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…

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…

Cafe Figg – Petone

Cafe Figg – https://www.facebook.com/CafeFigg/ Reviewed by Karen and FiFi, September 2017 The Place: This place is hip and has a real trendy vibe right in the heart of Petone’s shopping area.  Its compact but nonetheless there is a lot of indoor and outdoor seating.  The cabinet food looks and smells tempting and there is a huge…

Caroline’s Boatshed – Whanganui

Caroline’s Boatshed – http://carolinesboatshed.co.nz/ Reviewed by FiFi, August 2017 The Place: This cafe was once the historic Aramoho Hotel building which has been restored and modernised into this lovely cafe / restaurant / pub.  There is plenty of stylish, trendy seating inside or outside where you overlook the Whanganui River while you dine.  This place is…

The Larder – Miramar, Wellington

The Larder – https://www.facebook.com/thelardernz/ or  https://www.thelarder.co.nz/ Reviewed by FiFi, August 2016 The Place: They have organic, free-range, vegetarian, and gluten-free options where there is an abundance of tables inside and some outside.  There was plenty of fine food in the cabinet or an amazing menu that describes the decadent menu options ion detail.  This is not…