Our beautiful cafe offers indoor/outdoor dining in a tranquil garden setting, escape from the city and relax and unwind while enjoying delicious fresh food.

Our menu is centered around local, free range and organic produce incorporating fresh herbs from our gardens. Exceptional customer service is integrated into our business and you can be assured that this is our top priority.

We also offer vegetarian and gluten free options on most meals.

Our menu is available from 10am - 2:30pm, and a delicious range of cabinet food is available until 4:30pm.

Please contact us on Ph: +64 6 3267479 for bookings and queries. 


Garlic Bread $12.00

Herb and lemon garlic butter on sliced ciabatta topped with cheese and herb salt

Breads & Dips $12.00

Lightly toasted bread with a selection of dip, hummus and herb infused oil


Eggs Benedict $20.00

Two free-range poached eggs, spinach and homemade hollandaise sauce served on toasted ciabatta with your choice of free-range bacon OR portobello mushrooms OR manuka smoked cold salmon (+$2)

The Veg $22.00

Free range eggs, portobello mushrooms, grilled haloumi, homemade thyme baked beans, grilled tomato and baby spinach served with our Herb Farm relish, homemade hollandaise, and our roasted seed mix

Big Breakfast $23.00

Free-range bacon, cheese kranskys, grilled tomato, portobello mushrooms, homemade thyme baked beans, free-range eggs served with Herb Farm relish and toast

Creamy Mushrooms $15.00

Creamy button mushrooms with thyme and garlic topped with rocket and truffle oil, served with lightly toasted ciabatta

French Toast $21.50

Sweet brioche, free range bacon and grilled banana served with berry couli, and natural yoghurt, topped with candied walnuts


Steak & Mushroom Open Sandwich $24.50

Scotch fillet with portobello mushroom, thyme and onion jam, rocket a choice of either blue cheese dressing OR aioli served on toasted ciabatta and topped with alfalfa sprouts

Halloumi & Falafel Burger $23.00

Grilled halloumi and falafel patty on an oat bun, with chilli jam, coriander-parsley yoghurt, spinach, cucumber and mint served with garden medley crisps and rocket

Buddah Bowl $20.00

(changes daily - please see Chef's board)A healthy mix of salads, seasonal veggies, legumes, hummus, seeds and nutsAdd free range chicken, scotch fillet, falafel OR grilled halloumi for $4.50OR cold smoked salmon for $5.50

Chicken Salad $24.00

Quinoa, kale, mung beans, seasonal salad vegetables, roasted sesame seeds and pineapple topped with free range chicken, coriander, dressed in a sweet tahini and chilli dressing

Prawn Salad $24.00

Herb salted prawns on a bed of crisp lettuce with a coriander-parsley yoghurt, dressed with an olive oil and pesto dressing and charred mango salsa, topped with mint and dill

Kids Meals

(All kids meals include a juice box)

Kids Breakfast $12.50

Cheese kranskys, bacon, homemade thyme baked beans and a poached egg served with a slice of lightly toasted ciabatta

Pizza $8.00

Mini Hawaiian on ciabatta and a Herb Farm calendula cookie

Healthy Kids Platter $10.00

Selection of fruit, vegetables and crackers and cheese served with a dipping sauce

Gluten free options available on most dishes, gluten free bread available for $1.00. Herb Farm sauces, relishes and dressings are all made on-site at  The Herb Farm. We use organic, fair trade and free-range where possible. 


Our menu is available from 10am - 2:30pm, and a delicious range of cabinet food is available until 4:30pm. 

Opening Hours

The Herb Farm Cafe is open Monday - Sunday 10am - 4:30pm and most public holidays. Please phone (06) 3267479 to book.


We can cater for your special function, ensuring your needs are met for a memorable event.

Whether it is a family get-together or celebration, hens party, work event, product launch, baby shower, conference or seminar we can cater for 12 - 40 people in our lovely cafe or in the separate seminar room area (depending on numbers). We also offer Hands-on Workshops which are a popular way to create a celebration or educational activity for your group or event.

Christmas Functions

Christmas functions for families, groups or workplaces are a specialty of ours!

We offer delicious set menu options, drink service and even the option to include a hands-on workshop! This provides you with a complete and unique Christmas do for a memorable experience for all.See our Christmas Function Menu here or contact us for more information and to book your special event.

Please note: We can host your Christmas Function on Friday or Saturday night or any day of the week for a day-time booking.

The Cafe

86 Grove Road, R.D.10, Palmerston North 4470

Sun - Thurs, 10am - 4:30pm
Friday, 10am - late
Saturday, 10am - late

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