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Caffe L'affare

27 College St, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 9748
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Ranked #79 of 636 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Sep 12, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Simply....great coffee. Good food. Decent staff. Rustic charm. Can't go wrong. I would come back every time.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I was lucky enough to be working just around the corner from l"affare last week during a business trip to Wellington so I treated myself to breakfast twice, and coffee several times over the two days. he mushrooms on ciabatta with a side of glorious bacon was beautiful, and if the portion had been any larger I would have over-eaten,... More

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Wellington
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Hadn't been here for years and revisited recently. Went at 11.30 thinking would beat the lunch rush but was still really busy and crowded especially lots of Mum's and toddlers/babies - yuck (yes I have 3 kids but when out I don't want to be surrounded by other people's kids). A lot of big communal tables which I can't stand.... More

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NZ
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549 reviews 549 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Great value for top quality cuisine and excellent coffee equals a full marks and excellent review. Recommended.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Very busy for Sunday breakfast but we were seated very promptly and the service was fast - the food was substantial, tasty, well cooked and presented. Great atmosphere. Well priced for this standard of food and service.

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14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Very slow service, but once we ordered our lunch, the Tuesday special and Caesar Salad, the plates came quickly, but were both tasteless. Wellington had much better spots.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We used to go to L'affare frequently, but haven't been for a while since Prefab opened around the corner. We went today but were very disappointed with the food. Porridge lacked flavour and was watery, and the mushrooms were below average. Coffee and service was good though. When I told the girl at the counter the food was fairly average... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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81 reviews 81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I had lunch with a friend here today and enjoyed the hustle and bustle of this cafe. It's set out well and the service is awesome. I enjoyed the smoked salmon which they happily did on gluten free toast for me and my friend had a ham roll from the cabinet. Coffee was really good and overall it was a... More

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Christchurch
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Had a lovely breakfast here this morning great atmosphere good food with some interesting variations on the menu.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

As a local, I've tried all of Wellington's best cafes. However, I always drawn to frequent Laffare. Its not just the great food, outstanding service & soulful character of the place. When you come to Laffare you are @ the epicentre of the Wellington cafe scene.

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