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Elements Cafe

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Cafe, New Zealand, European
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Wha St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
(04) 939 1292
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Today
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Nelson
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in here on a Sunday morning as I had noticed it on our way to the Spruce Goose. As it was very full we thought we's backtrack a bit and try this place out - and we weren't disappointed. We has a coffee each and I had the Cinnamon Porridge which was delicious. It had toasted almonds, hazelnuts,... More 

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Thank Doublenaff
Wellington, New Zealand
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162 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

3 of us stopped in for breakfast and the place was quite full. The waitress gave us some menus and told us to sit wherever and someone would be along so we did as we were told - Not long after we were seated another waitress served us, took our meal orders and drink orders. Then we waited and watched... More 

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Thank Lsas26
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

An excellent cafe with top class food. Eggs Benedict was excellent with the best eggs and amazing ham. Chicken Salad was plentiful and tasty.

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Thank Ross B
Sydney
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This is my third review of this cafe which is close to Lyall Bay in Wellington. We were a party of six and all meals were fresh and delicious. The coffee was great too. My last review was less than glowing. I have changed my mind. This place is great again.

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Thank Mookait
Napier, New Zealand
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Quality and quantity of food was great value for money. Will definitely visit again if in the area.

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Thank NeilinNapier
Wellington
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Food was good. No pressure from staff to leave after our meal. There were 12 of us and Elements can accommodate large groups.

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Thank Havijack
Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I mainly go to Elements for lunch and nearly always order the bacon and cabbage hash,it's perfect with great balance of flavour and a perfectly poached free range egg perched on the top. The menu has plenty of variety and the coffee is good too. Recommended.

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Thank cmw145
Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Great food. Four of us went for brunch. 2 got the goat cheese souffle, 1 got the mushroom hash and I got the lambs fry. All meals were done superbly and the prices were perfectly reasonable. Coffee and service was good as well.

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Thank Deltag666
Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I have been here several times for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and one business function. I have never been disappointed. They are consistently good with food and service. One of my favourite breakfasts was toasted brioche with caramelised oranges and creme fraiche. Unfortunately this is no longer on the menu however I am pleased to say that their current menu... More 

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Thank 156AnneF156
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Was very much looking forward to checking this place our, as it's been in the Wellington dining scene for many years. Unfortunately, the food for me and my guest didn't live up to expectations - in fact, it fell well short. Having mentioned an issue with my meal, all I got from the maître d' was a look of distain... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wha St, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: (04) 939 1292

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