Kiwi Cafe – Epuni, Lower Hutt

Kiwi Cafe – https://www.facebook.com/KiwiCafe2/ Reviewed by Karen and FiFi, March 2018 The Place: There appears to only be indoor seating (although it does look like they would have enough footpath space to add a couple of small tables outside). There is lots of cabinet food to chose from, a kids menu, vegetarian, gluten-free and a large…

180 Degrees Cafe and Bistro – Paraparaumu

180 Degrees Cafe and Bistro – https://www.facebook.com/pages/180-Degrees-Cafe-And-Bistro/302080489815221 Reviewed by Karen – March 2018 (and also January 2017) The Place: This place gets its name from the 180 degrees of beautiful coastal views.  I came here in January 2017 and then again in March 2018.  I have posted contrasting photos so that you can see the vast…

Hungry Horse Cafe – Palmerston North

Hungry Horse Cafe – https://www.facebook.com/hungryhorse.co.nz/ Reviewed by Karen, March 2018 The Place: Hungry Horse is a recently opened eatery on a reasonably busy intersection and has literally ‘cornered’ the market on this old petrol station site.  It is fresh and minimalist in its decor with space for about 20 persons.  There are 2 Bene options.  The Montreal…

Backyard Cafe – Plimmerton, Porirua

Backyard Cafe – https://www.palmers.co.nz/palmers-plimmerton/ Reviewed by FiFi, March 2018 The Place: Nestled in the heart of a garden shop this cafe is a wee gem.  The cafe has plenty of indoor seating as well as sheltered courtyard seating outside.  There is plenty of yummy looking fresh cabinet food as well as an extensive blackboard menu to…

Workshop Cafe – Petone, Lower Hutt

Workshop Cafe – http://workshopcafe.co.nz/ Reviewed by FiFi, February 2018 The Place: There is seating outdoors and plenty indoors this rather large cafe designed for the hungry at heart.  Located next to Bunnings and in close proximity to an industrial area this establishment caters for those in a rush.  The cafe is one big, open planned eatery…

Arrosta – Palmerston North

Arrosta – http://arrostacoffee.co.nz/Cafe/ Reviewed by Karen – February 2018 The Place: Arrosta cafe is modern, fresh and new and aimed at a corporate market due to its location and potential clientele.  This makes it not the cheapest but but no means the most expensive Bene.  They have gluten-free, free-range and vegetarian options.  They offer three bene…

Beanie Cafe – Petone, Lower Hutt

Beanie Cafe – https://www.zomato.com/wellington/beannie-cafe-petone/menu Reviewed by FiFi, February 2018 The Place: This trendy, vintage-themed cafe oozed atmosphere and ambiance.  Soft background music, eclectic artwork on the walls and muffled chatter added to the appeal of this venue.There was heaps of scrumptious looking cabinet food, gluten-free, a kids menu, vegetarian options.  There are four bene options to…