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Cafe Mondo

) #2 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Porirua #42 of 47 Places to Eat in Porirua $$ - $$$ Cafe,
State Highway One, Plimmerton, Porirua, New Zealand
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“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“south island” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
State Highway One, Plimmerton, Porirua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee while shopping for plants. The coffee was tasty and most importantly hot. The tables were clean and tidy and staff efficient.

1  Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Just dropped in for a coffee while we were shopping at the garden centre. Nice places to sit in the warmth of the greenhouse or indoors. The drinks were so slow and they weren't that busy, Waiting 15 minutes for a coffee and a Hot...More

Thank Murray P
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The refurbishment looks good but the food now needs a refurb. There wasn't a lot of nice fresh looking items in the cabinet so I ordered coffee and cake. I wasn't impressed with my cake. The coffee was ok but not as hot as it...More

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered a cheese scone and a coffee . Not much cheese in the scone and a sceric of butter to put on it so it tasted really bland, but it was fresh. The coffee was really nice, good strength and not woosie. Prompt service. It...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Super garden centre let down my this cafe. Been a few times and the service is shocking and the food expensive . Went in today as it has been refurbished. Apart from about eight huge thick Turkish bread sandwiches I couldn't see much else on...More

1  Thank Pat231045
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Returned here recently after an unfortunate experience a few months ago. Has the service improved? No. Ordered 2 coffees a toasted sandwich and quiche. The coffees and toasted sandwich were served - no quiche. After a while we were watching what appeared to have been...More

Thank 17Barb17
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We have visited Café Mondo twice in the past two weeks. It is sited inside the Palmers Garden Centre. It is overpriced, for what is provided. They haven't got their planning right for amount and selection of different café snacks and their coffee is appalling....More

1  Thank beanb41
Reviewed 16 May 2016

..... to argue with customers who know what they (customers) requested in the way of sweetener for coffees. This is the type of café who decide to put the sweetener in coffee rather than handing out sachets or tablets . Knowing this we asked which...More

Thank 17Barb17
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We stopped for a late brunch. Cafe inside Palmers Garden Centre. Garden Centre very nice. Counter staff could of been a more friendly. Ordered squid rings, chips & salad. We received 4 squid rings (which were very tasty). Not many quid rings (but the meal...More

Thank JustusHutt
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Menu food such as breakfasts are good but the standouts for me are the ginger gems, south island cheese rolls and the mondo shakes. Nice to club type sandwiches always feature in the cabinet.

Thank CosmicCowgirl
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Cafe, New Zealand
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: State Highway One, Plimmerton, Porirua, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Porirua
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