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Scopa Caffe Cucina

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$$ - $$$
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141 Cuba Street | corner of Cuba and Ghuznee Streets, Wellington, New Zealand
+64 4-384 6020
08:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I think the best thing about this place is the speciality hot chocolate fantastic liquid chocolate. The brunch menus are a bit plain and it takes a while to decide. Atmosphere is nice, about $65 for brunch and coffees for two people making it a bit pricey.

Thank 551biancam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One Of The best tiramisù that I Never had!! But The espresso was terrible!! Wrong caffè quality and The Girl just dont know how to use the machine.

Thank Alkni
Frisco, Texas
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Scopa Caffe while on a NZ Xmas cruise - we had two of their gourmet pizzas and they were outstanding. Very fresh ingredients and unlike many Italian restaurants, came to our table looking (and tasting) like a culinary masterpiece. VERY small place, so you may have to wait at the bar or come back after some shopping... More 

Thank JayG2720
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming here for mid week dinners and special occasions alike since Scopa opened many years ago, and it is always fantastic. The service, the food, the tiramisu and the wine list - all thumbs up. Do bear in mind you can't book unless you're a group bigger than 5+, and it's busy, all the time! Totally pleasant to... More 

Thank guiserose
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With so many options on Cuba Street, this is a nice little Italian which serves tasty pizza and pasta and has excellent service where the staff pay wonderful attention to detail to you as a customer - I will definitely be going back soon. Something to note, there is no WiFi, however, make sure you get a table by the... More 

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Oulton Broad, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here on the off chance of having dinner, were welcomed by a very friendly staff member. We had 2 pizzas which were very tasty and the local beer. I recommend if you like beer to ask about it. Nothing to do with the restaurant however we were sat down beside for women who as time went on became... More 

Thank RogerLowestoft
St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place and were only stopping for a drink but on seeing the menu and food we couldn't resist! The bruschetta was incredibly tasty and so well seasoned and the pizzas were delicious with great thin bases. Service was really good- very friendly without being over the top. Would definitely recommend :)

Thank gengens
Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with the kids. The place was very busy. Staff were most accommodating and friendly. The pizza is made freshly in front of you. The quality was excellent. Would highly recommend. Very good value.

Thank asengineer
Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually get my hot chocolate from this place. Nothing beats Scopa hot chocolate. They have great pizzas too.

Thank prettyshrewd
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at about 7:30 on a busy New Year's Eve. We were greeted by a very welcoming and competent maitre d. Despite the fact it was a busy night the service was very good and our pizzas were tasty and fresh. Although this is not the first time I have dined at Scopa, after our fantastic experience last night... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Cuba Street | corner of Cuba and Ghuznee Streets, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-384 6020

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