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59 George Street | City Centre, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-357 2614
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
59 George Street | City Centre, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have found Barista to be consistently good - we have visited at least annually for a number of years. The eye fillet steak I enjoyed on this visit was cooked to perfection and my wife opted for the lamb shank (again). Service is always...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A large group was skilfully attended to at short notice. Good wine list, complementary starters and a small but well put together mains menus meant all of us - a vegan, a gluten intolerant, a vegetarian and a carnivore were well pleased with our choice.

Thank leoniew5558
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped into Barista for lunch with my wife. Great coffee and meals during busy lunch time. Beef salad was fantastic with great mushrooms.

Thank Gaz75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very lovely cafe/restaurant tables slightly uneven Very good for the money. But slightly small portions but I do like a big meal. Food took a little to long to come out but was very high quality and cook to a top standard. Would be 5...More

Thank George P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overnight stop needed a dinner with no reservation luckily got a table as it was a Saturday evening was busy and they started turning folks away. Meals were tasty and well presented. Attentive service with a smile. Tall building with a huge mural made for...More

Thank 123LS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here one early morning, it was so delicious! The vege breakfast is by far the best vege breakfast I’ve ever come across! The eggs benny was also great 😌 great atmosphere! Couldn’t recommend more!!

Thank Georgia N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are visiting Palmerston while my daughter is playing volleyball. I checked Trip Advisor to make sure we got a good coffee. We were not disappointed. A lovely flat white along with a Turkish sandwich filled with bacon, a hashbrown, avocado and feta. All for...More

Thank Tessa245
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal tried the fish of the day which was snapper on courgette and lemon fritter with a tomato salsa and creme fraiche. Fish was cooked beautifully and meal had great flavours . Great wine and very helpful service . Live singer was...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Me and my friends always have a good experience at barista! The coffee is great and they recommended a delicious red Shiraz wine. I love that they are always willing to stay open late on weekdays for customers - so welcoming! Yummy desert options too,...More

Thank Kylie S
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

As per usual David and the team provided superb service and fantastic food making our evening wonderful. Oysters, beautiful Lamb Shanks and Fillet steak, with desserts to top it off. We will certainly be back on our next visit to Palmerston North.

Thank stuartnz2015
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29 December 2016|
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Response from GailShirley | Property representative |
Thanks for asking but the owners have no input into your reviews. I believe you can edit or delete and replace so that might be the only option. Kind regards Gail
14 February 2015|
Response from GailShirley | Property representative |
Barista is open 8am till 11pm every day except Christmas day and Good Friday. I am unable to get Trip Advisor to accept our submitted alterations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 George Street | City Centre, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-357 2614
  • E-mail
Open every day 8.00AM - 11.00PM Cafe by day, Bistro by night with Art and Music themes in the popular George Street boutique shopping area near the theatres, Te Manawa Art Gallery & museum, NZ Rugby Museum, City Council Chambers, Convention Centre and the Square.
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