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$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
144 Onepu Road | Lyall Bay, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
+64 4-939 1292
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
144 Onepu Road | Lyall Bay, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service. You can’t go past the soufflé the salad dressing is to die for and the crunchy bits are the perfect textural finish. Good coffee completes the meal. My favourite meal at my favourite lunch cafe. Can’t be beaten!!!

Thank Judie0
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I hadn't been here for quite a while, partly because I hadn't been in the area, and partly because the last time I was there I left very let down by the food (which I have always regarded favourably in the past) This time it...More

Thank JohnSB3
Reviewed February 15, 2018

A friend and I had lunch yesterday, my first visit to Elements, and I was in for a wonderful surprise. We both had a liver and bacon small dish, and we both loved it. The liver was perfectly cooked, and served in a delicate cream...More

Thank CharlesHN
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

We came for lunch fitted quickly and waiter bought water then came back and took order . Friendly staff . Service was quite quick . We enjoyed our lunch if scrambled eggs and bacon and buttermilk pancakes bacon . The coffee was great to .

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended that we met at Elements cafe for brunch. She had been there before and said it was a great place to eat. Couldn’t agree more. What a great wee cafe in the eastern suburb of Lyall Bay. We were there on a...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed January 24, 2018

My daughter and I visited Elements at lunchtime on Wednesday 24th January and ordered poached eggs on toast and bacon as an extra. This was served in large pasta bowls which made it difficult to eat. The toast was stone cold and the bacon served...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We have often had lunch here over the last few years. We have never been disappointed. Straight forward, tasty food, quick, friendly and efficient service and reasonable prices. Great for a family. Never had a bad or even poor meal. Not fine dining but a...More

Thank gcb100
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

We had brunch and all meals thoroughly enjoyed. I had soufflé and it was absolutely delicious! Service outstanding and the coffee was perfect!

Thank helyc1
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for an early dinner as we happened to be in the area. Haven’t been there since the new owners have taken over but we have had so many fantastic meals that I felt quite chuffed to get a table ... The feeling didn’t...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had won a voucher for money off of an evening meal. We wouldn't normally go across town for an evening get together but it was really worth it! The service was excellent, the staff were very helpful and attentive, probably the...More

Thank Terri-and-Co-2017
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Onepu Road | Lyall Bay, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-939 1292
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Elements is a neighbourhood eatery in the heart of Lyall Bay, a five minute drive from Wellington Airport, and a short stroll from the beach. Our philosophy begins with gathering people around a table to share great food & wine. We believe in food that nourishes – hand made using fresh, seasonal & sustainably farmed ingredients. We're open for breakfast & lunch seven days.
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