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Reviewed 6 March 2024

Like other Coffee Clubs, it was on the expensive side. The small selection of cabinet food was more reasonably priced. Overall the food was good and the staff were very friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 7 November 2022

We had the Crumbed Fish and Chips for Lunch on Saturday 5th November. The fish was not fresh and was terrible. I told the chef whose response was, "sorry to hear that". Sorry, this is poor!

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 26 July 2022

Saw the cost of a milkshake before ordering and quickly changed my mind. Always seems to have a good customer flow but food is pricey for what it is. Wouldn't be in a hurry to rush back.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 15 May 2022

The level of service for our visit was excellent. Despite it being busy the tables were all cleared and wiped, but even so when we sat down a waitress came to check it was clean. The staff were attentive and friendly. We were offered water,...they checked if our meal was okay and they asked if we wanted anything else. At the end they cleared empty plates. There was a good number of waitresses and they had been trained to a high level. We enjoyed our experience - which was night and day to our last café brunch in Palmy.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 14 November 2021

Very disappointed with our service at Coffee Club yesterday, had to ask twice for knife and butter, to go with muffin that had been delivered earlier. Ordered two cups of tea, got one single pot, had to ask for a second. Noticed another customer who...had to ask for their order, that was taking too long. The couple opposite us, decided to get a refund, rather than wait extra time for their order that hadn’t been delivered. The cafe wasn’t even busy. Would be hesitant t9 go backMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 17 January 2021

The table my husband and I sat at hadn't been disinfected, (the waitress came over and quickly wiped down the table after we sat down). We also noticed the cafe floor was covered in crumbs and left over food. I had a berry smoothie, and...when we got home, I had a very sore stomach, leading to diarrhea for the rest of the afternoon. Am disappointed, as in the past have had very good meals in what was to us an upmarket cafe. We probably will give this cafe a miss from now on.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 19 October 2020

Just went for the first time in the weekend. Saturday morning and they were busy serving coffee and food. Just had a flat white and it was good. Friend had food and he was happy

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 21 August 2020

My family and I visited the Coffee Club and were thankful that they do not waver on quality. The food was superb and the coffee just as good! The menu is always diverse and offer anything for the discerning eater!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 6 August 2020 via mobile

Great location and good looking food. The wait to get served was lengthy as a person purchased several gift cards. Being hungry I purchased some wedges and yes the price was well posted but really, way too pricey ($17) and certainly not on my menu...if I visit againMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 25 July 2020 via mobile

Below average coffee today at the netball courts. Normally have no issues but today both our coffees were poor. One tasted more like milky water.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 22 July 2020

All was excellent except the lasagne itself which looked great but lacked flavour. Likewise the fat, enticing melting moment. Coffee was hot and strong, service was smiling and efficient, care was taken to observe strict hygiene in these testing times. We shall return but make...a different food choice.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 26 May 2020 via mobile

Visited on Sunday for breakfast, nice friendly service, good coffee, however our food was terrible. Can’t remember what it was called but we ordered 2 of chicken bacon and Camembert cheese in tortillas, the picture of it looked amazing however when ours came out it...didn’t even look toasted. One meal was average the other was terrible, from what we could see they only made 1 not realising it was 2 as we saw one meal go up and then be pulled away and then they have quickly thrown together the second meal which was very rushed with raw uncooked bacon and cold chicken. Would have passed this on however no one checked on our meals. Very disappointing as we don’t get to go out very often!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 11 January 2020

Busy place Ordered breakfast, but find out 30 minutes wait after being paid for ! Should have been told prior to ordering. Was well over 40 minutes Too long!!!!! Food/ average

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 2 December 2019

1. Atmosphere is great 2. Parking is reasonable and close as well plus free if you get there early enough 3. Food, my eggs benedict with crunchy fried chicken was not the best. The chicken was not crunchy enough, had dough wrapped around that was...fried. Maybe my expectations after eating at Auckland raised the bar too muchMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 10 November 2019 via mobile

All 4 of us really enjoyed our meals and the drinks. Was very busy and took a little while but was worth it. Especially enjoyed the omelet.

Date of visit: November 2019
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THE COFFEE CLUB ON THE SQUARE, Palmerston North - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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The Coffee Club on the Square is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 4