We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Chokolato @ the Library

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
City Library Palmerston North, | Mezzanine Floor, Palmerston North, New Zealand
+64 6-351 4100
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

4 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 4: English reviews
Level Contributor
43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

For the size of the cafe, the counter area is small. There was lots of plastic-wrapped food in the chiller and of course there is their gelato on offer, although having eaten some at their other premises would far rather reach for a Kapiti icecream (better icecream, better value). I ordered the $7.50 deal which bought me a large muffin... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Regina P
Burnaby, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

Great little find for travelers! Located inside one of the coolest and best equipped libraries I have ever come across- referred to as "the living room of Palmerston North". Free library Wifi, muffins & sandwiches 50% off after 3pm, handmade gelato, and lots of natural sunlight. Staff are friendly too! If you need anything printed, scanned, emailed, etc. the library... More 

Helpful?
Thank mapleleafgrl
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

This was once a stylish cafe with a full kitchen, 5-grain sourdough, and clean modern lines so the suggestion that I meet someone there for a coffee was welcome. Now, however, the kitchen is gone and the food offering restricted to plastic-wrapped sandwiches, and bought-in soups and cakes. It is operated by a single person who hasn't the time to... More 

Helpful?
Thank GiroWinters
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Level Contributor
47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

Palmy library is a great place to visit and relax. This little cafe adds that little extra that makes the visit all the more pleasant (and the ice-cream is super yum!).

Helpful?
Thank ThinkRight

Travellers who viewed Chokolato @ the Library also viewed

Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui Region
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui Region
 
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui Region
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui Region
 

Been to Chokolato @ the Library? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    1 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: City Library Palmerston North, | Mezzanine Floor, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-351 4100

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Chokolato @ the Library staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?