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136 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-384 7790
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“scones” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
136 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Quirky decor and decent enough coffee but a disappointing visit food wise. It was a late lunch so this may have affected what food was available in the display cabinet. Visited here a few years ago when we were in Wellington and were very impressed...More

Thank WhereU2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This used to be an iconic café in Wellington, it is now very very average, from a server who seemed a bit vacant (nice but vacant) to a lukewarm hot chocolate, this was a real disappointment for us, The décor is tired, the food quality...More

Thank Annie S
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I've been going to Espressoholic since it was down on Courtenay Place and recently I've noticed that it's become a little bit tired. It's got everything that it needs to continue to be one of Wellingtons signature cafes but it feels like it hasn't quite...More

Thank Rubescens
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A fun little cafe on Cuba street, easy to find. Very quirky decor and a nice little outdoor spot out the back. Happy friendly staff. Reasonable prices and yummy food from both the menu and cabinet.

Thank Natalie N
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

When two people walk up to order then if you only send one order through to the kitchen you need to think!!! I ate my lovely salad child my son waited patiently. I finally went and asked where the burger was and they had never...More

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We ordered a tiramisu and black forest cake. My friend asked the man behind the counter if we could have yoghurt with the cake, which he replied yes to. When I was about to pay, I noticed that the total was 50 cents more than...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Me and my girlfriend stopped here at 10am on New Years Day (we had a hotel in town for celebrations) She ordered a smoothie whilst I ordered a latte. We were advised that there may be a short wait, but this was fine with us....More

1  Thank Fey1982
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Friendly & roomy stop for flat white coffee also an iced mocha & the lemon meringue pie slices were perfect too.

Thank Pleelu
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Signs were promising with the street art outside and appealing dark side setting, but then went down here after we started ordering. Awkward server who then stopped halfway through to hug a colleague and then the young girl returned her attention to us when she...More

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Great chilled out / casual atmosphere. Food is well priced, comes out quickly and tastes great as well.

Thank Staci_Naki
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 7790
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