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Cafe Express

41 The Square | The Grand Building, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-353 8440
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 The Square | The Grand Building, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Good choices for breakfast always well presented and prepared. Good coffee and quick service. Right on the Square.

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

A large group of friends enjoyed a superb meal, excellent and helpful service , with well timed delivery, all adding to a wonderful get-together. The menu is always interesting, the chef very friendly, the coffee delicious and the ambience great.

Thank alanab927
Reviewed 21 October 2016

As I had never been there before, I was unsure of this Cafe', warmly welcomed, Menu good especially for Breakfast, I was very happy with the choice I had made, not a long waiting time either for one's food.

Thank Majors-10
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Had brunch here today, food was of a good standard and service was fast and friendly. Prices quite reasonable and they seem to cover all bases on the menu. Given the apparent lack of breakfast cafes in Palmerston North cbd area id rate them well...More

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Had Eggs Bene for lunch with a workgroup. Eggs slightly overcooked and minimal salmon. But tasted not bad. Rest of the group were relatively happy with what they got. Very noisy (and busy).

Thank Brent R
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We've been to Cafe Express a couple of times and never been disappointed. Yesterday, with an hour on our hands we decided to pop in for a light late lunch. Ordered a small lunch platter to share and some coffees. Coffees were great, the lunch...More

Thank MRed5
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My daughter and I quite often come here for brunch and a coffee. We feel best in town. I had the lambs fry last visit with a bowl of coffee and both were amazing

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I met my friend for lunch. I hadn't been to Cafe Express for a long time. I was met as I entered by a staff member who said when I'd found a place to sit she would bring me the menu, which she did. I...More

Thank Phoeberoe
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Have heard great things about this place and we had to stop in for a coffee and a bite to eat while in town. Certainly one of the best coffee's we have ever had and muffins beautiful and fresh and looking forward to coming back...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I alley have the Burcher muesli at cafe Express but it seems to have changed and now lacks the X factor. Coffee was delicious and the staff friendly

Thank P468VTianw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 The Square | The Grand Building, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-353 8440
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