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Beehive Cafe

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100 Molesworth Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

The food is of acceptable standard for Malaysian visitors. The lady owner seems a bit loud and abrupt but the husband seems very friendly and welcoming. Brought our family of 16 recently and having lived in NZ since the 80's, we missed a good Malay breakfast and since this is my third trip to this cafe, I thought why not.... More 

Thank rtsrka
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The Beehive provides the standard range of dishes, chicken & lamb curries, nasi goreng and rending are all available. The Beehive is not licenced so one can't have a soothing lager along with makan. Service is relatively swift and one gets a meal for around $15 that keeps the hunger at bay. having said that the food is not spectacular,... More 

Thank Ralph777051
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I visited this cafe for the first time at lunch today. I was really shocked by the service from the woman at the til. Mega unfriendly, snatched money off me, got annoyed at me when I didn't specify which 'special' I wanted. She then proceeded to berate another staff member loudly. As a customer, I want to be greeted with... More 

Thank Melissa T
Wellington, New Zealand
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87 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Basic decor but great food and really friendly owners. Relatively cheap lunch or dinner. I've bought the boys here for probably the last decade. Good place for family meal.

Thank thatraynerlad
New Zealand
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Went here last week to grab a roti chanai. I used to come here all the time but the food has gone down a few notches...not to mention the woman on the til who didn't smile. The roti was ok, a bit dense. It came with a tiny bit of curry sauce and a piece of chicken for $9.

Thank YYML
Masterton, New Zealand
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Appearances can be deceiving. It doesn't look much but it has a great lunch menu with very reasonable priced food. Quick service. It's a hidden gem. Great dishes of the day.

Thank Mac88_12
Wellington, New Zealand
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This is a Malaysian cafe, one block up from Parliament so one of the best places to go if you need to get lunch or dinner when you have business at that end of town. The food tastes great. The service is very attentive. During the day you order at the counter and at night they will bring you a... More 

Thank Ayeaye2012
New Zealand
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88 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

The Beehive Cafe has standard Malaysian food, well made and good value. Although the interior has an uninspiring ambiance, it is popular with local office workers because of the food. As well as Malaysian food, it does have western food as well. If you're in the vicinity of Parliament, this could be a good choice for lunch. It has both... More 

Thank Selsy
Wellington, New Zealand
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71 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2010

Reliable basic Malaysian, especially good for the side dishes like the egg roti or lamb roti parcels

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2008

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Asian, Malaysian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Molesworth Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 473-3370

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?