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The Big Orange - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner


Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews brunch fish tacos scones cake great coffee we sat inside happy customers sunny day watch the world table service cabinet food great food and service pavement bene fig umbrellas yum
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Sadly the Orange has now been sold.Such a loss to the city. Taken over by very nice Japanese restraunteur with new style.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 746gillian
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Nice outdoor seating in the sun, enjoyable to watch the world go by. Limited cabinet good but nice savoury scones and pleasant staff.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ToothfairyGal
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve always loved the decor and vibe of this place. I watched the America Cup here at breakfast time a few years ago. I havent been for a proper meal here for ages but I’ve popped in for drinks and hot chips after school with...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank marianne a
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We were recommended go to The Big Orange if we wanted a good coffee and we weren't disappointed. The food was also very good.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank PatnPete
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Chose this cafe as it looked popular and tables on the pavement which was nice on a sunny day. Cabinet food pies and muffins(looked nice) I had a kedegree was tasty between average and good. Would have liked a bit more salmon. Ordered a coffee...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank SusanH343
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on trip back to Wellington. Run out of decafe coffee. Run out of carrot cake. Other cakes delivered promptly but they forgot the tea. Finally delivered after cake finished and we asked for it. Oh sorry. We forgot. Not really good enough.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tufone
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

worst burgers we ever had, the meat was chewy and the fries weren’t crispy at all. High prices as well. (for this experience in particular) If you’re looking for a place to eat, don’t go here.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Hilkka A
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Ordered some really nice slice from the cabinet which tasted great but had a hair stuck on the top which was unfortunate. It was really nice to sit outside in the sun or under the umbrellas but the tables were really dirty and didn't want...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Madstar555
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely coffee but tables and menu and water cooler all looked grubby which put us off eating anything. Nice spot if its sunny as you can sit outside.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Funbund
Reviewed 28 January 2018

This cafe has a great central town location, sitting outside you can spend your time watching people walking by. We recently had brunch here and the service and food were very good. Classic eggs bene and were very good. I asked for extra hollandise and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank kiwikessler
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