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Quarter Acre Cafe Bistro

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1164 Main Highway, Levin 5573, New Zealand
+64 6-362 6348
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
“beignets” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, International, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1164 Main Highway, Levin 5573, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Should Manu Fieldel from MKR ever be lucky enough to dine at the Quarter Acre Café and have the New York Strip Steak with the creamy mushroom herb sauce, he definitely won't be uttering the words "where's the sauce" because these guys have nailed the...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The online menu has changed significantly so needs to be updated. The pork belly entree was 80% fat so I sent it back. I ordered a small ciabatta garlic bread to replace the pork belly. I received a large. It was great garlic bread but...More

Thank Hayley J
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful meal, flounder perfect, BBQ pulled pork burger just right with spicy sauce. Service good in pleasant surroundings.

Thank TraceyD947
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Cabinet food and a menu offering a wide choice of foods. Can eat inside or out in the garden which we did and it was lovely. Friendly staff and service.

Thank Camda
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Lovely anniversary afternoon tea with friend, Coffee was hot, sausage roll was amazing, carrot cake a little bit drier than normal

Thank RichardvG
Renee C, Owner at Quarter Acre Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thanks for your feedback, glad you enjoyed your visit... Will keep an eye on the carrot cake, thanks for mentioning :)

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I've had coffee here once before. It's always busy and for good reason, quality food and coffee. I think they make all the counter food on site. The place has character with various rooms inside and out with nice garden settings outside. Friendly staff and...More

Thank wynmead
Renee C, Owner at Quarter Acre Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Hi there, thanks for your review :) Yes we make all of our counter food on site; no the salmon was not from a can - we've been trying some flash frozen Norwegian but with constructive feedback like yours we won't reorder this product. We...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

The family needed a place to stop for lunch along the way from Kapiti to Palmerston North and this was a good location for that. It was a Sunday and the place was very busy but manage to find us a table. Both service and...More

Thank OomooAba
Renee C, Owner at Quarter Acre Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for your positive review. We have children too, so we have plenty of inspiration in that department! Hope your kids enjoyed a bounce on the Springfree trampoline :)

Reviewed 28 January 2018

Went to Quarter Acre Café on 27 January for my birthday and wedding anniversary special lunch. Had a beautiful table inside overlooking the garden and the windows were open so we got the best of both worlds - shade and a breeze. The place was...More

Thank Sandra B
Renee C, Owner at Quarter Acre Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for your lovely kind words, reviews like this make our day :) See you again soon!

Reviewed 9 January 2018

When you are in need of some seriously delicious cake, it is so worth the journey to this place. I've never been disappointed in the quality the moisture and the taste, and they are generous sizes too. The steak will leave your tasted buds satisfied...More

Thank travelingturtle_nz
Renee C, Owner at Quarter Acre Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thanks so much for your review - from all of us at the Quarter Acre - the baker and the kitchen team, the front of house crew and the gardener! Feedback like yours is why we do what we do :)

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

First time to visit here. My brother ordered banana split or pancakes with bacon banana & maple syrup. Nephew ^ I had bacon & eggs. I only have eggs cooked & NOT runny mine were done perfect. The potatoes were coated in mustard & too...More

Thank Eunice C
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Lois J
21 March 2017|
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Response from Renee C | Property representative |
Hi, Yes well behaved dogs are welcome in our outside seating area as long as they don't interfere with the dining experience of others. Please keep your dog on a leash and pick up after them ;) We have shade and water bowls... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$44
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1164 Main Highway, Levin 5573, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Levin
  • Phone Number: +64 6-362 6348
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