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Big Jims Garden Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
1217 Devon Road, New Plymouth 4373, New Zealand
+64 6-755 1829
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1217 Devon Road, New Plymouth 4373, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had many good meals, but have also had some meals that were not great. The staff are always nice and welcoming.

Thank Orchidacea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Welcomed into this charming cafe straight away. What to have was a yummy choice of all day breakfast menu as well and lunch items. There was also a great selection of savoury and sweet cabinet food. I decided on Lambs Fry and Bacon on a...More

Thank mackka
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Bright smiles, great service, fabulous food. I just love this cafe you are made to feel so welcome and best of all, a busy lunch time is covered by enough staff all with the same attitude a great one. Because they were so well covered...More

Thank Marlaina C
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Really tasty meal. Excellent customer service with waitress and counter staff. Meal sizes were very good as well.

Thank ceceliar2018
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Took15 -20mins to get 2 coffees.this in itself is sort of okay BUT We ordered one in a takeaway cup and one in cup. Both came as takeaways. We ordered a savory scone NOT heated please ,it came heated. The tables outside were covered in...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely light lunch in a nice garden setting, very busy, good selection of food, from hot open chicken sandwiches with salad to really yummy cakes, good service, nice to be able to sit outside.

Thank dimarshall63
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Big Jim’s garden café was a real find. A warm sunny day, underneath a shady tree, on hand hewn tables and chairs was a nice environment. The service was prompt, staff very pleasant and the sandwiches delicious. A little bit out of the way but...More

1  Thank alan d
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Indoor or out door garden seating. Choose from cabinet selection or off the menu. Very accommodating for a large group at short notice. Reasonable pricing

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We visited the Taranaki Garden Festival earlier this month with a group that we took on a 4 night tour, and loved it. One of the 1st places we visited was the garden and home of Jim and then we all went to their garden...More

Thank Lynette C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Standard fare with good range of cabinet food. Service was friendly and prompt. Plenty of seating and the best thing about it is the great garden centre next door!

Thank Katieclem46
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1217 Devon Road, New Plymouth 4373, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-755 1829
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