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Cafe Brie

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218 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
+64 6-355 5282
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“brie” (33 reviews)
“potato stack” (3 reviews)
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French, Cafe, New Zealand, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well for a Cafe this place is tops, great service from friendly and helpful staff. nice surroundings and did not have to yell to be heard in conversation considering the number of other guests which made a pleasant change from many cafes. The cafe is...More

Thank NZConsumer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 couples for an Easter Sunday lunch. First visit here for me, my Mrs has done brekkie a few times with girlfriends. We had a most enjoyable experience. My lamb burger was classic, not toasted bread but a proper bun with a perfectly grilled pattie,...More

Thank MerlinBlaise
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Found the staff friendly, not the cheapest cafe in town but everything ordered was good, with the Acai bowl a winner if you don't feel like a cooked breakfast/brunch

Thank mrdarcyd
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Tired of all the usual franchise cafes we headed to Brie on Broadway for lunch while visiting Palmerston North. What a great choice! A great lunch menu and we settled on the French tapas to share - the nicest lunch we have had in a...More

Thank Rob3418
Reviewed 1 March 2018

We often visit on the weekend for lunch and have found the food acceptable, the service friendly and the toilets clean. The slices might be a bit on the expensive side but they are generous. Coffee nice and strong.

Thank B S
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We had reasonable hopes that there would be buttery croissants , pain au raison pain au chocolat and just pains when we called in for breakfast . The so called croissant was a travesty and the only French part was Bonne Maman jam. Egg Benedict...More

Thank elsthorpe
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Delicious array of French tapa's, presented on a lovely platter. Great service, friendly staff & very keen to help. Fantastic coffee! Ideal for a date, but I've also taken my family and the kids enjoyed the selection on offer. Easy to please & happy to...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Billed as a French restaurant we were greeted in French by lovely staff. Given menus and seated at our table we had no idea we had to go back to the counter, order and pay, so we waited and waited. Finally ordering our French platter...More

Thank chrishight
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

You must sample these! Hot cinnamon and walnut brioche scrolls each day are amazing! Coffee is great too

Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I was greeted as soon as we walked in, Meagan was her name. We ordered off the menu and it only took 10 minutes to come out, the best eggs benefits EVER. Friendly staff, great service, pleasant surroundings, certainly worth many more visits, considering I...More

Thank Ruth H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-355 5282
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