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Frank Kitts Lagoon | Taranaki Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand
916 8369
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Ranked #271 of 656 Restaurants in Wellington
Cuisines: Polynesian, New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We go to this place whenever the sun is out, and even tho it gets crazy busy and the staff are running around, the food is still awesome, the vibe is still great. Spring rolls and wedges are amazing, always ask for extra dip! Also try and go when there're new happy hour is on! Got great selection of wines... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My Wife and I had a late breakfast here and pleasantly surprised with the service and presentation / quality of the meal. This was just a breakfast !!, Will have to return for a larger meal to see if the overall experience continues

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

Very slow service and didn't get food right. Tried to order drinks and the waiter ignored request to go off and get cutlery. Won't come back

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

lovely cafe is a great location. Gluten free pancakes are great and there is nothing better than chilling on the outdoor bean bags.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Stumbled across this cafe when we were looking for somewhere to eat breakfast. What a pleasant surprise! Great service, yum food and lovely surroundings. Ka pai!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We were looking for somewhere for breakfast. Walking along the waterfront and found this gem! The staff were very friendly and welcoming. Bean bags were set out on the grassy area out front and as it was a gorgeous sunny morning the whole atmosphere was just buzzing! The food was was lovely. It is a Maori inspired menu which was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had many a drink here before but came today to catch up with some friends and we were lucky that it was one of those 'can't beat Wellington on a good day' days...... Plus this place is in the Entertainment Book, double whammy......had some brunch, drinks and a catch up with old mates. There is heaps of outside space... More 

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Porirua, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We often come here for coffee after rowing. The staff is always friendly, and has got to know our preferences now. I brought a family party here for lunch and the staff and management went beyond the call of duty to make it a memorable occasion. The provided nibbles free of charge while we waited for our meals to be... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

What a lovely spot to stop and enjoy a drink, sitting on the terraces over looking the water whilst sitting on comfy bean bags. Perfect as long as its not windy - we spent an enjoyable hour or so here. Came back to enjoy the next day but it was sooooooooooo windy we didn['t bother. Close to Te Papa so... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The Karaka cafe is the perfect place for brunch or a leisurely coffee when the weather is kind. While the service may be slow and the food arrives at its own leisurely pace it is hard to better the spot on the edge of the harbour yet protected from the wind. The outside tables and beanbags on the grass are... More 

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Address: Frank Kitts Lagoon | Taranaki Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand
Phone Number: 916 8369
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
Cuisine: Polynesian, New Zealand

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