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The Verdict Cafe Restaurant

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114 The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-355 1622
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
114 The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for morning tea and weren't disappointed. Not only was the coffee great so was the delicious chocolate muffin. Staff were excellent though there was a small wait to be served.

Thank joken630
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Was in town with my elderly mum and this place was a great find. Reminded me of food from cafes of my childhood. Both cabnet and hot food. From good old scones and club sammies to files with salad. I had a delicious baked potatoe...More

Thank owlesey
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place is always busy, and that's always a good sign. It's serves a pretty standard cabinet-food, but it's fresh and delicious and you know it's all been made by people who love food. The staff are friendly and take care of their regulars, knowing...More

Thank Jackie D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The food here is good, but just another cafe in Palmerston North. There is nothing that makes it stand out from any other cafe in the town so no wow factor. But the service is quick and the staff friendly. Price is mid-range. This place...More

Thank Fakeittillyoumakeit
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, nice food, nice staff, good prices, fast and generous servings. I'll come back here if I'm back in town

Thank Wreckingshoes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Tucked away down the alley in the middle of the square is 'The Verdict'. We have been here several times for lunch and each time found it better than the last. Food choices were vast and the prices were perfect for a couple of oldies....More

Thank kiwi-shopper
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This place is tucked away off the main street, but it is definitely worth the stop. It is very busy with the local lunch-time traffic, but it is worth the wait. The food always looks good and it tastes even better. My wife loves the...More

Thank DAVE C
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Situated in the square and handy to the shops etc. The food has always been of a high standard and much is produced by the owners. The selection is extensive with hot and cold food available. There is also a good selection of hot and...More

Thank palmykop
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely place. "Old school" with very good hospitality. Bottomless filter coffee! The staff are lovely and down to earth.

Thank Seann P
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I enjoy the Verdict Cafe. Surroundings are very pleasant with yummy sandwiches, savouries, and cakes ... Love the scones :) and really enjoy the macaroni cheese.. Highly recommend

Thank Diane C
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Response from kiwikessler | Reviewed this property |
Sorry they are also open for breakfast :o)
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 The Square, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-355 1622
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