Neko Ngeru Cat Cafe
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Neko Ngeru Cat Cafe

Neko Ngeru Cat Cafe
4.5
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We bought a building in Central Lower Hutt to be our new cat cafe and caretaker residence. It is just taking longer than expected to get it built. We do have a tenant on the ground floor, Cafe Soleil, which serves delicious Mediterranean influenced freshly-cooked and counter food (including vegan and gluten free options), and barista made coffee with a friendly smile. support for them is support for Neko Ngeru.
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  • Marjorie Dawson
    Wellington, New Zealand6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cat Cafe in Lower Hutt is a Delight
    A lovely and welcoming experience. There are limited numbers so the cat room is never crowded, and you get plenty of time (55 mins per booking) to interact with the cats or become a friendly lap. Advance booking saves you a bit of money too so book ahead, especially at busy weekends. You have the opportunity to order a coffee at the cafe downstairs and have it brought up for you, or a chilled drink in the cafe shop or a snack. A bonus is that there is a 'catler' (cat butler) on hand if you have questions or are not sure what toys the cats might like to play with or even the best tricks to get the cats to move around. Highly recommended.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 January 2024
  • Leahleah63
    Wellington, New Zealand11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had a purrfect time
    A wonderful, relaxing way to spend almost an hour - cats are just adorable, the premises are great & there’s so much for the cats to do. On a hot day it’s fantastic as it’s lovely & cool inside! Loads of goodies to buy & the coffee was fab too!
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 January 2024
  • Road09091171876
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    First time of hopefully many.
    So many friendly, adorable cats. Staff were engaging and helpful, and gave us hints about which cats liked what toys, and the best ways to play with them. Also a huge emphasis on hygiene, safety and respect for the cats. Overall, a therapeutic and adorable experience; will definitely be back soon.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 28 February 2024
  • Judy d
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fab time at Neko Ngeru Cat Cafe
    We had a wonderful time with our 9 year old granddaughter at Neko Ngeru Cat Cafe. There were 15 cats and granddaughter had a fabulous time playing with different ones. It was very well organised and very relaxed. The owners are very friendly, helpful and informative about all the cats. Our granddaughter was rapt with the cat ears we purchased.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 18 April 2024
  • Go52479279990
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A pleasant relaxing cat café
    A pleasant, relaxing, well-equipped cat café run by professional, enthusiastic staff. Although sessions are limited to 55 minutes and 10 people, these limitations are hardly a nuisance, and on the contrary guarantee a very good experience of the place. A must for all cat lovers!
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 1 May 2024
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Go52479279990
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
A pleasant, relaxing, well-equipped cat café run by professional, enthusiastic staff. Although sessions are limited to 55 minutes and 10 people, these limitations are hardly a nuisance, and on the contrary guarantee a very good experience of the place. A must for all cat lovers!
Written 1 May 2024
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Sophie R
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Great experience - everything from super friendly cats, to playful cats, to timid cats. Very actively supervised by staff to ensure the cats' safety and happiness. Will definitely go back.
Written 25 April 2024
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Nami A
Wellington, New Zealand1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
The cats are so cute and they are all caractered. The room is very clean and feel the warmth. This is a must see place for the cat lovers!!
Written 19 April 2024
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Judy d
Wellington3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
We had a wonderful time with our 9 year old granddaughter at Neko Ngeru Cat Cafe. There were 15 cats and granddaughter had a fabulous time playing with different ones. It was very well organised and very relaxed. The owners are very friendly, helpful and informative about all the cats. Our granddaughter was rapt with the cat ears we purchased.
Written 19 April 2024
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Road09091171876
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
So many friendly, adorable cats. Staff were engaging and helpful, and gave us hints about which cats liked what toys, and the best ways to play with them. Also a huge emphasis on hygiene, safety and respect for the cats.
Overall, a therapeutic and adorable experience; will definitely be back soon.
Written 29 February 2024
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Leahleah63
Wellington, New Zealand11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
A wonderful, relaxing way to spend almost an hour - cats are just adorable, the premises are great & there’s so much for the cats to do. On a hot day it’s fantastic as it’s lovely & cool inside! Loads of goodies to buy & the coffee was fab too!
Written 11 January 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Marjorie Dawson
Wellington, New Zealand6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
A lovely and welcoming experience. There are limited numbers so the cat room is never crowded, and you get plenty of time (55 mins per booking) to interact with the cats or become a friendly lap. Advance booking saves you a bit of money too so book ahead, especially at busy weekends.

You have the opportunity to order a coffee at the cafe downstairs and have it brought up for you, or a chilled drink in the cafe shop or a snack.

A bonus is that there is a 'catler' (cat butler) on hand if you have questions or are not sure what toys the cats might like to play with or even the best tricks to get the cats to move around.

Highly recommended.
Written 11 January 2024
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Yube
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
The cafe is a lovely and amazing place, the cats are well looked after. Richelle and Ken are the best hosts.
Written 12 December 2023
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Zarah
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Fantastic cafe where you can order food and coffee and have it in the cat cafe (albeit carefully). Lovely couple who are passionate about cats. Totally worth it!😻😻😻
Written 9 December 2023
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Danielle Hodson
Whanganui, New Zealand7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
Loved spending time with the beautiful cats! It was a lovely, calm experience. Ken was lovely to chat with also. Highly recommend!
Written 3 December 2023
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