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La Patio Cafe & Bar

) #48 of 156 Restaurants in Palmerston North $$ - $$$ European, , Cafe
140 Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
+64 6-356 5065
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“scallops” (11 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 21 May 2017

My friend and I popped in for lunch on Saturday. We were greeted by a friendly server and seated quickly. There was a good variety of lunch items on the menu. We started with the assorted breads and dips, then my friend chose the avocado...More

Thank Funforgin
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This was our third choice and it was not a good experience. New chef, not such good food and there just was just something missing. My Eggs Benedict had clear runny insides, my son got what he was expecting in a Thai Salad (beef strips...More

Thank Joan M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We went for high tea today at La Patio. I highly recommend this because the staff were very attentive. They treated us like royalty, and brought us more food without even being asked. The food was presented lovely, and was delicious. It was a good...More

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 8 March 2017

very,happy that this restaurant took orders until 9.30pm as,we,arrived,there,not long before hand and we still wanted a meal. Staff extremely efficient and friendly. Meal - really, really good and excellently presented. Breakfast the following morning was ....ok...

1  Thank Greg W
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Came here with a local friend on a Monday night given many places closed for dinner on Mondays. Very friendly service but a tad slow at times. To be fair we were also rather early and the wait staff was the only one there then....More

Thank Alvin N
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the Hotel Coachman and had dinner at their restaurant. Very enjoyable meal, good service. Some mains were quite pricey for us ($30 plus) but had a cheaper range with nice steak and great chunky fries, burger, lamb shanks etc which were $25. Would...More

Thank Miranda R
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful meal here after finding most places closed today. It turned out to be a great choice. The steak is one of the best I've had in recent times; the salmon was very nice & moist; the pork belly was well prepared and...More

Thank Joanna W
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Staying at the Coachman I ate here twice for dinner. Prices were what I expect in NZ but portions were larger than I've been used to here, and everything was fresh. Fish and chips had 3 pieces of fish which were flaky and light. I...More

Thank drncc1701
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Called in recently just to grab a coffee with family from overseas - asked for a medium flat white, received a small. A small, lukewarm coffee which took half a century to arrive even though we were the only customers. Not cheap, either. And while...More

Thank taurros
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We'd had a long day and a substantial lunch, so we didn't need a big dinner, so we opted for the cafe menu, which was a little cheaper than the main menu, but still with a reasonable variety. We hadn't had any beef for over...More

Thank Murray L
Samuel-FOM, Front Office Manager at La Patio Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Dear Murray L, Thank you for your excellent review of La Patio Café and Bar at Hotel Coachman. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed our items on the Café Menu and I will certainly share this with our chef and restaurant staff. We...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-356 5065
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La Patio is one of Palmerston North’s finest restaurants. The restaurant has a welcoming ambience and with refurbishments completed there is no better place to dine.
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