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The Vines Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, British
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56 Johnston Street, Foxton 4814, New Zealand
+64 6-363 5235
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The coffee is to die for and the food is devine. The owners go there way to always make my visits there special. I am a regular who goes to their Friday night service and am never disappointed - each week there is a different entree and dessert special of which I can never turn down. Spent Christmas day there... More 

Thank Ian F
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Just returned from lovely Christmas dinner. Lovely meal with great selection of food finishing off with nice coffee. Was something different to do after having a pre Christmas with family on Christmas eve. Great atmosphere. Felt very much at home

Thank Bev T
United Kingdom
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Stopped for a coffee on our road trip around New Zealand. Very helpful and polite staff, nice coffee. Give it a try.

Thank greentractor
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We visited this week and have to say that the food when we were served was excellent...the only problem was time that it took to get meals...45 mins for food and 50 mins for drinks...although when we ordered we were asked if we were in a hurry was still not expecting to wait this long...!! The cafe was not overly... More 

Thank Karen P
Foxton, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We booked as a group of 30+ people for a buffet meal. It was very good and the service was excellent.

Thank suekeith2016
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We had our 50th Wedding anniversary at the cafe, there were 50th people, the venue was just right the catering was excellent. We had an wonderful evening highly recommend.

Thank Mike321881
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

The vines is a very clean friendly cafe...good food nice service well worth the stop.. coffee was really nice and there was a really nice grapevine hanging over us so it gives you something to talk about...

Thank PJoynes
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Easter 2016 on tour around central and southern North Island and wow had 2 great meals here. Hands on Owners , a great asset and a way to gather customer feedback. All Positive.

Thank Noel F
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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222 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

We enjoyed a friendly, efficient time. Obviously popular with the locals. Coffee that ticked all the boxes, even a warmed cup. A clean tidy environment. A waitress who did her job very well. Little things that matter, straightening a table a little bit, pepper and salt shakers just so. We had toasted sandwiches with a small side of salad that... More 

Thank MerlinBlaise
Levin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Enjoyed the company while attending a birthday lunch with friends, good economical food and lovely atmosphere.

Thank Anita G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Johnston Street, Foxton 4814, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Foxton
  • Phone Number: +64 6-363 5235

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?