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5 Arthur Street, Otaki 5512, New Zealand
+64 6-364 8722
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our go-to to place for a delicious meal any time visiting Otaki, about once a month. We are never disappointed. The menu is contemporary and varied. The flavours are almost always in the seriously yummy category. We often bring visitors here and they are uniformly impressed with comments like "That was the best meal I have had since... More 

Thank David L
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a delightful calamari lunch (had it twice before but this one was the best). Cheesecake to finish was tops. But had to wait too long for coffee and just about finished my cake before it arrived. When it did come the coffee was most enjoyable. My guests enjoyed their experience as well and even rated it as a 5.... More 

Thank Bernie S
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the cafe last Saturday and the meal was amazing. The staff were friendly and hats off to the chef for an delicious dinner and pudding. Will definitely be going again

Thank berylo280
Wellington, New Zealand
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Motheres Day brunch - lovely pancakes, we have eaten here before and as usual the food was great and enjoyable. Great coffee.

Thank MAY1939
San Francisco, California, USA
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729 reviews
488 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in Otaki to take a break from driving in the rain. Rather than shop, I wanted to get a bite to eat. I spied Reds cafe off the main road thru town and popped in. The cabinet food looked appetizing so I ordered a spinach, pepper and pine-nut quiche and a cuppa tea. Well, the quiche was served... More 

Thank HaljoHal
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called at 1pm on a Sunday a couple of weeks ago. The cafe was busy. We found a dirty table that need cleaning (from previous guests). It took them sometime to clean. My meal was very average and the cous cous in the other meal was dry and tasteless. We found the whole experience unfortunate as previous visits had been... More 

Thank Zoe S
Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in here last weekend for lunch after sports in Waikanae. We had placed our order and then they got really busy so lucky for us. I had the fettuccine with sun dried tomatoes and red peppers. It was soo good better than the risotto I had a Jamie Oliver's in Sydney. Very tasty. My husband had the full breakfast... More 

Thank Huttchick
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mostly drop into the Cafe for a coffee and something eat when we return from Wellington. Tucked away from the main road and that means theres alway parking. Service has always been great with friendly staff. Good selection of cabinet food as well as a menu to choose from. Coffee always taste good as well and nice and hot. Good... More 

Thank Bradleyrf
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great food and great service, and pleasant staff ,also a good menu selection. All in all would recommend for people to try them.

Thank Pierre H
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Level Contributor
41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

A girlfriend raves about the custard slice and so I finally decided to stop and try it. Well she was right, best custard slice. The seafood chowder was delicious and staff very friendly. Worth the stop and takeaway available if in a hurry.

Thank Ajplus3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Arthur Street, Otaki 5512, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Kapiti Coast  >  Otaki
  • Phone Number: +64 6-364 8722

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