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Arabica Cafe

1 Grey Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“avocado smash” (2 reviews)
“cheese scone” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1 Grey Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Sorry I consumed it too fast for a photo. The meal came fast (which was awesome because this was not a long lunch!) and was fresh and delicious. The salad had some dressing (containing oil) on it but I was thankful the aioli was served...More

Thank AntarcticChick
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Busy place in the morning. Some seating outside but mainly indoor seating. Only open weekdays. We ate Egg on ciabatta and a breakfast pannini. Lovely coffee we had a Latte and large black coffee with milk. Staff friendly and efficient.

Thank Trebor1955
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This is a typical Wellington coffee shop with good coffee and decent snacks that appear to be home-made. We used it for breakfast for four of the five days we spent in Wellington but it was closed on the Sunday. One cold day when everyone...More

Thank patinhongkong
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We did not want to eat in our hotel but luckily found this lovely cafe for breakfast. It is difficult to please us both as I prefer a healthy start and the fresh fruit with berry compote fitted the bill perfectly. My husband prefers a...More

Thank Aliceband979
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a great breckfast here.. food was yummy and the service was good.. a nice central location too

Thank CJO193
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Well located and lots of seats. Not too loud like some cafes can be. Great coffee and a really good selection of food. Staff are really friendly and nice and waiting times are very quick too.

Thank EmgeeNZ
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Stayed across the road at the Intercontinental Hotel but wanted something less expensive for breakfast. This was a good spot with a great menu. Tasty scrambled eggs and bacon fit the bill! nice strong coffee too. And good value.

Thank Jamlog
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We went here for Brunch as I had visited this cafe a year before and it was very good. But this time the food was a big let down. I ordered the Eggs Benedict with ham, expecting lovely thick slices of ham, instead the meal...More

Thank Shelle11
Reviewed 20 September 2017

we wandered past and thought we'd stop in. seated immediately and good was out within minutes. good size servings and quick service, would go back again

Thank sue b
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is not a place that I come too frequently, but when I have it has generally been just for coffee, and in that respect, there is little to distinguish it from many other coffee houses around Wellington. However, they do open early for breakfast,...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
08:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Grey Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 644737697
Established in 1998 Arabica has a excellent reputation for it's perfect cup of coffee and fine food. Arabica café is where it's at. The hub for the corporate business located opposite The Intercontinental Hotel in the heart of the City. Arabica is simple and Stylish, and is also the HQ for the Arabica Group. The success of the business is based on the company's Commitment to quality and service.
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