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…

Cafe Polo – Miramar, Wellington

Cafe Polo – https://www.cafepolo.co.nz/ Reviewed by FiFi, February 2018 The Place: This cafe tucked away in the burbs that is trying a wee bit too hard to be trendy has little street appeal and the furniture and decor is tired and in need of some TLC.  There is some shoddy looking outdoor seating and plenty of…

Church Cafe – Sanson

Church Cafe – https://www.facebook.com/churchcafesanson/ Reviewed by Karen, January 2018 The Place: Church cafe in Sanson is a quaint place with atmosphere and basic, good food.  There is lots of cabinet food, vegetarian, gluten-free and a blackboard menu.  This no frills cafe has indoor and outdoor seating. The Service: The service was okay. The Presentation: The Bene…

Hamills Restaurant – Frankton, Queenstown

Hamills Restaurant – http://www.hamills.co.nz/ Reviewed by Karen, December 2017 The Place: Sited in the heart of the Remarkables Park Shopping Centre Hamills boasts outstanding views of The Remarkables mountain range and Coronet Peak Ski Field.  There is plenty of seating inside and outside this casual pub-style venue where you can sit, relax and soak up the…