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Cafe Express

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41 The Square | The Grand Building, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-353 8440
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 The Square | The Grand Building, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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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
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We were impressed by the strong, hot, coffee. The genuine friendly service and the quality of the food. We happened to be there at 9.30am thankfully - it gets busy in there quickly.

Thank LianneJ57
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Lively cafe - well placed for morning winter sun. Several people sitting outside even in June. Efficient staff; not long wait for food. Eggs Benedict with bacon was $15.90 and good. Flat white $4. Good value Will definitely return

Thank Ernlei
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We go to Cafe Express every time we go to Palmerston North to catch up with family and enjoy the best coffee! Brilliant coffee every time, their consistency is why I rate them so highly! Service is great, staff are always smiling and welcoming, which...More

Thank BecaMoss
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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