"I LOVE the Elm. Myself and my husband go there all the time. The staff are friendly and the food is always amazing. Our friends are always trying to get us to try somewhere new, but we don't want to when the value for money and food standard is to us, the best in town! Also the staff are so accommodating, as we have a 2 year old boy who often joins us. Can't wait for the warmer weather to come so we can sit in the courtyard for lunch!

Stephanie, Palmerston North, October 2012

"As always a fab meal, I love that a lot of the meals can be done in half portions, as I have had surgery and can only eat small amounts. If i can only eat a little I want it to taste good and at The Elm it always does :o)

Donna, Palmerston North, November

"So glad we visited Elm Cafe. The food flavours and standard were all we could have hoped for, and great service with pleasant surroundings. Highly recommended. Thanks for creating such lovely food. Looking forward to coming back.

Jenny, Masterton, May 2011

"The Elm platter for two is the best!

yvonne, Palmerston North, 2010

"Another scrumptious lunch in the courtyard. Well done Elm Cafe, great food, great staff, and very pleasant surroundings. Thanks!

helen, 2010


Elm Cafe
283 Fitzherbert Ave
Palmerston North

(06) 355 4418



  • Open 7 days
  • Monday to Sunday
    7.30am- 4.00pm

    Closed on Labour Day Monday 23rd October


    Seating for 65 Inside and 40 outside