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Neko Ngeru Cat Adoption Cafe

291 Jackson Street, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
+64 4-589 2287
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Wonderful!

I have been to many cat cafes around the world, this is my favourite so far! Wonderfully friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa A
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Wellington, New Zealand
via mobile
A little over priced

While I love the idea behind this cafe, I'm a little under whelmed with the food. Very pricey and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
327kerynp
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
via mobile
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Cat Relaxation Therapy and More! Welcome to Wellington’s first Cat Cafe - Neko Ngeru! “Neko” means cat in Japanese and “Ngeru” also means cat in Maori so our name is Cat Cat Cat Cafe! "Cats cubed" could describe the kitty fix you can get with us. $12/hr for adults ($10 for seniors, students and children) $7 for a half-hour ($6). Come and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere as you de-stress through ‘kitty play therapy’. We have barista made Revive Coffee, T leaf teas, Phoenix and Charlie’s juices and sodas and a selection of snacks for you to enjoy. Our retail section has what cats need and cat lovers want. If you happen to fall in love with one of our cats, you could take it home.
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1 week ago
“Wonderful!”
15 Apr 2018
“Gorgeous kitties in a beautiful setting!”
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291 Jackson Street, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
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+64 4-589 2287
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to many cat cafes around the world, this is my favourite so far! Wonderfully friendly staff and good coffee was a great start. But we were there for the cats! The cats are gorgeous but what I really liked was the environment...More

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okaken19, Owner at Neko Ngeru Cat Adoption Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you LIsa! Your comments mean so much to us. Our Cats' health and happiness are the most important, but we are really glad when people appreciate what we are doing. Richelle and Ken

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While I love the idea behind this cafe, I'm a little under whelmed with the food. Very pricey and not a wide selection. It's as if the food was an after thought. It was fun to have the cats around but we were constantly watched...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We loved our trip to Neko Ngeru. The owners have clearly poured their heart and soul into creating this beautiful environment for these very lucky kitties. The day we visited, the cats were particularly active - lots of playing around, jumping up on the coffee...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

A lovely idea for people who don't have a cat to get their daily cat fix or are looking for one. It's more about cats than a cafe and you can go in for $5 just to see the cats. Delightful, like a family lounge...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful afternoon full of love in a very clean spot when you can have a coffee enjoying the beautiful family of cats also adopt one!!! I will go back (l) lovely stuff also ... Well done !!! Exellent!!!!!!! Natalia Uruguay

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okaken19, Owner at Neko Ngeru Cat Adoption Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Natalia, it was nice talking to you and your partner! Thank you very much for visiting us and giving us a great comments!

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I have visited here three times in the last two weeks and have enjoyed it every time. The cats are just beautiful and so lovely to be around. They love the owner Ken and just perk up and become really playful when he’s around. They...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

A family friendly experience, adorable and playful cats. Owner and staff happy to tell you about the friendly felines and those available for adoption. Café food looks appetising and good selection of gifts. A must for any cat fan.

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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

As crazy cat 🐈 people we love 💕 visiting cat cafes wherever everyone travel. This Wellington one just opened a month ago. The owners are very friendly, the cat playful and the hot chocolate looks delicious 😋. Also FANTASTIC cat items to purchase... we did......More

1  Thank Mandy B
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