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Caffe L'affare

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27 College Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 9748
Website
Today
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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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

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Most recent review
Snack for me

I found the whole space overwhelming, it was just so busy with a lot of noise, my drink and scone was all I needed. The large tables would be ideal for a group, it certainly looked well staffed which is a plus when so many people. So handy to Moore Wilson to do some quick shopping and to get a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
walkingholiday
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Porirua, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Porirua, New Zealand
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92 reviews 92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I found the whole space overwhelming, it was just so busy with a lot of noise, my drink and scone was all I needed. The large tables would be ideal for a group, it certainly looked well staffed which is a plus when so many people. So handy to Moore Wilson to do some quick shopping and to get a... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Fantastic set up here, staff a plenty who are all friendly and welcoming. Beautiful food and fast efficient service. A group of us went and has a variety of different foods, all were amazing and great coffee

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London
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184 reviews 184 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I'm not sure if there is another cafe that could pip this place at the post. Superb coffee, great menu, awesome service. Not sure what else they can do to make this place better.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Visited some friends who took us out for coffee during a stay in Wellington. Had a great coffee at this spot along with some delcious cake. Again another spot to re-visit on our way back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

After a morning walk around the streets of Wellington my wife and I were ready for a good cup of coffee so we headed to Caffe L'Affare where we had brunched on previous visit to Wellington - about two years earlier. This time we again enjoyed excellent coffee and fruit filled counter top muffins. I am pleased we went out... More 

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Taranaki Region, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Needed to go shopping opposite so got going early and thereby missed the real rush. The place has a great ambience with a large number of well trained and organized staff, that were very pleasant. Great menu rand the food was just as great. We will be back.

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Sydney
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We arrived during the extremely busy lunchtime period, but was lucky enough to get a table. The lively buzz of the restaurant adds to the charm and we were welcomed warmly by our server Maria, who was so helpful and friendly. Coffee is really great here, and my Mocha was delicious. I especially loved the addition of a chocolate on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
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51 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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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 0 - 17
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?