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“Rotary 25th annual garden tour”

Palms Bistro and Venue
Ranked #25 of 42 Restaurants in Kerikeri
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$27
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Palms bistro and venue is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 4pm serving breakfast/ brunch,lunches a range of fresh coffees and teas, as well as a full bistro menu. We are also have a very extensive kids room we are open on Thursday Friday and Saturday sunday evenings from 5.30pm for Dinner. Bookings for lunch or dinner are welcome, in fact highly recommended. The bistro is fully licensed to serve a range of wines, beers and spirits. Please enquire if you have a wedding, special event or occasion in mind, the garden and cafe make a perfect venue and is available for private hire. The garden at Palmco is rated as a "Garden Of National Significance' by the NZ Horticultural Society. The pictures attached provide a preview, but a visit is an absolute must if you are in the Bay of Islands at anytime. Kids room on site with movies and things for the kids to do Free Internet wifi
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Owners wife who fronts the operation was a bit dizzy. You would have thought on probably the busiest day of the year they would have brought in more help. We weren't shown to our table and the tables hadn't been cleared from the detritus of previous occupants. Limited menu for the day which was OK but the special we had was great. Friends of the owner helping out made it amateur half hour. The person in charge concentrated so much on making coffee she forgot about the customers.

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Jason V, General Manager at Palms Bistro and Venue, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2013

Thank you for your review and our sincerest apologies for your experience. You are right that weekend was the biggest we had experienced so far and the numbers far exceeded our expectations that day. You will be pleased to know that following this we employed aditional staff to ensure the levels of service are now high and consistant. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the food and garden during your visit.
Thank you once again for the feedback.

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Reviewed 26 October 2012

Amazing palm gardens, good coffee and nice cakes. Beautiful cafe to spend some time in before or after a stroll through the gardens!

Thank sinbarambam
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Nikki W, Owner at Palms Bistro and Venue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Thanks for the review see you soon

Rob Nik

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Reviewed 24 October 2012

A must for all visitors to Kerikeri. An amazing garden for kids to roam in and the quality of the food and service at the cafe is that equal to a fine dining restaurant.

Thank Oaties
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Nikki W, Owner at Palms Bistro and Venue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Thanks for the review see you soon

Rob Nik

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Reviewed 20 August 2012

Had herd about the new cafe at parmco nursery so decided to go for a unplaned lunch. Its in very pleasent surroundings nice outlook onto a grassed and pond area, would be a great area for a wedding etc. The food was above par and well presented , chef Rolf and Anita ex caf'e cinema kerikeri. The decor is a little ordinary but OK or am i being a little fussy!!
They dont do nights just from 10am to 4pm thurs - sunday , menu covers all tastes and do all day breeke . make sure you take a look around parmcos garden while you are there , walk of you food its a real must see. Will be back.

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Nikki W, Owner at Palms Bistro and Venue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Thanks for the review see you soon

Rob Nik

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Reviewed 29 January 2017
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