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Graeme's

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Cafe, New Zealand
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The Plaza, Palmerston North, New Zealand
+64 6-357 8577
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Whanganui, New Zealand
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We visit this cafe each time we visit Palmerston, they have a great selection of food and plenty of seating. Today my daughter and I went for lunch we were told the wait would be 20 mins but after 45 mins I went and was told they were serving it up but after another 5 minutes I went and said... More 

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Thank jillyjon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Although this place doesn't look like much, the food is excellent and the service is great. There's a huge selection so that even fussy eaters will find something they like. The portions are generous. We liked it so much at morning tea time we went back for dinner (the mall is open late on Thursdays).

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Thank Melanie E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome lunch date with hubby on his birthday! Fish and chips was a big serving (couldnt finish it all) & was yummy!

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Thank vikashnip2016
Feilding, New Zealand
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The food is fresh and tasty and the coffee is always hot, there's plenty of seating and a good selection of food to choose from

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Thank Whowes
Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Friend and I had lunch at Graeme's, excellent choice of food and nice Coffee. Very busy Cafe which was clean and tidy... Would definitely eat here again.

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Thank Mainlandergirl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love the stuffed potatoes at Graeme's! Whenever I'm in town for dinner a stuffed potato is my go to! Always super filling!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Tasteless coffee. Rude front staff. However seems busy and popular. OK value for money, but you certainly get what you pay for.

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Thank Jason E
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Graemes is perhaps the most expensive café I have been to in the world for the food you get. I could (and have) easily spend $50 for a few sandwiches and a cake or two for me and my kids. I wont be heading back there again in a hurry.

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Thank Tim T
Oamaru, New Zealand
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158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Clearly this is a great Café in the hub of the Palmerston North Plaza. Food for all age groups are catered for by the extra friendly staff. Watch the hustle and bustle of shoppers while sipping your Café.

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Thank TwoTravellers34
Hastings, New Zealand
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Not a lot to be said. The long wait for an overprices breakfast that came out cold.The scrambled egg just passed. Why put limp lettuce on the plate. A pleasant smile would of been nice when ordering.

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Thank Alexander S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Plaza, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-357 8577

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?