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“Best breakfast place”

Maranui Surf Lifesaving Cafe
Ranked #19 of 917 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
New Zealand
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218 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
“Best breakfast place”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

This is one of the best breakfast cafes in Wellington. Great view, lovely food and wait staff, and priced reasonably compared to a lot of the expensive breakfast options in the downtown. Get here. Early on a weekend as there are no bookings.

  • Visited June 2014
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Wellington, New Zealand
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225 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Always amazing but always busy!”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Absolutely LOVE Maranui! The atmosphere, the food and the view are always fabulous. Such a great, well known spot for locals but would be a pleasure for travelers to visit too. Do beware that this place is always (and I really mean always!) busy, lines go down the stairs to get a table but it's totally worth it. Just make sure you go there early!

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank HayleyNZ87
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Great cafe food here”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Great menu plus cabinet food. Great close sea views and a real buzz about this place. Pity no bookings though as we had to wait about 25 minutes for a table during the school holidays.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Lorraine T
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Wellington, New Zealand
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Little gem out of the city”
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Fantastic little cafe out out of the bustle of the inner city. With ocean views and a quirky Wellingtonian vibe about the place, I visit whenever I can!
There is often a wait for a table and food, especially around brunch time on weekends but it's well worth the wait!
The eggs benedict and salmon is the best I've ever had and the thickshakes are to die for! They're so thick you can hardly use your straw to drink them.
Love this place!

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Stacey866
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Oakland, California
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Funky cool place by the water”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We had a good brunch. Large portions of breakfast and lunch foods. Many breakfast pastries. Good coffee.There were good salads

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Rose E
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