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“Amazing Lamb Shanks!”

La Patio Cafe & Bar
Price range: USD 8 - USD 28
Cuisines: European, Cafe, New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Great service, first time i had been here and while on holiday, made for a relaxing time and great atmosphere even though it was pretty quiet at the time, love the ornaments of musicians around and the service was good, before i chose the lamb shanks i asked a question about something on the menu and the barman went and found out from the chef more about a dish. Want to return again

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Thank Danni82
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Their Beef 2 ways was simply brilliant the Eye Fillet you could cut with no effort and the Beef Cheek melted in the mouth. However my wife's beef cheek was luke warm at best and her dish arrived while I was still enjoying my entrée. It has been the best value Plate of Origin dish we have had this year.

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Thank Allanh50
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Lunch for my wife and I plus my son and his wife plus 2 children under 5 years of age. Great outside eating area but a bit cold that day to enjoy it. Service was quick and efficient and staff well dressed and friendly. Food well prepared two of us had the fish and fries while the ladies had stir fried noodles. Childrens meals were tasty with large portions. Drinks reasonably priced compared to other restaurants. Catered well for the children and nothing appeared too much trouble. Great lounge area for those wanting to have their coffee in more comfortable chairs. Good to see a loyalty card offered when it came to pay the bill. Access to the restaurant is quite good with parking on the site or underneath offered for free. Would return again when opportunity arises. Joe

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Thank josephrI7944GA
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Good meal with colleagues at La Patio. Attentive wait staff and fairly limited menu with essentially a range of fixed price options; $35 a main dish, $25 for a cafe dish and options to include entree or dessert. All sounds a little uninspired but the food was lovely and all arrived at about the same time. I recommend the lamb: perfectly cooked and seasoned. Not sure the prices are justified but a good option for a working dinner.

Thank JedAfterthought
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I had a fantastic meal here yesterday with my family. We could fault nothing from service to food from the moment we sat down. I had the Lamb Shank (Gluten Free)
Braised lamb shank served with creamy mashed potatoes, roasted garlic
tomatoes, sautéed vegetables and finished with a minted lamb jus which was fantastic and the meat fell off the bone, my family had the Angus Pure Scotch Fillet Steak (Gluten Free) Grilled steak accompanied with a mesclun salad, fries, fried egg and finished with a red wine mushroom jus which everything was perfect, crisp fresh chips, perfectly cooked steak as requested just great. Full of flavour, huge portions, great value for your money and bonus friendly staff. If you in the area do yourself a favour and head on down to them. Im a chef and quite fussy and I could not fault one thing. Well done to the FOH and BOH staff. Thank you and have a Wonderful Christmas and New Year!!

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Thank chefsam77
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