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737 Main Street, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
+64 6-355 2164
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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356 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

This is a very ordinary dining out experience. It is really no more than a takeaway with a few tables. This is a pity as it used to have a very good reputation. Even the food is very ordinary and no different than any rather average takeaway.

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Thank Sus1952
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Me and my family often go here for the stuffed spuds which are absolutely delicious. Service is always very good, very friendly and welcoming and food is always out quick. Good value for money too, very filling and satisfying.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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186 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

A great place for a take out fish and chips Highly recommended to all that wants a good meal of fresh fish and chips

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Thank Malcolm W
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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434 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

Stads has to be one of the best takeaways in town, as well as having in-house dining. We usually have fish and chips, but the baked potatoes are uniformly excellent as well. The variety of choices caters to all tastes. Recommended!.

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Thank Tenorman41
New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

I used to travel to Palmerston North 3 - 6 times a year And always bought the Number 5 pack of 2 fish, fritters chips and mussels. The meals were always fresh, well prepared by pleasant staff. The fish was fresh and the chips and batter crisp. Most times I could not complete the meal. I will always go there... More 

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Thank Martin and Lee S
Wellington, New Zealand
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228 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

We ate at Stads as we were staying in accommodation across the road. Despite 'cafe' in its name Stads is more like a fish & chips shop but a very good one. The place is immaculate with table seating so you can have a sit down meal. We had a fish and chips meal with coleslaw - it was excellent.... More 

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Thank John_M255115
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

i often come here for a baked potatoe and salads. its lovely and so yummy. good service and has lots of seats to dine in with the kids and rest of family at a affordable price

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Thank not-happy14
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2012

We own Drovers Motor Inn across the road and were constantly referring our guests, and getting our tea from here! the food is crunchy and fresh really enjoy the crumbed fish burger! We order from here constantly! but its Great! Best FISH & CHIPS IN TOWN!

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Thank Israel H
Wellington, New Zealand
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2012

Had not been here for years but happened upon cafe again. Good to see that the baked potatoes are still on the menu and enjoyed it a great deal.

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Thank Jacqueline F
New Plymouth
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2012

If you want the yummiest fish and chips and burgers.. This is the place to go..The makes the best stuffed potatoes ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Thank Stacey G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 Main Street, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-355 2164

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