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Caffe L'affare

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27 College Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 9748
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Old favourite revisited

Revisted Caffe L'affaire while on a weekend in Wellington. Hadn't been there for many years but we were not disappointed. As always it was packed to the gunnels but we were seated quickly. Breakfast was superb; coffee good - as always. Bustling atmosphere; customer srvice excellent and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Revisted Caffe L'affaire while on a weekend in Wellington. Hadn't been there for many years but we were not disappointed. As always it was packed to the gunnels but we were seated quickly. Breakfast was superb; coffee good - as always. Bustling atmosphere; customer srvice excellent and attentive and friendly. What every good cafe should aspire to.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

With coffee roasting on the promises and shop to buy coffee related products. This is a serious coffee house. And do not forget the hot chocolate -served with a solid stick of local choc and marshmallows. They do lunch and snacks too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Both times I came here I was impressed with the quality and small interesting takes on somewhat standard dishes. Eggs Benedict was delish and coffees were some of the best I've every had. Anywhere. In the world. Seriously. Also welcoming to families with a small, well equiped play area.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Been here a few times. Always good quality food and worth a try. The milkshakes are yum and would recommend the Caesar salad

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great coffee and nice snack type food for lunch rather noisey when crowed so it's best to go just before lunch or late lunch but great coffee

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great coffee and staff on to it. Very busy for brunch on a Saturday morning. Excellent coffee and service was great.

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Hawkes Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great place to stop for a coffee and bite to eat. Great service and lovely food. Lots of people coming and going

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Amazing cafe! Great service, friendly and fast! Super good, got the porridge and pancakes between us. Was worth our walk from Cambridge Hotel. Very cool atmosphere and great decor. Pilot and engineering hubby loved it most of all! Will probably come back tomorrow and future too! (Cute little spot for kids with small tables in amongst adult ones.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Hopeless place..overpriced ...went there on a warm December day last year....ordered a fruit smoothie....and they served it in a warm glass....FFS

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A long time favourite of mine with great coffee and good porridge for a wintery weekend. Also good to pop in across the road to stock up on treats!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27 College Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 9748

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14
  • Cuisine: New Zealand
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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