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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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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (13 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 2 weeks ago 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

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
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Daughter took me there yesterday for my birthday lunch with my one year old granddaughter. Beautiful meal. Baby very welcome. It was my daughters first time there and she was very impressed with-everything. (She eats out a lot and is hard to please). I also...More

Thank KayeandNeil
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Amazingly tasty breakfasts at a good price. Delicious coffee and friendly staff as well, highly recommended

Thank Jea M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Dropped in for some lunch and coffee break. Overall a pleasant experience with a standard range of food options. Burgers were good, likewise the other options. Seemed to be well visited and family orientated.

Thank Dukenukem30
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful clean and layed out cafe . A friend and I went in for lunch and was immediately greeted by Sue who presented us with menus and told us to pick a table of our choice . The service was top notch friendly...More

Thank petergO6150PV
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Nice coffee, good selection of food. The staff looked a bit miserable (but working Easter Monday I would be too). Sit inside or outside No free wifi

Thank nzandreanz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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