Salad bar

Serves meat, vegan options available. Munch Global Street Food provides a completely gluten free experience with options for all allergies. Includes a wide vegan menu with 6 wholesome vegan salads daily. Also has biscuits, cakes and made to order vegan dishes. Open Mon-Sun 8:00am-4:00pm.

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18 Reviews

First Review by ronni


Points +81

26 Aug 2023

Such a cool spot. MUST VISIT!

There are so many options here. They have I think 3 options on breakfast menu and 3 on lunch and all very good. Heaps of cabinet food and cabinet salads to choose from. It's called Munch and also says inclusive eats which is so awesome to be a part of. The inside of the Cafe has lots of different seating type areas and more space upstairs. Really cool mix vibe.

Pros: Really delicious , So many options, Awesome set up



Points +311

09 Aug 2023

Delicious, fun and loads of options

Surprisingly large and popular lunch spot with great fresh food and fun atmosphere. I had a huge vegan milkshake and some fresh mixed salads. Just wish the burger had been a little cheaper and I would have gone back to try it!

Pros: Obviously run by foodies , Inclusive menu and food options

Cons: A little pricey, maybe not for every day, Staff were friendly but seemed a little stressed


Points +161

24 May 2023

Great atmosphere and several vegan options

This cafe has such a nice atmosphere and several vegan options including some delicious slices.

Updated from previous review on 2022-09-20

Pros: Several tasty vegan options , Friendly and helpful staff , Awesome retro decor

Cons: Lots of meat on the menu


Points +89

12 Apr 2023

Lots of great vegan options

There are terrific vegan breakfast and lunch options. Also plenty of vegan savoury and sweet cabinet options. Staff members are super-friendly and coffee is excellent. Can't wait to go back to Palmerston North to try some more dishes.


Points +183

24 Jan 2023

Good vegan options, small portions for price

We went for a late breakfast and had the crumpets and grill (big breakfast). Both were over 20 dollars but pretty small (e.g. Only 2 small crumpets). Good flavour though

Pros: Lots of vegan options, Yum food, Cabinet and menu vegan options

Cons: Expensive for small portions


Points +250

03 Jan 2023

Palmy must stop

We always and even go out of our way on road trips to swing by. Wonderfully kind service and beautiful decor. #Veganuary

Pros: Yummy vegan options, Options for non veg pals! , Location and atmosphere

Cons: Expensive but quality food


Points +94

21 Aug 2022

Awesome menu

Choices for everyone, vegan, gf, meat options, not nuts on the premises. Had the vegan hash stack and was fulling and so YUM. Best vegan brunch I’ve had in Palmy. Atmosphere is cool, very nic nac central. Will definitely be coming back. Was on the expensive side at $25 a meal but what isn’t expensive these days. Thanks team 🌱


Points +42

04 Mar 2022


My go to in palmy! They do the best vegan nachos

Pros: Vegan options , Great service


Points +900

29 Dec 2021

Would come back to Palmerston for this only!

We loved our experience and the food. The staff however, not so much.

We got here in the early afternoon and most sweets were sold out, however there was one vegan muffin left which was absolutely delicious. We also had a brownie which was tasty but a bit too “Keto” tasting with all the coconut oil.

Facilities were clean and huge, with plenty of seating. Little pricey and the staff was quite inattentive. Other than that, great stop for a road trip. Will come back for the burger next time we’re passing through!

Pros: Tasty vegan options , Nice cafe , Good sized desserts

Cons: Staff was a bit rude , Sold out in the afternoon


Points +109

Mostly Veg
23 May 2021

Better than I expected

I’ll be honest when they were in downtown I did not enjoy the food at all, I have since moved out of Palmerston North and when visiting my family yesterday they suggested going and that it’s gotten better, I listened to them and they were right! Got the vegan bene and it was nice minus being under seasoned it was actually such a good bene & their barista was on point! And even better knowing everything is gluten free WOOOH!

Updated from previous review on 2020-01-17

Pros: Delicious coffee , Decent amount of vegan options , Affordable!


Points +971

23 Apr 2021


Delicious food. I highly recommend this place.


Points +513

09 Oct 2020

Bigger and better than ever!

Love the salad. Love the biscuits. Love the coffee. Love the iced mocha. Munch have positioned themselves to be THE specialist gf/vegan eatery in Palmy, and they're living up to it.

Munch are now in a larger location on Broadway, with a beautiful atmosphere. Very relaxing, very comfortable, lots of pot plants. Munch is now exactly what I want in a cafe!

Pros: So many vegan options! , Wonderful cosy atmosphere, Amazing salad bar

Cons: Expensive drinks


Points +54

02 Mar 2020

Toasty was delish

Have been craving a toasty for about 500 years and finally had a tomato and vegan cheese toasty from here, really affordable and really delicious. Could eat it all over again.

Pros: Delicious , Lots of options , Gluten free if you want it


Points +22

20 Feb 2020

Vegan options are delicious

Yummiest vegan options


Points +116

09 Nov 2019

Good little food hall option

Head on through into the small mall with the cinema and carry on to the food hall and you'll find Munch. A few good vegan options, I chose the vegan Nachos. They were a sensible size and I felt like I was eating healthy and indolent at the same time.

Pros: Clean, modern food, Convenient location

Cons: A little on the pricy side


Points +134

22 Jul 2019

Great foodcourt style food

Munch is a great foodcourt-style eatery, perfect for grabbing a bite to eat before or after a movie. They typically have a range of vegan menu items (such as burgers) and a selection of cabinet foods. These change regularly so it's difficult to gauge what may be on offer on any particular day (for example one day they may have potato or pasta salad but then on another day they may all be leafy green salads). They always have a range of vegan baking, the melting moments are delicious!

Pros: Yummy food and baking, Great location

Cons: Selection varies a lot from day to day, Long wait for menu food


Points +1276

13 Apr 2019

Very nice Corn Cake & salad lunch.....

Munch is in a food court area called The Downtown Eatery on Broadway Avenue.

Fresh, good looking cabinet salads and lunch items along with several vegan dessert options when we visited. Blackboard items were clearly marked vegan as well.

Staff here were knowledgeable & willing to adjust items to make them vegan if they already weren't.

They pride themselves on being vegan & gluten free specialists which is great for people looking for that combination.

I had the warmed corn cake with guac & a side salad. Very good flavours - a nice, fresh tasting lunch. I really enjoyed it.

The chocolate cheesecake for dessert was rich with flavours - the biscuit base was excellent.

Plant milks & options on the drinks blackboard for smoothies and coffees. The mango smoothie that I tried was very good.

The food was reasonably priced and the service was great. We'll definitely dine here again when in Palmerston North.


Points +33

Mostly Veg
17 Jan 2019

Vegan goodness

Lots of vegan options here at Munch. Vegan berry and choc Cheesecake, muffins, biscuits heaps salads. Plant based smoothies iced coffees, iced chocolates.

Pros: Chefs can create anything to suit. Vegan Aioli

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