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…

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…

Shine Cafe – Lower Hutt

Shine Cafe – https://www.facebook.com/ShineCafeLH/ Reviewed by FiFi, January 2018 The Place: This quaint cafe is so close to the mall you can almost see the sale signs, yet far enough away to relax and enjoy without the hustle and bustle of the crowds.  There are plenty of indoor tables and a few outside.    There…