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Cafe Meow

9 Edward Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Ranked #263 of 636 Restaurants in Wellington
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Mar 15, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

A great place to reminisce about the 50s, 60s and 70s, the old style telephones, stereos and tvs. Simple but lovely food, lunch and dinner. They also have bands playing at night.

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Milan, Italy
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I often go to Meow for the happy hour on fridays. I really like the place and the atmosphere.The drinks are very good and not too expensive. I recommend this place!

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wellington New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

If you are ever stuck in a city on a Sunday night, it's hard to know what to do. This fantastic little cafe had one of the best jazz groups I've ever heard (they play every Sunday) and I had one of the most enjoyable nights EVER. Great staff and music 7 nights a week.

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Wellington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I work right next to Meow and go in occasionally when I need to take someone out for coffee. I've also had some food out of the counter a few times. The coffee is consistently horrible. The coffee is always room temperature and very weak. The staff generally seem bothered that they have to serve me. The counter food..meh..average. It... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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140 reviews 140 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

A strange little place tucked away out of site in a corner of the city that is oft unseen. Haven't been in there in daylight hours I must admit. Hilarity ensued after four of us went and ordered dinner. It would have been for more enjoyable if they had explained we needed to order sides... Steak came for two of... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Awesome place to eat. Great retro decor and music to match. The food was awesome. Would recommend to all. Had a great visit here with my wife.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Not my type of place, in terms of decor, but a warm, welcoming cafe, nestled in by Little Beer Quarter. Great for coffee and brunch.

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Vancouver, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

We went the one night we spent in Wellington and spent $5 for a comdey show featuring about 6 different comedians. The place was in a back alley like a lot of undergroundish places in Wellington,rather neat! They are a bar at night,coffee during the day. Roomy with big windows and an outside patio of sorts....the comedy show was not... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I randomly ended to this bar a sunday night, when it was a jazz concert. The musicians were not the most talented ever, but they could show some hints of potential and they knew how to communicate with the audience. Cosy, pretty, kindly, friendly bar. From the bar tenders to the bathrooms. Everything shiny and welcoming to come back. Don't... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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95 reviews 95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Excellent place to meet friends or do business. Has a character of its own. Good range of dishes and great coffee.

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