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Benedicts cafe

) #46 of 100 Restaurants in Lower Hutt ££ - £££ Cafe
141 Dowse Drive | Wellington, Lower Hutt 5010, New Zealand
+64 4-589 9852
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Sep 2016
“Great coffee shop and courier service ”
5 May 2016
“Warm, family friendly hospitality with a twist!”
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141 Dowse Drive | Wellington, Lower Hutt 5010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great neighbourhood coffee shop and has the bonus of being a post shop and pickup point for couriers-all you can eat pancakes on Saturday.

Thank Abey A
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Benedict's Cafe is a special place for families. Based in the suburb of Maungaraki, it is a haven for parents with small children, somewhere they can get a coffee and cake and have a safe place for their kids to play. The staff are really...More

Thank Cosmo132
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Extremely good service with good food and coffee. . Excellent for mums with young family's due to large play area

Thank BarbaraTR
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Great place for having a relaxed lunch or just a Coffig while kids while they entertain themselves in a calm atmosphere. The best portion/quality carrot cake in the Hutt !!!!

Thank Predisposition
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Spacious and clean but chairs are a bit old. Big play area inside restaurant for kids less than 7. Variety of choice for food and sweet. Plenty of choices for ice cream for kids too. Easy parking in front of the restaurant.

Thank Psusist
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Benedicts is so well set up for children. As well as great coffee, they have a good range of children's food and drinks as well. I took a three year old there today, and once he had finished his treat and drink, he was off...More

1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I cannot recommend this café enough. It is a little gem situated in Maungaraki. My husband and I frequent here often with our children and also when family are visiting. It is one place we can really enjoy and relax the experience of eating out...More

Thank MegJean
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Tried this cafe's signature dish - Eggs Benedict and it didn't disappoint. The serving size was plentiful and just delicious! The cafe is quite large and has a play area for kids making it popular for families. The variety of baked pastries and cakes are...More

Thank BillyV813
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We have enjoyed a wonderful breakfast at Benedicts for over 5 years now. We go up from Newtown Wellington simply because of great service and magnificent food. Best eggs benedict in Wellington and as that is my favorite breakfast, I have tried many places. They...More

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Thank James D
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Honestly the best Eggs Benedicts I have ever had. Every part of the meal was perfect right down to their homemade bread. The hollandaise was so smooth and full of flavour and the eggs tasted and looked amazing. To top it all off, had a...More

Thank Mike B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
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Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Dowse Drive | Wellington, Lower Hutt 5010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Lower Hutt
  • Phone Number: +64 4-589 9852
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Great food, Kids menu, Great Benedict's coffee roasted roasted on the premises,Themed dining on a Thursday night till 9pm. Family friendly with a view to giving parents some space and a chance to catch up.