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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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Today
7:00 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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea

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  • 53
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  • 48
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  • 7
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  • 4
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  • 0
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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
Great Sunday breakfast

We were lucky to get there before the Sunday rush, so managed to get a table for 7 - (when we left people were queuing for tables) the service was prompt with coffee arriving quickly after ordering (moccha's looked very special) the selection was good - something for everyone in the group - and no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Wendy_Hut
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Napier, New Zealand
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Napier, New Zealand
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were lucky to get there before the Sunday rush, so managed to get a table for 7 - (when we left people were queuing for tables) the service was prompt with coffee arriving quickly after ordering (moccha's looked very special) the selection was good - something for everyone in the group - and no complaints

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Marlborough
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We ate here for Sunday brunch, luckily we arrived while there was still a table for 7 of us! the service staff, and did well as our team arrived in stints, hot drinks and menus were all taken care of. A few coffees sent back as not hot enough but the food was good. the menu is varied and this... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My friend and I were looking for a place for food and coffee. I suggested Cafe L'affare as I haven't tried it yet. We went in and stood there for about 3 minutes but it felt like longer because no one greeted us or even looked at us when we walked in. I said lets go somewhere else because I... More 

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Twizel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I've been here many times for breakfast over the years and never been disappointed, it can get pretty busy mid morning so get here early if you want a choice of seating or are in a hurry. There are dozens of great coffee spots in WLG, several years ago this Cafe stood out for it's excellent coffee and has maintained... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We recently had breakfast here. The staff were welcoming and we were seated quickly. The food was nice and served promptly. I liked it that they offered bottomless coffee, however I didn't like it that I had to go to the counter to ask for milk for my coffee and then later on I had to get up and find... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I work close to L'Affare, and probably go there once a week at least. It is such a gem. It's my place of choice to meet people. And I think it's improved in quite a few ways too - the service used to be a bit random, but there seem to be better systems now. Today I had a BCC... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I don't regard myself as a coffee snob but I really enjoyed my coffee from Café L'affare and the service was very polite & friendly.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

lovely service, tasty food and will def be back again the BLAT sandwich is to die for huge and tasty all you want in a sandwich.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Great place to eat, work or catch up with friends. Super staff. Decent food. Moderately priced. I go there at least twice a week and can't recall any disappointing experiences. The free WiFi is a bonus too.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Visiting Wellington with friends and family, we almost invariably end up here for one breakfast each trip. The coffee is great, the ambiance is quite funky and unique, wait staff are attentive and the food reliably good.

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Additional Information about Caffe L'affare

Address: 27 College Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4-385 9748
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
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
Average Prices: USD 15
Cuisine: New Zealand

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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 15
  • 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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