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Midnight Espresso Bar

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178 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (19 reviews)
“vegan cakes” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
178 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is my favourite coffee spot in Wellington and I Will walk the extra mile for their coffee. The food is nice too with a good variety of vegetarian options. This is a really busy, loud and popular spot so be prepared to wait, it’ll...More

Thank Orkboss
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered into this place and were so glad we did. Laminate tables and chairs and staff with tattoos and piercings so not your middle class coffee shop for sure - but great food (our choice was generous servings of smashed avo and haloumi on...More

Thank Craig_Tapper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee and food was lovely, but having only one person serving and making coffee while five others work out back created queues and was very frustrating

Thank Regan G
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely busy cafe in Cuba street . Yummy coffee and plenty of vegan options as well. Not that much seating because it is so popular and always busy and loud. If you get a table, enjoy it! Food was really tasty and served quick. Staff...More

Thank 123trippa
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is a great little cafe with great food and service! The food presentation is extremely good and incredibly delicious. They have a wonderful selection of vegetarian and vegan options. I highly recommend the Snickers Milkshake, by far the best milkshake I have ever had!

Thank Katie B
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We popped in here on the recommendation of our Uber driver John. Nice food and nice coffee. Really nice atmosphere with lots of friendly faces. Great vegan options with large portions, yum yum yum! 👅

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Sit in the window and watch the world go by at this very busy cafe, which does the best hot chocs a girl could wish for. The food is also excellent. I didn't know vegan could be so good. In fact, I didn't even know...More

Thank Noeline C
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I LOVE Midnight Espresso and go every time I'm in Wellington. Sometimes twice in one day when shopping in Cuba St. It oozes character. The food is great. Coffee outstanding. Prices fair and portions generous. It is the opposite of most Auckland cafes!

Thank Debhodder
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great coffee at a great price. Nice leave to sit with coffee and a cookie and watch the world go by.

Thank Pete H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, Both on the menu and in the cabinet. Super amazing vegan nachos- best in Wellington and possibly the country :P

Thank 712jasperj
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:30 AM - 3:00 AM
7:30 AM - 3:00 AM
7:30 AM - 3:00 AM
7:30 AM - 3:00 AM
7:30 AM - 3:00 AM
8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 384-7014
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