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…

Cafe – Gear Homestead – Porirua

Cafe – Gear Homestead – https://gearhomesteadconz.wordpress.com/cafe/ Reviewed by FiFi, June 2017 The Place: This cafe is situated in a landmark building that is surrounded by gardens and open, fresh air with vistas as far as the eye can see.  There is plenty of seatings indoors and outdoors.  They offer delectable cabinet food and menus that change…

Cafe Oranje – Plimmerton, Porirua

Cafe Oranje – https://www.zomato.com/wellington/kafe-oranje-plimmerton Reviewed by FiFi, May 2017 The Place: This converted house was historically known as Cafe Vella and they service breakfast, lunch and dinner.  There is a beer-keg looking device on the wall that offers free council beer aka H2O which just adds to its quirkiness.  There is ample seating inside or outside…

Peppermill Delicatessen – Porirua

Peppermill Delicatessen – http://thepeppermill.co.nz/ Reviewed by Fi Fi – August 2015 The Place: To my understanding this cafe was recently sold and is now under new management / ownership.  To me it looks like they have put a lick of paint over some of the walls, rearranged some of the shelving and displays, updated their crockery,…