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“Iconic institution ”

Maranui Surf Lifesaving Cafe
Ranked #32 of 1,022 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Beach side cafe offering delicious breakfast and lunch options. Also now open for Dinners Friday and Saturdays - serving tasty snacks, pizzas, Local craft beers & New Zealand wines. Family friendly with relaxed casual dining.
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Went there for brunch and were lucky to get a table. Eggs Benedict was superb and the vegetarian salad was huge. Great history, good atmosphere and some of the best views in Wellington of both the airport and kite surfers.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great place to go on a nice day, but gets so crowded and busy on weekends if the weather is fine, but worth the wait

Thank happysheepChina
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

we’ve had two visits now both following early flights into Wellington. A quick car ride from the airport & you’ll be immersed in what is clearly a popular local haunt. Right on the beach, full of memorabilia, fab food & cool unflappable staff. Big seaview windows & an outdoors balcony top off this great cafe.

Thank rprinsep
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Too long a wait, an hour for just a toasted sandwich and chips as the kitchen messed up the order apparently.

1  Thank minouchi1
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bronwynk57, Owner at Maranui Surf Lifesaving Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Apologies for the mishap! Regrettably it does happen occasionally. Can I perhaps send you a voucher to make amends - and hopefully your next experience will be better? Please email me your details cafe@maranui.co.nz and thanks for letting us know! Cheers

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Fabulous night at the beach with a great pizza. Beautiful views of beach, open doors on lovely sunny evening. Fun crowd in made it a fun evening. Fabulous taco tasters!! Warm olives as well!! All topped off with a nice glass of bubbles!

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Thank pat12kelly
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bronwynk57, Owner at Maranui Surf Lifesaving Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hey! Thanks - appreciate the kind words! Cheers

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