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Elements Cafe

Wha St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
(04) 939 1292
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Ranked #101 of 656 Restaurants in Wellington
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

It's probably four years since I was last at Elements, and nothing has changed... Elements must provide one of the best breakfasts in Wellington! Accompanied by a good coffee, my "Biggy" cooked breakfast had generous portions of bacon, eggs, ciabata, tomato, sausage (from award-winning Island Bay Butchery) and hash brown - it was delicious and ample. My partners had potato... More 

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Wellington New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We have been coming to Elements for many years, they never disappoint in consistently serving excellent food, other cafés do not measure up to the food you will be served here. The Staff are always hospitable and extremely busy as this is a popular cafe. We always manage to get a table, but if you are with a large group... More 

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Sydney
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I am upgrading my review of February 2014, based on today's very tasty lunch. There is still a bit of wait training to do but, overall, Elements is back to its best.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I have to admit I didn't expect much from this place based purely on its location, but I was pleasantly surprised. A lot of consideration and attention has gone into the food, combining old classics with new experiments and feels overall like it has great potential. I recommend the bacon cabbage hash or the lambs fry depending on the time... More 

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christchurch
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78 reviews 78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Very casual, easy going cafe with an interesting menu. Seared salmon with pumpkin, mint salad which was fresh, light and full of flavour, eggs florentine eggs perfectly done. A case of delectable cakes and desserts to finish off the meal. Very buzzy but not on top of each other.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Lots of seating and delicious food options. Usually have to remind the serving staff what you have ordered, and usually have to add my drinks to the bill at the end. All in all certainly worth a visit

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Wellington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The food and coffee at this café is always delicious. There is a good range of counter food as well as a comprehensive menu. It is child friendly and there are plenty of tables. The staff can be friendly but I have found them often to be very sullen. Disappointing as it could be a better experience.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I no longer live in Wellington but whenever I visit, I always go back to this cafe. Brunch being one of my favourite meals, this place is outstanding at it. The potato and bacon 'hash' is a must try! So is the coconut bread. I love this cafe and each time I return to Welly, I hope to visit it.... More 

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Wellington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

From coffee or a wine with friends to a special dinner or bunch for Mothers Day (my most recent visit) Elements delivers consistently good food and service. The menu offer not just your standard cafe fare but something a little different like the banana bread with berries rather than the usual pancake stack. My nephew tried it and loved it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

having been to Elements a number of times its really a go-to place for a quick brunch or dinner, the food is wonderful and all ways consistent. The only downfall is the coffee but i would rather a bad coffee and excellent food anyday. The is a sure-fire everytime.

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Additional Information about Elements Cafe

Address: Wha St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: (04) 939 1292
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15

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