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French, Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I had lunch there today from 1130 to 1215. We chose Whitebait Fritter and the biggest burger I have had for decades. Both meals were the best !!!

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time to Cafe Brie in years and I was pleasantly delighted! Great service (super efficient but also friendly in the covid L2 setting which was appreciated) and excellent food! I had the Chicken Cajun salad which had tender crispy chicken pieces and yummy salads...greens complete with little edible flowers. :) Others at table all enjoyed their meals too. One had the bouillabaisse, one had whitebait fritters, and the other lambs fry. All very tasty and generous with the protein portions. Thank you Cafe Brie chefs and service staff for a wonderful lunch!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, great atmosphere, beautiful setting and out of this world food. If you are wanting a high tea, this is where it's at. Well done to all the staff for making my baby shower beautiful. Planning and booking was seamless.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 22 October 2021 via mobile

We made an error with our order and they were great about fixing it and giving us a refund. Super friendly. The food was fabulous too.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 17 October 2021 via mobile

Visited with a friend for brunch and was really happy with the food. The decor is a little tired, but the service and food was great. I really liked how orders were taken at our table with the portable eftpos machine for payment at the...time. Keep this up out of level 2! I had the eggs Benedict with bacon and yum, the hollandaise was perfect. My friend had the vegetarian breakfast and was also happy. I will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 7 September 2021

Enjoyed a delicious High Tea at Cafe Brie! One was gluten free and both were beautifully presented, a great selection of hot and cold foods, and both tasted yum! Table setting was delightful too. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 24 July 2021 via mobile

Went for brunch, food was a good size for the price with a decent amount of options. Had the eggs bene and big breakfast, only criticism would be asked for cold smoked salmon and got hot smoked instead! Coffee was delicious and friendly staff!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 24 June 2021 via mobile

First time trying here and thought it was ok. Personally I didn’t feel it had much of a vibe upon entering. Cabinet food looked good, service was friendly enough. Coffee was nice, vege breakky was an interesting make up but was ok. Had bacon on...the side and given only one rasher which I thought was a small amount. The potato/kumara lacked seasoning while the overall plate was presented well.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 31 May 2021

Family get together for brunch at this Cafe was most enjoyable.... easy to book a table and no issues with it being ready when we arrived. Great selection on the breakfast and brunch menu ... we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 23 May 2021 via mobile

A really nice breakfast eggs Benedict and lambs fry and bacon with very good service our 2nd visit when in Palmerston North and would definitely reurn

Date of visit: April 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cafe Brie

Yes, Cafe Brie offers takeaway services.

Cafe Brie is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5