on the 10th for birthday celebrations. Excellent meal and the staff was friendly and most welcoming. Highly recommend..."
Maria J
"great place to eat if you have children great food and many great selections and the chicken and corn soup was yuuumy went while on holiday enjoyed..."
"Palmerston North's best kept secret on a Sunday - Yum Cha is a definite dining experience and well worth getting out of bed for but book a table, the..."
87/100 (1323 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Creme Brulee
"Wonderful lunch yesterday. The chicken salad was to die for and the latte bowl was the best coffee I've had in..."
Bronwyn Dacre
"Can't get any better than this in Palmy. I've since moved out if the country but often find myself longing for the great food, great atmosphere and..."
Kali Ducré
"We absolutely love Barista and is our favourite eating, going for coffee or just popping in for a dessert! David makes us feel amazing every time we..."
Scottie McIntosh
"The atmosphere, food and staff are amazing. Excellent coffee created too. The waitress Amber is delightful always ready with her beautiful smile and..."
Beth Kearney
"Nothing short of perfect! High tea with a group of friends was amazing for a winter Sunday afternoon. I highly recommend it to..."
Cherie Smither
"Another great meal and a good recommendation on the wine always worth a..."
Jacinta Mccreery
"On our recent trip to the windy but wonderful Palmy for the National Young Performer Awards we were on the hunt for dessert. We were encouraged by..."
Deb Massey
"Best Hot Chocolates in Palmy Friendly people and beautiful..."
Genevieve Le Bas
"Love the food, the venue and especially the service. Thank you to Dave and the team...always have a new fave meal..."
Sherrece Tanner
"Simply stunning food! It doesn't get much better and excellent value too... will be back for..."
Alan June Mobley
"My wife's review.. The best cheesecake I've ever had. And I have had a few. The cheesecake peanut butter flavour combinations were sensational. Love..."
Jonathan Ford
"Had ratatouille for lunch. It was so tasty &  the feta pillows on top really elevated the dish. Service was efficient and friendly. Staff clean up..."
Christine Muckersie
"Good for brekkie; but not many veg options on the evening menu. The staff are generally friendly and the setting is pretty quirky and cute. Worth a..."
"Love this place. My new favourite. Coffee is great, food is great and the atmosphere is lovely (perfect place to study with my laptop). Did I mention..."
Shania Williams
"This has been my go to cafe living in palmy I was introduced by a friend and since then have taken many people with me. Let's start with the coffee,..."
Angie Liu
"One of the better places for coffee in palmerston north. small portion sizes but good taste. However got eggs Florentine and salmon was far too..."
"This place is my breakfast favorite in Palmy and as usual I ordered my usual, eggs benedict with salmon, with a Roobois tea to try. Food..."
"Stopped by for breakfast here a few weeks ago.  Ordered the Corn Fritters and Coffee.  A bit disappointed on how little was on the place for the..."
John Chin
"A busy café on George Street. Great service. Odd decor but a good ambiance. We went at lunchtime. I was pleasantly surprised by the variety of..."
Tracy Morison
"Been here for Brekky a few times now. It's nice to be greeted by the friendly staff and invited to sit down at the table to have your order taken...."
"I've been about once a month over the past year and Barista is consistently good. I've eaten a broad array of the menu and while the food is..."
"Barista has a casual trendy feel to the place. Came here with 20 people for a work function on a very busy night. The waiting time for everyone to..."
"Popped in for lunch on a short weekend trip to Palmy (from Welly) and was pleasantly surprised with this cafe.The coffee was reasonable..."
"Great place for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We have been impressed with staff hospitality. They do our favorite coffee – L'Affare. Great coffee..."
Igor Anany
"Not too bad... We ordered soup of the day which was fantastic, the Mediterranean meatballs, and the confit duck leg. All the portions were very..."
"A very cosy cafe to go too. The fries and chicken filo are amongst the best I've ever had. The cakes and cheesecakes are enjoyable and look devine...."
Olivia Nitschke
"Come here mostly for their desserts, their desserts are great and never failed to satisfy my sweet tooth. My favourites so far are the raspberry..."
"the atmosphere is great. the lights however are blinding! I had a chocolate nutty slice from the counter which was scrumptious in its small size. the..."
Mrs K
"We had enjoied a fabulous brunch at Barista Cafe. Notice by the best cafe of Manawatu, which were making a brillian coffee, taste smoothy and..."
Stella Ren
"Fantastic. Had a quick bite here after a morning at the Rugby Museum and enjoying the square. Food and service were both absolutely amazing. Would..."
"Just finished another great meal here, this is the second time we have had dinner here and both times the food and service were of a high standard,..."
"Had a fantastic sunday breakfast.  Really hit the spot!  The girl who served us was friendly and very patient.  There is some really cool..."
Steve Alexon
"Great food, great service and love the unique vibe..."
Coffee Fueled !!!
"A group of us went to Barista before an evening wedding. I hadn't been to Barista before. Everyone enjoyed their meals, the restaurant had a nice..."
Matthew Whittington
"I had the pleasure of visiting Barista tonight while in town on business. I thoroughly enjoyed my meal, and was very impressed with the..."
Jon Vee
"Lovely place, the chef sure knows what he is doing. We had the pan fried fish and the steak both of which were perfect. Nice atmosphere, we were a..."
"My wife and I accompanied my grandparents to Barista on Wednesday the eve of 13th November for my grandmothers birthday. We were a bit apprehensive..."
"A wonderful place for the artistic soul! The wall is painted by one of the owners and it's amazing. Get a coffee and a slice and stare at it for..."
Keith Sanson
"Love going to Barista.Always welcomed with warm friendly smiles by staff. Damien makes the best coffee, cause coffee lovers know that there..."
Teresa Flavell
"Always our favorite hang out. Awesome atmosphere, great service, wonderful food and the best coffee in..."
"Awesome high tea, a real treat. We had booked a large group and couldn't fault the service. Music was excellent and food YUMMY. Hostesses were..."
Anna L
"Fantastic afternoon of fun, food, entertainment and service on a Sunday afternoon - it was an enjoyable step back in time to an earlier era - staff..."
Robyn Smart
"Delicious mouth watering food and fantastic service by all staff, and owners too. High Tea on a Sunday afternoon is just amazing. Our every need..."
Julianne Olsen
"Delicious food all round. Shared the salt and pepper prawns (wish I'd got one all to myself, very yummy) although could change the dressing it came..."
Kay Adams
"I really nice Cafe, top notch food , service and surrounds, will be..."
"This is the cafe you go to for great service, especially since they have hired a new guy at front of house who is so switched on! He's fast,..."
"Coffe, food and service is always..."
"Have been coming to Barista now for a long time and it never fails to give me the best cafe/restaurant experience in Palmerston North...."
Gavin Goldsmith
"Arriving in Palmerston hungry and tired on a cold, wet holiday Monday evening isn't good for the soul. We didn't expect to find much open but when..."
Deborah G
"Agree with other reviewers, this place is really special, new owners deserve a pat on the back and a busy cafe, well done!! Very consistent menu,..."
"We went to Barista yesterday as it was my birthday. I ordered the beef salad and my friends ordred the steak and fish. We were all very happy with..."
Lyn Carmont
"Good food, fun atmosphere, great company. I think the best food so far in..."
"My favourite cafe/bistro place in..."
John Eyres
"My husband and I have eaten here 4 times, and each time it has been exceptional. The roasted garlic & whipped butter on the ciabatta bread is to..."
"Have been going to Barista since it opened. Has fabulous food, a nice ambience, friendly staff etc. My partner and I eat there often and take..."
Penny Poutu
The Elm Cafe
85/100 (690 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Eggs Benedict
"Went here for brunch with three friends, all were very happy with our meals with two of us having the kumara hash, one having French toast and the..."
Maggie Jaques
"Came here for breakfast... nice place friendly service. Ordered the Kumera hash stack with sauce on the side.... presented nicely...kumera hash was..."
"Very good food and service. We ordered the big breakfast, crepes and spring onion potato cake with smoked salmon. All the meals were delicious and..."
Stefan Thieu
"Awesome staff. Really nice drinks and food. I came for lunch and enjoyed the decor and outdoor seating area. Nice location, actually. Really..."
Zack Dupuis
"Wow amazing I love this cafe very excellent service really approachable staff. The food is so amazing and how the design of this place is so romantic..."
Rose Niegos
"This was the first cafe I visited in Palmy and I keep going back because the food is delicious and they make a great soy flat white- not everywhere..."
Jane K
"This place is happiness. Although you maybe wouldn’t guess it from the decor, it has a superb menu. So good in fact after I went the first time I..."
Wander Wonder Wonton
"Thanks for your consistently great coffee, impeccable service and fabulous, friendly staff.  The Elm Cafe is now my favorite, regular coffee..."
Fiona Gordon
"Everything was great - customer service and food including entrée, main AND desserts (except the lamb rack was a wee bit overdone so be handy to be..."
M Mcgrath
"Everything about this cafe is AWESOME. We've eaten there on several Sunday's and have found that even at peak time, around noon, we never have to..."
"Excellent food, fantastic service, friendly staff, great coffee! Love the terrace, especially on a sunny day. We have been there a few times for..."
"Best cafe in town. Always good, always friendly, always yum!Food is always presented with care and cooked great. Service is top notch and always..."
"Delicious food, fantastic service, good atmosphere. We have eaten here twice and both times have enjoyed the whole experience. This is the kind of..."
"The Elm is the restaurant my partner takes me to on my birthday or any other time he wants to treat is my all time fav. I am never wary of..."
"Several of us went today for lunch and the meals were all great. I asked for a vegan option and they were most accommodating. Due to many folk being..."
Lynda Whitwell
"We highly recommend the Elm Cafe, we regularly go there for lunch, the food is great and the staff are always very professional. We have tried a..."
"Highly recommend Linguini, chilli chicken. The food deserve 5 stars. The service is great. Will be our new favorite place to dine. If you live in..."
Hailey Tran
"We have been here a lot over the years, the food is consistently good, the staff are very professional, The only thing that lets it down is the decor..."
"Had a great evening at The Elm. Friendly, efficient waitresses and excellent..."
"While I haven't had a meal here, I've had coffees and hot chocolates and I've been very happy with the quality (and quantity) of the drinks and..."
"My favourite from when I lived in Palmerston North, Im going to miss you my friend. Thanks for sharing your scrumptious food with me and my friends...."
Sarah Cameron
"After checking out this site, I took the details down for this restaurant. I arrived with my daughter on a busy Friday night just before 6. The place..."
"Enjoyed lunch today at Elm cafe, service was friendly and food was great, I enjoyed my big brekkie nicely done as far as big brekkies go and my..."
"Always good - love it, go treat..."
Jan Oram
"Have been here once so far..My partner and I are great fans of Eggs Bennedict and have been to a few other places around.. and we really enjoyed it..."
Kim M
"Visited this restaurant 2 weeks ago and have raved about it to all my friends ever since. Our group of 10 had the most amazing meal and service. ..."
Michelle P
Moxies Cafe
82/100 (1006 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Eggs Benedict
"In Palmy for a week and went looking for a place for breakfast, was heading to a particular place but they had just opened their door and this place..."
Dotty Iorangi
"Nice place, with a warm feel and comfy furniture. Lots of good looking cabinet food on offer, plus a menu of breakfast and lunch type meals. Looks..."
Kiwi FIFO Chef
"Moxies is consistently great.The food is imaginative, well priced and caters well for special diets. The coffee is always spot on too, and the..."
Sarah N
"Had dinner with a friend. Not a bad experience. I enjoyed my meal and thought it was reasonably priced. Friendly and comfortable staff. Long wait..."
Shania Williams
"Great Gluten & Dairy Free options -- food is yummy! Only negative is wait time at peak times but that's a tribute to the good service & food..."
"Every time I'm been here the food has been great but the coffee has been very average. Customer service friendly and efficient. Would recommend for..."
Angie Liu
"Nice place and coffee too. We tried pan cake - not bad. It offers a free wifi too. It is late Sunday and not many people. If you want to hang out..."
"Busy little cafe in palmerston north, we loved it. I had an amazing hot chocolate, and pancakes with bacon, banana and maple syrup, i think they were..."
Holly Poppet
"I chose the hash stack and a very much recommend it. Only gripe is cold drinks are abit expensive and seating needs to be arranged abit better. We..."
Daniel Prentice
"Great selection for breakfast. I chose the eggs Benedict with smoked salmon for breakfast.  Service is reasonably fast. Great plate presentation...."
Temaleti Levaitai Tuakimoana-Mann
"Tucked away on George street, this place was wonderfully vibrant and busy. Everything in the cabinet and on the menu looked good, however..."
Michelle Ma Belle
"We had a family breakfast here and pleased we chose this place!The service was really good and easy to accommodate our 1.5 year-old. The..."
Lubbly Jubbly
"I like to come here once a month to treat myself. Always get treated amazingly by the staff. Love how the owners have big smiles on their faces when..."
"I live in Palmerston North but for some reason, I never went to Moxies until one until one week ago when I went for the first time and then returned..."
Susan Davis
"This is our favourite place to go for brunch. Have tried many different dishes now and all have been divine. They are able to cater for all types of..."
Sian Jones
"Breakfast at Moxies was a delight on Saturday. I'm not one for commenting but this place deserves a mention. The service was exceptional. Food was ..."
Kay Marshall
"We have never had a bad experience at Moxies. This is a favourite place for breakfast before work. Good selection of food from cabinet and off the..."
Rosemary Hancock
"Try the Cappuccino here! They use real chocolate instead of chocolate powder. Nice atmosphere..."
Keith Sanson
"Love the atmosphere at Moxie's. Staff are always friendly and efficient. Love the Cajun Chicken and Mango Salad. My fave :) Awesome Moxies..."
Teresa Flavell
"On way to library to study thought i'd check out Moxies to see what the hype is all about, pretty busy place, was buzzing when i arrived, ordered..."
Lianna .
"I have been to Moxies Cafe 4 times now and I am yet to be disappointed...the food is amazing I ordered the salmon dish which was lovely although I..."
Kym Hewitson
"Brunch here today, was absolutely fantastic. I am amazed at how good the service is. The girls at the counter are smiley, helpful and efficient,..."
Danielle Whakarau
"Have been here twice for breakfast and both the meals and service were wonderful! The waiters and waitresses are efficient and friendly. The place..."
"I love this place! Best smoothies in town, and always consistently fast and friendly service.A great range of menu items and cabinet food at..."
"Good coffee, delicious pancakes and yummy big breakfasts. The staff are always friendly and moxies has a good range of gluten free food aswell. The..."
"enjoyable environment apart from it seems to get too hot and stuffy. Staff are usually very efficient. would..."
"Came here with a large group for a work function. Thanks to them taking our orders the previous day, we arrived and had our breakfast within a very..."
"I've been to Moxies 4 times now, and each time is better than the last.Truly amazing food, great coffee, friendly staff, and lots of..."
"Really friendly staff! Great food options and at good portion sizes too. Really comfortable place to hang out whether for just a coffee or for a..."
Marika Hoppe
"Great place, nice vibe and great friendly service. Breakfast was fantasticExcellent gluten free menuCap didnt have enough froth and..."
"Nice selection of food choices in the cabinet and the menu..Had a lovely breakfast and lunch here a few..."
Kim M
"As a visitor to Palmerston North i tried most of the cafes over the 5 months i stayed there. Moxies was one of the best.The staff are..."
"Great, funky and fresh! This place is welcoming and offers a great range of cabinet food, cold drinks and they do good..."
Amanda G
"I love their mocha! real chocolate bits on top!..."
"Great cafe. Not only is the selection of counter and menu food great but you are always made welcome. No matter how busy they are, they are more than..."
Cassandra, John &
"hey the food has been consistently excellent, the coffee well made and presented, the staff are always happy to see another set of faces walk through..."
Greg Bryers
Bangkok Thai Restaurant
79/100 (554 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Pad Thai
"Went with a group of 8 who all enjoyed their meals immensely! A mix of starters and mains were ordered all coming out in a timely fashion with other..."
Maggie Jaques
"Excellent food, affordable prices (thought the appetisers could be cheaper), with one main being enough for a good dinner. 4.5/5, I return here to..."
Ray De Ray
"They do an absolutely delicious Pad Thai, and the curries are all fantastic. Delivery does take a while but as I was getting excellent food I didn't..."
Alan Watson
"The restaurant's decor and atmosphere are nice. The service wasn't bad, and not outstanding. We enjoyed our meals, I would have to say that the..."
"Sensational! Great quality fresh food and really good service. We were a large group but the service was swift and friendly. Great value for money...."
"Best yellow curry I've ever had - and I love that they make any dish vegetarian. They got my delivery order wrong once, but they came back to give me..."
Poppy Cox
"Really quick delivery from online order. Really Enjoy the satay Chicken Salad, The online order gives no option for mild so it was really..."
"customer service is sometimes a little strained, but fantastic food. I ordered online and it tells you that you will receive a phone call to confirm..."
Stephen Watson
"My favourite Thai restaurant. these guys have been around for a while and I've never been disappointed. Especially love the Hidden Treasure. I've..."
"Their food is awesome! It's fresh and extremely tasty! Great value for money. I recommend the thai green..."
Amanda G
The Verdict Cafe
73/100 (271 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
"Been here a couple of times and found it quite nice. Just don't go in when it's too buzy sometimes as service can be quite lacking. The food on the..."
"Was up from Wellington , tried this place for brekkie , staff were friendly , food was superb , super clean , quick service , great taste and..."
Daniel Smith
"This is the café to visit when your next in Palmerston North, it has something for everyone, yummy sandwiches, a huge range, and lots of good tasty..."
"I love this cafe. The staff are very friendly, the food is amazing and the decor is very relaxing. It is my newest favourite place in Palmerston..."
Sue Phipps
"Fantastic Service and an awesome range of Gluten Free foods, that even suit children. My daughter was stoked with her large bowl of GF wedges, and Gf..."
Amanda Gray
"A very large range of cabinet food to choose from. Prices are reasonable. Coffee isn't quite strong enough for my liking. The strawberry smoothies..."
Christine Muckersie
"I love going to the verdict. Awesome staff, good facilities and amazing food!!!!!!..."
Lazaria Atua
"A busy place perhaps reflecting its popularity but spacious and easy to find a table.Really good conventional cafe type food with a good..."
Brian Gallagher
"I have eaten here only once, but found the Service, Staff and Food to all be very good, i will be returning. keep up the good..."
Burgerfuel Palmerston North
83/100 (784 ratings)
Quick Bites
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
"Always quite busy but they have great service regardless. Their patties, be it beef or chicken, are consistently juicy, succulent, and you can taste..."
Doris Ma
"Fantastic staff, tasty & fast food, amazing thick shakes. Highly recommend the special at the moment the nacho libre - add jalapeños and bacon; so..."
Kristin Lewer
"Best burger and chips in Palmerston North. However very expensive but well worth it for a luxurious treat. Love their aoili sauce with thick chips. ..."
Lianna Kennedy
"Burgerfuel never fails to disappoint. I always order the 1/3 pounder and kumera fries and I am always satisfied. People complain about how..."
Olivia Nitschke
"Really good consistent quality food and great service. Yes it's a little expensive but you will struggle to get through the whole burger and because..."
Kathleen Joyce-Reweti
"As good as it gets fast food wise, the nicest burgers I have ever eaten, great staff, fast turnaround. Buns are always fresh, as is the lettuce and..."
"Just had the basic chick combo for dinner. Briliant. Lovely friendly staff. The young maori boy running the food out to customers is a gem. Smiley..."
Lara Wills
"Burgers taste awesomely good!! Definitely recommended if you usually just go to places like BK or McD's. Usually a bit of a wait, however that's..."
Marika Hoppe
"Great tasting burgers cool fries. Awesome staff, A cool place to..."
"Quick service, very nice burgers, cheeky..."
J & M