Cafe 40 – Palmerston North

Cafe 40 – http://www.manawatunz.co.nz/visit/restaurants-bars-cafes/cafes/?mid=10200194/Cafe-40 Reviewed by Karen – January 2016 The Place: This was a nice surprise.  Cafe 40 is a small wee cafe in Palmerston North’s cafe central.  There is seating inside with a few tables and chairs outside.  The options are made up of cabinet food and a blackboard menu.  I was also surprised…

Cima Cafe – Auckland CBD

Cima Cafe – ttps://www.facebook.com/cimacafehighstreet/info/?tab=overview Reviewed by Fi Fi – December2015 The Place: Most of the seating for this cafe is outdoors, undercover.  The smells permeating from this cafe entice you from afar.  The menu offers variety from freshly made pizzas, pasta, risottos, pancakes, fish, Lamb burgers, pulled pork, salads etc.  The place has a humming…

Strathmore Bakery and Cafe – Strathmore Park, Wellington

Strathmore Bakery and Cafe – https://www.facebook.com/pages/strathmore-bakery-and-cafe/163645470360330 Reviewed by Fi Fi – December 2015 The Place: The majority of seating is inside.  The atmosphere feels like the cafe part of this establishment was an afterthought.  The tables, although clean, look like they are in desperate need of an upgrade.  There is quite a lot of cabinet food…

Cafe Reka – Lower Hutt

Cafe Reka – http://dowse.org.nz/visit/cafe-reka Reviewed by Karen and Fi Fi – November 2015 The Place: Serving everything from burgers to smoothies, Café Reka caters for a broad range of diners wanting to get a caffeine injection, a mountainous gluten-free or vegetarian meal or something simple, yet tasty.  There is gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, a kids menu and…