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Caffe L'affare

27 College St, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 9748
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Ranked #80 of 636 restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Jul 7, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
58 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Caffe L'Affare has been around since 1990 and is always popular, on weekends you will often have to queue for a table - but this is really well organised so you doing normally have to wait for long. The food is consistently good as is the coffee! There are always specials on a black board. Great service and the place... More

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Wellington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I've eaten here many times and the food is always very good. I love the vibe of the place as well - always busy - and the smell of coffee is just fantastic.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Returned to WN for a couple of days and decided to "coffee" and eat elsewhere. On the last day I couldn't resist returning for breakfast at Caffe L'affare on the way to the airport. At the end of my meal I admitted to myself that this café is hard to beat for fantastic coffee, good food and ambience. Coffee blend... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Prompt service with a smile, served food quickly and was great tasting. Portions were generous and pricing was moderate

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Great and friendly service. Good quality and well priced breakfast food. Family friendly. Vibrant atmosphere. So typically Wellington

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